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New England Clam Chowder

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Bumble Bee Recipes - New England Clam Chowder

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) 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 saute 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 Information

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.