Christmas Eve Clam Chowder 2006 Recipe

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Submitted by critterkeeper

Makes 10 servings



A family tradition every Christmas eve!

Recipe Ingredients for Christmas Eve Clam Chowder 2006

4 servings bacon, cooked crisp and broken
2 large yellow onions, finely chopped
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 medium potatoes, cubed
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
3 cups 2% low-fat milk
2 cups half-and-half cream
40 ounce baby clams, undrained
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Recipe Directions for Christmas Eve Clam Chowder 2006

  1. Fry bacon in a large Dutch oven until crisp, remove with slotted spoon and set aside.

  2. Add onion to pot, saute until softened, then add potatoes and chicken stock.

  3. Season with salt and cayenne, cover and cook for 15 minutes.

  4. In a second large saucepan, melt butter, whisk in flour, whisking to make a roux.

  5. Cook for 1 minute, then add cream and milk while whisking.

  6. Cook over low heat until thickened.

  7. Pour into onion and potato mixture, add clams, 2 cans undrained, add clams only, from the other cans reserving the juice.

  8. Add worcestshire and bacon.

  9. Add the other 2 cans of reserved juice a bit at a time to reach desired consistancy and only if you want the soup less thick.

  10. Stir and gently cook over moderate heat until heated through.

  11. Transfer to soup tureen and garnish with parsley and paprika if using.

Categories

Dairy, Potatoes, Seafood, Main Dish, Soup, Christmas, St. Patrick's Day, Super Bowl, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 332.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
258
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.4g
19%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Sodium
878mg
37%
Potassium
503mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
29.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
7.6g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 16% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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