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Quick Cape Cod Clam Chowder

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 2
  Onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Canned clams 15 Ounce
  Condensed cream of chicken soup 10 1⁄2 Ounce
  Light cream 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Potatoes 8 Ounce
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1. In large saucepan, saute bacon until crisp, then remove and drain on paper towels.
2. Pour off bacon drippings from saucepan and return 1 tablespoon.
3. In bacon drippings, saute onion 5 minutes and remove from heat.
4. Drain clams, reserving liquid.
5. Add clam liquid to sauteed onion, along with chicken soup, cream, potatoes, salt and pepper.
6. Bring to boiling, stirring.
7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 5 minutes.
8. Add clams and simmer 3 minutes longer.

SERVING
9. Add bacon to the chowder and serve with crackers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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