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Quick Clam Chowder Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Quick Clam Chowder

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"So easy but so delicious."

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  1. In large pan cook onion and celery in butter or margarine. Add clam chowder, cream of potato soup, cream of celery soup, clams, and half-and-half, and heat through. NOTE: Half-and-half is best but milk will do.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 20 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 22, 2003

This was really good. You really could not tell that it was so quick. I added a few more potatoes but you didnt have too. I just like lots. I did put bacon in mine. I also added clam juice. I would recommend this to all of you .

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 08, 2013

I did not care for this recipe.

Sep 23, 2006

I agree that this recipe is so easy but so delicious! I made it last night along with grilled cheese. I cook a lot and usually dishes much more complicated than this; however I enjoy a little break from time to time. This chowder tastes like much more than opening cans! My husband thought it should be thicker but I myself liked the thinner consistancy. Our son wouldn't even try it but our daughter loved it and asked for seconds! I used equal amounts of whole milk and half and half and that worked well. I would definitely make this again!

Oct 23, 2006

This clam chowder is sooo easy and so delicious! It's our new family favorite! I add partially boiled and cubed potatoes to this recipe for a heartier chowder.

Sep 29, 2008

This was so easy and tasted like I'd worked for hours! I added potatoes (small cubes par boiled)but other then that everything was by the book. I doubled this recipe and froze half for another meal, made a huge pot of soup. My family went back for 2nds, 3rds and 4ths!

Apr 09, 2008

I have used a very similarrecipe in the past and instead of high calorie 1/2 and 1/2 I use lo-fat condensed milk and add more potatoes. Family loves it including the 5 year old granddaughter.I serve with my own croutons and bacon pieces. Thanks for reminding me about it. I always need something fast for the busy lifestyle

Nov 05, 2006

My husband adores this chowder and it is so-o-o-o-o easy to make. We let it cook a little longer since thickness is the key in my household and I also add another can of clams, after all, it is clam chowder. This is one recipe I highly recommend!

Dec 27, 2004

This soup is wonderful and so easy to make. The flavors are just right. I used a small size frozen shrimp that I thawed out and took out the excess water from the shrimp. I also put in some extra shrimp. It is now my favorite soup.


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  • Calories
  • 412 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.1 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 95 mg
  • 32%
  • Fat
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Sodium
  • 1198 mg
  • 48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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