Afternoon Delight Clam Chowder

malinda sargent

By
@GREEKROSE2005

sure to warm you on a cold winter day unsure where I got it from I think off cdkitchen.com


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Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup celery diced
2/3 cup onion diced
2 cups potatoes diced
1 clove garlic minced
2 1/2 cups hot water
1 ounce clam base
2 cups hot water, more if needed
7 ounces chopped clams with juice
1 carrot peeled and grate
1 pint half and half
***roux***
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sauté celery, onion, and garlic in the 2 Tbsp. butter. Add potatoes and water, and simmer for 30 minutes. Add clam base, a pinch of thyme, salt, pepper, and hot water. Simmer for 15 minutes and add clams and carrot. Simmer 15 minutes and add half and half and water. Heat through until simmer. Meanwhile make a roux out of the 1/2 C. butter and the 1/2 C. Flour make sure that the flour cooks through before adding this to the simmering soup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders, Other Soups