Easy Creamy New England Clam Chowder

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Easy Creamy New England Clam Chowder

This Easy Creamy New England Clam Chowder is comforting, filling and amazingly delicious! It’s soon to be your family’s new favorite soup recipe! And is perfect at any time of year.

Ingredients:

STEAMING THE CLAMS:

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 lbs. fresh, live clams (scrubbed clean)

CLAM CHOWDER:

  • 6 slices thick cut bacon, diced
  • 1 cup onions, finely diced
  • 1 cup celery, finely diced
  • 1 cup leeks, finely sliced
  • 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups red potatoes, diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 3/4 cup clam juice (bottled is fine)
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 3/4 cup steamed clams, chopped
  • 1 quart half and half (4 cups)

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