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Clam Bisque

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Ingredients
  Clams 12
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , peeled and chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Fresh thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound (450 Grams)
  White wine 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Heavy cream 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Open the clams over a bowl and reserve all the juice and meat.
Melt the butter in a large saucepan and add the onion, garlic and thyme.
Fry, stirring, until the onion is soft, then add the clams and cook for 5 minutes.
Stir in the flour, tomatoes, seasoning and clam juice.
Bring to a boil.
Remove the pan from the heat.
Either blend the soup in a blender or rub it through a sieve.
Put the soup back into the pan.
Add the wine and cream, adjust the seasoning and heat thoroughly before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 304 Calories from Fat 213

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.2%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g74.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 92.2 mg30.7%

Sodium 207.4 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 8 g15.7%

Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 26.2%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 38.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Clam Bisque Recipe