Creamy Clam Chowder Soup

Catherine Erwin

By
@InHisGrip

This is my family's favorite soup for fall. With it's creamy texture and quick prep time, it's a mid week busy night winner! I add some fresh sourdough bread and have no problems getting everybody together around the dinner table!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
onion, finely chopped
1 c
celery, finely chopped
3 can(s)
(6-1/2 oz) minced clams
3/4 c
butter beans
3/4 c
flour
1 pt
half-and-half
1 pt
milk
1-1/2 Tbsp
salt
1/2 Tbsp
pepper
1 Tbsp
wine vinegar
2 c
potatoes, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place all veggies in medium saucepan. Drain juice from clams and pour clams over veggies.
2
Add enough water to barely cover veggies and simmer. Cook over medium heat until potatoes are fork tender. (About 20 minutes)
3
In meantime, melt butter. Add flour and blend. Cook one or two minutes over medium heat so that flour doesn't taste raw.
4
Add half-and-half and milk. Cook and stir until smooth and creamy. Use whisk to blend. Continue stirring until soup is thickened.
5
Add vegetables and clams (water too!) to the soup. Add seasonings to taste. Lastly add vinegar.
6
Heat thoroughly and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #potato, #easy, #and, #chowder, #Clams