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New England Clam Chowder

Chowders work well not only for impromptu meals but also when entertaining a large gathering. There's always a bowl or two for last minute guests.

Serves 
Prep time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Time to Table
45 min

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL)
vegetable oil
1
medium onion, finely diced
2
celery stalks, finely diced
2 tbsp (30 mL)
margarine
1/4 cup (50 mL)
all purpose flour
3 cups (750 mL)
milk 1%
2 cans (142g each)
Clover Leaf® Whole Baby Clams, drained (reserve liquid) and rinsed
3
medium potatoes, boiled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
6
bacon slices (reduced sodium), fried and crumbled

Preparation

  1. In a skillet, heat oil and saute onion and celery until tender; set aside.
  2. In medium stockpot, melt margarine and add flour; stir until smooth. Add milk and reserved clam liquid; stir until slightly thickened. Add cooked celery and onion, minced clams, potatoes, and bacon. Stir over low heat until well combined. Do not boil.
  3. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition

AmountAmount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
330
Fat
16 g
25%
Saturated Fat
4.5 g
Trans Fat
0.4 g
Saturated + Trans
25%
Cholesterol
55 mg
Sodium
600 mg
25%
Carbohydrate
27 g
9%
Fibre
2 g
8%
Sugar
8 g
Protein
21 g
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
30%
Calcium
20%
Iron
50%

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