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Manhattan Clam Chowder with Bacon

Prep 15 m
Cook 35 m
Ready In 50 m


1 pint of chopped clams
4 Slices of crisp bacon
1 1/2 cups water
1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 cup chopped onion
2 potatoes, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
1 teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper to taste
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
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1. Drain clams and reserve liquid. Add enough water to reserved liquid to make 3 cups of stock.
2. In a large saucepan pour clam juice and water mixture, undrained tomatoes, onions, potatoes, carrots, salt, pepper and thyme. Cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes.
3. Remove the pan from the heat. Mash the vegetables slightly to thicken the broth. Add clams to the saucepan and heat thoroughly. Garnish with plenty of crisp bacon. Serve hot.


Landon E. Wilder,
The Shrimp Connection, Inc

Fresh Seafood Retail Company Piedmont North Carolina. Contact our Fresh Seafood Retail Company today at (336) 253-3881 for all your Local Foods, Whole Foods and Sustainable Foods needs in High Point, Mooresville, or Summerfield, NC

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