Potato Chowder with Clams

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 277


1/2 pound bacon lean, cut in 1/2 -inch pieces
1/2 cup ham finely chopped cooked
1 cup onion chopped
1/2 cup celery thinly sliced
2 tablespoons flour
4 cups potatoes peeled, diced (about 1 1/2 lb.)
1/2 cup hot water
3 cups milk
2 (6 1/2-ounce) cans clams minced or chopped
1 tablespoon parsley dried
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


In a deep 12-inch skillet or 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, fry bacon and ham until brown. Remove with a slotted spoon set aside. Discard all but 2 tablespoons of the drippings.

Add onion and celery to skillet. Sauté until limp. Sprinkle vegetables with flour, stirring until blended. Stir in potatoes, hot water, bacon, and ham. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Stir in milk, clams with liquid, parsley, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer 5 minutes or until heated through.

Top each serving with a slice of butter and a sprinkle of paprika.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 277
Calories from Fat: 73

This Potato Chowder with Clams recipe is from the The Soup Collection Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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