Bacon and Clam Chowder

    Bacon and Clam Chowder


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    About this recipe: A delicious and hearty soup that is guaranteed to warm you up during the cold winter months. Bacon is simmered with potatoes, cream and baby clams. Serve with fresh crusty bread.

    Makes: 8 

    • 4 rashers streaky bacon, diced
    • 240g chopped onion
    • 350ml water
    • 625g peeled and cubed potatoes
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • 750ml single cream
    • 50g butter
    • 2 (280g) tins baby clams, juice reserved and finely chopped

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Place diced bacon in large stock pot over medium-high heat. Cook until almost crisp; add onions and cook 5 minutes. Stir in water and potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Bring to the boil and cook uncovered for 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
    2. Pour in single cream and add butter. Stir clams and 1/2 of the clam juice into the soup. Cook for about 5 minutes or until heated through. Do not allow to boil.

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