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Clam Bisque

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Ingredients
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned minced clams 19 1⁄2 Ounce, undrained (3 cans, 6 1/2 ounce each)
  Clam juice 8 Ounce (1 bottle)
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Saute onion in butter in a heavy saucepan.
Add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add clam juice, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly.
Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Stir in milk and tomato juice, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is heated.
Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice.
Garnish servings with parsley, if desired

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Servings: 
2

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