Corn-and-Clam Chowder Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Bacon slices3
 Onion1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Minced clams/Fresh clams - 1 1/2 dozens16 Ounce
 Whole kernel corn12 Ounce
 Pared potato2 Cup (32 tbs), diced
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 142 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.3%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.4 mg

Sodium 689.1 mg28.7%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 7 g14.3%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Drain canned or fresh clams and reserve the liquid.
2) Chop fresh clams coarsely.
3) Drain corn, reserving liquid.

MAKING
4) In 6-quart Dutch oven or kettle, lightly saute the bacon.
5) Add onion and butter, and saute until onion is golden, for about 5 minutes.
6) Remove vessel from heat.
7) Stir in flour, mix until smooth.
8) In the oven or kettle, add clams, corn, potato, salt, pepper to Dutch oven.
9) Combine clam and corn liquids and add 4 cups of water.
10) Add to Dutch oven.
11) Boil the liquid; lower the heat, cover and simmer, 25 to 30 minutes, or until potato is tender.

SERVING
12) Serve the chowder hot with some garlic bread.
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