Simple Clam Chowder Recipe

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


Submitted by ambernorris

Makes 12 servings



This clam chowder recipe is easy and tastes even better the next day. The protein in the milk benefits hair and skin, and the vitamin B12 from the clams and B6 from the potatoes nourish hair. Garnish with additional fresh thyme.

Recipe Ingredients for Simple Clam Chowder

2 medium slices, cooked (raw product packed 20/lb) Pork, Cured, Bacon
1 cup, chopped Onions
1 cup, diced Celery
1/2 tsp Salt, Table
1/2 teaspoon Thyme
2 clove Garlic
36 oz Clam, Mixed Species
5 cup diced Potato, Flesh And Skin
8 oz Clam Juice
3 cup 1% Milk
1/2 cup All Purpose Flour

Recipe Directions for Simple Clam Chowder

  1. Cook bacon in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings in pan. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add onion, celery, salt, thyme, and garlic to drippings in pan; cook 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  2. Drain clams, reserving liquid. Add clam liquid, potato, clam juice, and bay leaf to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until potato is tender. Discard bay leaf.

  3. Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add flour mixture to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 12 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Add clams; cook 2 minutes. Sprinkle with bacon

  4. Serving size 1 Cup per bowl.

Categories

Seafood, Soup, American, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 222.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
83
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
396mg
16%
Potassium
397mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
13.8g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
4.3g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 9% Iron 5%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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