Wegman's Delicious, Spunky, Clammy Chowda! Longmeadow

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (I use 1 slice of bacon)
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 2
    cups clam juice (I use chicken stock)
  • 4
    medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 12
    teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1
    (6 1/2 ounce) chopped clams, undrained
  • 1
    cup whole milk (or cream, I use 1% milk)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heavy bottom soup pot, cook bacon on LOW until crisp. Remove bacon and drain off all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings.
  • Add onion to pot, stir and cook until limp and golden, about 3 minutes.
  • Add bacon, clam juice (or chicken stock), potatoes, and thyme. Simmer, covered; stirring occasionally until potatoes are soft, about 20 minutes.
  • Add clams and milk; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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