This savory broth-based clam chowder is warming, hearty, and perfect for cool evenings. Simple to pull together, this chowder saves time by using chopped pre-shucked clams. This chowder is rich in protein and provides a good source of iron and potassium.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: Approximately 40 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
For garnish and serving (optional):
Add extra virgin olive oil and butter to a large soup pot over medium heat. Add onions and celery and sauté until soft, stirring frequently.
Add wine and potatoes and cook until the potatoes start to soften, stirring occasionally.
Add clam juice, thyme, and bay leaves. Cover the pot and cook until potatoes are soft, stirring occasionally for approximately 15 minutes.
Add chopped clams and reduce heat to simmer. Heat for an additional 10 minutes to cook the clams through. Remove bay leaves. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with parsley and sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes (optional). Serve with oyster crackers, if desired.
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Calories: 300 / Total Fat: 10g (13% DV) / Saturated Fat: 4g (20% DV) / Trans Fat: 0g / Cholesterol: 45mg (15% DV) / Sodium: 1020mg (44% DV) / Total Carbohydrate: 30g (11% DV) / Dietary Fiber: 1g (4% DV) / Total Sugars: 2g / Added Sugar: 0g (0% DV) / Protein: 20g / Vitamin D: 0mcg (0% DV) / Calcium: 94mg (8% DV) / Iron: 3mg (15% DV) / Potassium: 542mg (10% DV)
Allergen statement: Contains shellfish (clams) and dairy. If oyster crackers are served, contains wheat.