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Simple Manhattan Clam Chowder

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 3 , finely diced
  Finely diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned minced clams 15 Ounce (2 Cans, 7 1/2 Ounce Each, About 2 Cups)
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can, 2 Cups)
  Diced potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Finely diced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

Partially cook bacon.
Add onion and celery and cook till tender but not brown.
Drain clams, reserving liquor.
Add water to the liquor to make 4 cups; add to bacon mixture.
Add tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, and seasonings.
Cover; simmer about 35 minutes.
Blend 2 tablespoons flour with 2 tablespoons cold water to make smooth paste.
Stir into chowder; cook and stir till mixture comes to a boil.
Add clams; heat through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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