Ye Old Daddy's Clam Chowder

Ye Old Daddy's Clam Chowder

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    tbsp. canola oil

  • 2

    large onions diced

  • 4

    medium carrots peeled and diced

  • 1

    stalk celery diced

  • ¾

    tsp. kosher salt

  • 1

    tsp. old bay seasoning

  • ½

    tsp. freshly ground pepper

  • 1

    can (28oz.) crushed tomatoes

  • 1

    bottle 8 oz. clam juice1 bottle 8 oz. water

  • 5

    slice bacon, cooked

  • 2

    Idaho potatoes peeled and diced ½ inch

  • 6

    oz. fresh string beans, 1 inch pieces

  • 16

    oz. frozen corn

  • ½

    tsp. each dried thyme and dried oregano

  • 2

    tsp. sugar

  • 3

    cans chopped or minced clams

  • 1

    tsp. crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions

In a large soup pot, on medium low temp, heat canola oil. Add onions, carrots and celery. Then add salt, pepper and old bay seasoning and mix to combine. Cover pot, lower heat a bit and sweat vegetables until they are soft, about 5 - 8 minutes. Add cooked bacon and stir to combine. Add crushed tomatoes, clam broth and water. Bring liquids to a simmer and cook covered on low for 20 minutes Cook on very low if the liquids are bubbling too much. Add sugar and simmer another5 minutes. Taste for seasoning and make sure the tomatoes are sweet enough. Add diced potatoes and simmer on low for 15 minutes covered. Add string beans, corn, oregano, thyme and red pepper flakes if using. Cook 5 minutes and add the clams. Stir, let clams heat up and you're ready to serve.


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