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southern italian clam chowder

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Angela Pietrantonio
Woonsocket, RI

I love clam chowder for two reasons! Born and raised in New England and we grew up on clam chowder, secondly, I come from a huge Italian family so we make Italiano on occasion! Recipe Source~ Country Italian Cooking

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For southern italian clam chowder

  • 2 slice
    bacon, diced
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped peeled carrot
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 2 can
    (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes ( i use contadina)
  • 1 can
    (8 oz.) tomato sauce (i use contadina)
  • 1 bottle
    (8 oz.) clam juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    chopped fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2 can
    (6.5 oz. each) chopped clams, undrained (i use snow's)

How To Make southern italian clam chowder

  • 1
    Saute bacon in large saucepan until crisp. Add onion, carrots and celery; saute for 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 2
    Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, clam juice, rosemary and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Stir in clams and juice. Simmer for 5 minutes or until heated through. 2 points per serving