Chunky Clam Chowder
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Yields: 10 bowls
 
Serve with sourdough bread.
Ingredients
  • 1 pack of Bacon
  • 4 medium can of whole or minced clams
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 cup celery, minced
  • 3 large potatoes, diced
  • 2-3 carrots, diced
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Fry bacon and let drain on paper towels, crumble.
  2. Cook onion, celery, potatoes, and carrots in bacon grease for 5 minutes.
  3. Add clam juice to pan and some water to cover vegetables and cook vegetables for another 5-10 minutes or until tender.
  4. In a large heavy pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  5. Whisk in flour until smooth.
  6. Whisk in milk and cream, whisking constantly for 7 minutes until thick and smooth.
  7. Stir in vegetables and clam juice.
  8. Add bacon.
  9. Stir in clams just before serving.
  10. Stir in red wine vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
Recipe by Cook Eat Delicious! at http://www.cookeatdelicious.com/seafood-recipes/chunky-clam-chowder-recipe.html