Quick and Easy New England Clam Chowder

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Whatever you do, do not let the words ‘quick’ or ‘easy’ deter you from making this quick and easy New England clam chowder. Just because you open a few cans and add them to a pot doesn’t mean you shouldn’t expect great flavor. And this, despite it’s simplicity, is one great clam chowder. It has the right consistency, the right amount of potatoes, and best of all, plenty of clams. Lots of clams. This is great creamy goodness in a bowl.

Quick and Easy New England Clam Chowder

No One Needs To Know How Easy This Is

Don’t change a thing when making this quick and easy New England clam chowder. Don’t substitute milk for the half and half. And definitely don’t use fewer clams. Nope, make it just as it says and you’ll be happy with the results. And this makes a big batch, so you’ll have plenty for a crowd, too!

The history of the variations of clam chowder are actually quite interesting.

Quick and Easy Clam Chowder
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Quick and Easy New England Clam Chowder

Don't change a thing when making this quick and easy clam chowder.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword clam chowder
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 211kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onions and cook, stirring often, until they just being to soften, 2-4 minutes.
  • Add the drained clams, both cans of clam chowder, both cans of cream of potato soup, and the half and half. Stir to combine.
  • Bring soup to a simmer then reduce heat and simmer slowly for one hour. Stir occassionally.
  • Serve with your favorite crackers.

Nutrition

Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 629IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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