Clam Chowder ( Crock Pot)

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Let the slow cooker tend to the cooking of this delicious chowder.


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Serves:

4 - 5

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

6 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1
onion, chopped
2
celery ribs, sliced
2-3 oz
pancetta or lean bacon, finely diced
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
cold water
2 c
half and half
1 1/4 lb
russet baking potatoes ( about 4 medium) peeled and cut into small cubes
3/4 tsp
dried thyme leaves
2 - 6 oz
cans chopped or minced clams
1/4to 1/2 tsp
season salt
1/4 tsp
freshly ground pepper
chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a crock pot, combine the onion, celery, and pancetta.
2
Whisk the flour into 1/2 cup of cold water. Stir into the vegetables in the crock pot.

Stir in the remaining cup of water and add the potatoes and thyme.
3
Drain the liquid from the clams into the cooker; reserve the clams in the refrigerator.

Cover and cook on low heat setting about 6 hours, stirring once or twice, if possible, until the potatoes are tender, but not mushy and falling apart.
4
Increase the heat to high. Stir in the reserved clams, half-and-half, seasoned salt, and pepper.

Cook, uncovered, on high 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve hot, garnished with sprinkling of parsley, pancetta,bacon or cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #chowder, #Clam