Clam Chowder 1

Course : Chowders
Serves: 4
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2 tablespoons butter
1 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup diced leeks
1/4 teaspoon garlic chopped
2 tablespoons flour
1 quart milk
1 cup clams in juice
1 cup diced potatoes
1 tablespoons salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon dry thyme
1/2 cup heavy cream

Preparation / Directions:

In a soup pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, celery, leeks and garlic. Saute for 3 minutes mixing often. Remove from heat and add flour, mixing well. Add milk and whisk vigorously. Drain clams and add juice to soup. Slowly bring to a boil, mixing often. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add potatoes and seasonings, simmer 10 minutes. Add clams and simmer 5 - 8 minutes. Finish with heavy cream. Serve.


Nutritional Information:

366 Calories (kcal); 25g Total Fat; (60% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 26g Carbohydrate; 89mg Cholesterol; 1805mg Sodium

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