Boston Clam Chowder
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ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes: 6recipe id: 60736cook method: microwave
4 slices bacon
1/2 cup milk
1 can (13 ounce size) clams, minced, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup potatoes, peeled/diced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup onion, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup cream
Place bacon in a 2 qt. casserole dish. Cover and microwave 4 to 5 minutes, or until crisp. Remove bacon, crumble and set aside.
Drain clams and add liquid to bacon drippings. Stir in potatoes and onion. Cover and microwave on high 9 to 12 minutes or until potatoes soften.
Stir flour into half the milk. Add flour mixture and remaining milk, cream, clams, salt and pepper to hot liquid. Cover and microwave 4 to 5 minutes. Garnish with butter, oyster crackers and crumbled bacon.
256 calories, 17 grams fat, 13 grams carbohydrates, 12 grams protein per serving
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