New England Clam Chowder
A clam chowder that's easy to make and delicious to eat. This simple Bumble Bee version includes smoky bacon for added flavor.
Servings: Makes 4 to 6 servings.
2 cans (10 oz.) Bumble Bee® whole Baby Clams, drained (reserve liquid) and minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium onion, finely diced
2 stalks celery, finely diced
2 tablespoons margarine
1/4 cup flour
3 cups milk
3 medium potatoes, boiled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
6 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
In skillet, heat oil and sauté onion and celery until tender; set aside. In medium stockpot, melt margarine and add flour; stir until smooth. Add milk and reserved clam juice; stir until slightly thickened. Add cooked celery and onion, potatoes, minced clams, and bacon. Stir over low heat until well combined. Do not boil.
Nutrition Facts: For one serving (373g): Calories 310 (from Fat 120), Fat 13g (Saturated 4.5g), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 870mg, Total Carbohydrate 35g, Fiber 3g, Sugars 7g, Protein 15g.