Zesty New England Clam Chowder Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time23 Min
Ready In28 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Bacon slices2 , diced
 Onion1 Medium, diced
 Potatoes2 Medium, diced
 Minced clams15 Ounce
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), unsifted
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 376 Calories from Fat 155

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g52.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.9 mg

Sodium 1219.4 mg50.8%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 18 g35.6%

Vitamin A 10.6% Vitamin C 34.8%

Calcium 24% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Take a 3-quart casserole and cook bacon in it for 3 minutes on High.
2) Mix in onion and potatoes and then cook, covered for 5 minutes on High.
3) Pour in clam juice and water and again cook, covered for 8 to 10 minutes on High until potatoes are tender.
4) In a 2-cup liquid measure, heat butter till it melts and mix in flour.
5) Blend this with potato mixture and stir in clams and rest of the ingredients.
6) Cook the mixture, covered for 4 to 5 minutes on High until hot.

7) Serve hot.