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New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam ChowderPlenty 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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.