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Clam Chowder

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“My favourite clam chowder recipe. Not much to get in the way of the clams except for some potatoes, cream and butter. Sometimes, austere simplicity is the only way to go.”
READY IN:
33mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook potatoes in salted water until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain. Mash lightly.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and saute onion and garlic until translucent, and starting to go a light gold, 6-8 minutes.
  3. Add the half and half and cream, ¾ cup reserved clam juice, salt, thyme and white pepper and heat to scalding.
  4. Add potatoes and clams.
  5. Bring to simmer, stirring frequently. Thin with some milk if desired.
  6. Serve immediately, floating 1 pat of butter per bowl of soup and dusting with parsley.

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