New England Clam Chowder Recipe

Enjoy this hearty dish as a meal or as a meal starter.

New England Clam Chowder Recipe

How To Make New England Clam Chowder

This Clam Chowder is a hearty and hot soup recipe that will give you warmth during the winter season. You can make this in less than an hour and serve for breakfast or dinner.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ground black pepper , to taste
  • 6 oz clams, minced
  • 3 cups half-and-half
  • 3 Tbsp margarine
  • 1 ½ cup water


  1. Sauté bacon in a large kettle until almost crisp.

  2. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Add cubed potatoes, salt, and pepper to taste and water.

  4. Cook uncovered for 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.

  5. Meanwhile, drain clams, reserving clam liquid.

  6. Add clams, clam liquid, half and half, and butter to the kettle.

  7. Mix well and heat for about 3 minutes or until heated through.

  8. Do not allow to boil.


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 127mg
  • Calories: 272kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 614mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 611mg
  • Vitamin A: 589IU
  • Vitamin C: 24mg
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