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Our Favorite Clam Chowder Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Zogg
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 lb. minced clams or 2, 61/2 oz. cans minced clams
1 cup finely diced onion
1 cup finely diced celery
2 cups finely diced potato
water as needed
1 1/2 sticks butter
3/4 cup flour
1 quart half and half
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Drain the juice from the clams and pour over the 3 veggies in a medium sauce pan. If needed, add water just until they are barely covered. Simmer over medium heat until the potatoes are tender. Set aside. In a medium soup pot melt the butter and stir in the flour. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Next add the half and half stirring with a whisk and cook until smooth and very thick. Add the undrained vegetables, seasonings and clams and heat thoroughly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very rich soup. We double the amount of clams.

 

 

 

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