New England Clam Chowder Recipe

Looking for an easy New England Clam Chowder recipe? Learn how to make New England Clam Chowder using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by zanna23

Makes 6 servings



Cooking Light New England Clam Chowder

Recipe Ingredients for New England Clam Chowder

13 ounces chopped clams, undrained
16 ounces clam juice
4 bacon
1 cup onion
1 cup celery
1 garlic clove
3 cups red potato
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 parsley sprigs
2 cups skim milk
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup half-and-half

Recipe Directions for New England Clam Chowder

  1. Preparation

  2. Drain clams through a colander into a bowl, reserving liquid and clams. Combine clam liquid and clam juice.

  3. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add onion, celery, and garlic to pan; sauté 8 minutes or until tender. Add clam juice mixture, potato, and next 4 ingredients (through bay leaf); bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until potato is tender.

  4. Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until smooth; add to pan. Stir in clams and half-and-half. Cook 5 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Serve with bacon. Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 372.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
272
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
853mg
36%
Potassium
782mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
38.8g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
10.7g
Protein
11.2g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 16% Iron 9%
* 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+
    Bad points
  • High in sodium
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