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Clam Chowder

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Ingredients
  Salt pork 1⁄8 Pound
  Onions 2 Large, ground
  Clams 2 Quart
  Cornmeal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Potatoes 4 Large
Directions

Fry salt pork in skillet until browned; add onions.
Saute onions until tender.
Place clams in brine solu- tion to cover; sprinkle with cornmeal.
Let stand for about 12 hours.
Steam clams in small amount of fresh water until shells open.
Reserve clam stock.
Remove clams from shells; grind.
Combine clams and reserved stock in large kettle; add about 1 quart water.
Grind 1 potato; cube remaining potatoes.
Add potatoes, salt pork and onions to chowder; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat; simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3863 Calories from Fat 664

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g114.3%

Saturated Fat 20.2 g101.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 691.9 mg230.6%

Sodium 2047.7 mg85.3%

Total Carbohydrates 512 g170.6%

Dietary Fiber 54.4 g217.8%

Sugars 37.3 g

Protein 295 g589.9%

Vitamin A 114.4% Vitamin C 879.7%

Calcium 117.5% Iron 1575.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Clam Chowder Recipe