Easy Clam Chowder Recipe
This is an easy recipe for clam chowder using half and half.
- 2 cans chopped clams 6.5 ounce cans
- 1 large yellow onion minced
- 3/4 cup celery rib chopped
- 8 tablespoons butter
- 2 bacon slices crumbled
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 3 cups half and half
- 1/2 cup flour all-purpose
- 2 cups potatoes diced
- 1 cup clam juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
Melt butter in a cooking pot.
Add onions and celery. Cook for 2 minutes, or until the vegetables soften
Drain the juice from the clam and pour in along with the extra clam juice. Let boil.
Put-in potatoes and thyme. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender
Combine half and half and flour. Mix well and pour the mixture in the cooking pot while stirring continuously. Cook until desired thickness is achieved.
Put-in chopped clams and cook for 3 to 5 minutes more.
Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with crumbled bacon.
Serve. Share and enjoy!