Clam-Chowder

Recipe: Crock Pot Clam Chowder

Ingredients

  • 4 (6 1/2 oz.) cans clams
  • 1/2 lb. salt pork or bacon, diced
  • 1 lg. onion, chopped 6 to 8 lg. potatoes, pared and cubed
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups half and half (or milk)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Cut clams into bite sized pieces if necessary.
  2. In skillet, saute salt pork or bacon and onion until golden brown; drain.
  3. Put into Crock Pot with clams.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients, except milk.
  5. Cover; cook on high 3 to 4 hours or until potatoes are tender.
  6. During the last hour of cooking, combine 1 cup of half and half with the cornstarch.
  7. Add that and the remaining half and half and stir well; heat through.
  8. Serve in large bowls with crusty French bread.

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: English

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