Great Clam Chowder Recipe

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Great Clam Chowder
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  1. In a large stockpot, over medium heat, fry the bacon until crisp.
  2. Stir in the leeks, celery, and carrots, season with salt and pepper, and add bay leaves.
  3. Cook, stirring, until the vegetables are soft and tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the flour and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the clam juice, potatoes, and corn, season with salt and pepper, reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15 minutes.
  6. Add the cream, parsley, and clams and their liquor and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Remove the bay leaves.
  8. Ladle into soup bowls and serve hot with oyster crackers.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1507.35 Kcal (6311 kJ)
Calories from fat 165.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.34g 28%
Cholesterol 38.89mg 13%
Sodium 951.66mg 40%
Potassium 694.23mg 15%
Total Carbs 48.81g 16%
Sugars 7.84g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2.59g 10%
Protein 10.09g 20%
Vitamin C 30.4mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 59.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 270.03 Kcal (1131 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.29g 28%
Cholesterol 6.97mg 13%
Sodium 170.48mg 40%
Potassium 124.36mg 15%
Total Carbs 8.74g 16%
Sugars 1.4g 31%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 10%
Protein 1.81g 20%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 51%
Iron 0.3mg 8%
Calcium 10.7mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 31.2
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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