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BC Ferries Manhattan Clam Chowder


This is from a free recipe card that they used to give out on the BC ferries. It is a tomato-based chowder and is very good.

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  • 4 slices diced bacon or 1/4 cup diced salt pork
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced carrot
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups clam juice or Clamato
  • 2/3 cup diced potato
  • 1 (14 ounce) can chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 (8 ounce) can baby clams, - un-drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash thyme
  • salt and pepper


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Step 1


In a large saucepan, over medium heat, saute bacon or salt pork until light brown.
Add celery, onions green pepper and carrots and cook until tender.
Blend in flour and simmer 5 minute Stir in clam juice and potatoes; simmer 15 minute.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and baby clams and cook an additional 10 minute.
Season with thyme, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.

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