"Give leftover mashed potatoes a second life: Make a pot of clam chowder." — USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson
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thick-cut bacon, cut into small dice
onion, cut into medium dice
dried thyme leaves
1 1/2 cups
leftover mashed potatoes
2 (8 ounce) bottles
4 (6.5 ounce) cans
minced clams (clams and juice separated)
new potatoes, cut into 1/2 -inch cubes
minced fresh parsley
Salt and pepper, to taste
the best clam chowder I have ever had
We love clam chowder so I tried this recipe because of the reviews but We didn't care for it too much. It was bland and didn't taste too much like clam chowder. It tasted more like potato soup. I don't think I'll be making this recipe again.
Truly the best chowder I have ever had! I forgot to pick up some clam juice but added 2 extra cans of clams for the missing juice and I wish we had left-overs.
Delicious! I followed this recipe almost exactly. The only changes were extra bacon, and a little extra cream. I served these with Rosemary Drop Biscuits by FrackFamily5 for a very tasty meal.
I like my clam chowder to be meaty, so I might add another can of clams in the future.
Awesome soup!! Everyone loved it!! I added some scallops and it was absolutely delicious.. I used more heavy cream and water then suggested. I served the soup in breadbowls it was great !
Famly loved it and I have two little boys and a husband who does not particularly like seafood. I served it in a sourdough bread bowl and it was a hit.
Too many potatoes in my opinion. Overall a good chowder. Everyone in the family enjoyed it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Classic Clam Chowder
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 323
** Calories from Fat: 77
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