New England Clam Chowder
Plenty of vegetables make this a hearty chowder your whole family will enjoy. To make a meal, add a fresh green salad, a loaf of sourdough bread.
4 slices bacon, chopped
1 pound (about 3 medium) potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1/4 cup chopped carrot
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup finely chopped celery
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 (6.5-ounce) cans chopped or minced clams, undrained
1 cup milk
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Cook bacon in medium saucepan until crisp; drain. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon fat. Return reserved bacon fat to saucepan. Add potatoes, carrot, onion and celery. Cook, stirring frequently, until potatoes are tender.
- Combine evaporated milk and flour in small bowl until blended; add to potato mixture. Stir in clams with juice, milk, water, bacon and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring frequently, for 15 to 20 minutes or until creamy and slightly thick. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 563 Calories from Fat: 231 Total Fat: 25.7 g Saturated Fat: 10.8 g Cholesterol: 110 mg Sodium: 752 mg Carbohydrates: 44.7 g Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g Sugars: 0 g Protein: 37.2 g.
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