New England Clam Chowder

A hearty bowl of New England clam chowder garnished with parsley

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 24 Clams
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 3/4 cup Half & Half
  • 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 lb Pork, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 3 Potatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp Thyme

Directions:

Combine clams, their liquid and water; bring to a boil. Drain clams, reserving liquid. Remove clams from shells; chop meat; set aside.

In butter, fry pork with onions, until onions are clear. Add potatoes and liquid from clams; simmer 20 minutes. Stir in half & half, seasonings, and clams. Heat thoroughly.

Serve with fresh artisan bread or your favorite fancy soup crackers.