Homemade clam chowder is actually quite easy to make and this is one exceptional version you're family is sure to ask for again.
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 (6.5-ounce) cans chopped clams, drained, liquid reserved
3 cups milk
2 large russet potatoes, peeled and chopped (about 3 cups total)
1 (7.6-ounce) can NESTLÉ Media Crema
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Hot pepper sauce (optional)
BIMBO Double Fiber Toasted Bread or Toasted Bread (optional)
Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)
- Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until softened.
- Stir in reserved clam liquid, milk, potatoes, media crema, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 25 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft and soup is thickened. Stir in clams; cook until heated through. Add hot pepper sauce to taste.
- Garnish with herbs and serve with toasted bread, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
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