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Delicious New England Clam Chowder

 
Delicious New England Clam Chowder
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Delicious New England Clam Chowder recipe

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

40

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

3 slices bacon
raw
8 ounces clams
minced, undrained
1 ½ cups potatoes
peeled, cubed
cup onions
finely chopped
1 medium carrots
diced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 ½ cups milk
1 cup light cream (half&half)
1 teaspoon salt
teaspoon black pepper
*
¼ teaspoon thyme
dried
*

Directions

Place bacon in a deep, 2-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole.

Heat, covered with a paper towel, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until bacon is crisp.

Remove cooked bacon with a slotted spoon.

Crumble bacon and set aside.

Reserve drippings in casserole.

Drain liquid from clams and add liquid to bacon drippings.

Set clams aside.

Add potatoes, onion and carrot to casserole.

Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender; stir occasionally.

Blend flour into vegetable mixture.

Gradually stir in milk until smooth.

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until thickened and smooth.

Stir in cream, salt, pepper, thyme and reserved clams.

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until heated through.

Garnish with crumbled bacon before serving.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 174g (6.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 20350% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 565mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 14% Iron 43%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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