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Quick Clam Chowder Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Heller
Added: Saturday, November 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4-5 peeled potatoes
5 cans chopped clams with the juice
1 sweet onion
1 C. half and half
1 C. milk
2 T. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Peel and chop into bite size enough potatoes to make 4-5 cups Chop sweet onion. In large pot, heat on medium high 2 T. olive oil. Stir in onions and cook until translucent. Add potatoes and enough water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Add clams with juice and bring back to a boil. Turn off heat immediately, cover and let sit for at least 20 minutes. When ready to eat, add milk and half and half, heat to serving temperature but do not let it boil again. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with crusty bread and butter or oyster crackers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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