Creamy Corn & Clam Chowder
6 (1 1/4-cup)
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 large (1 cup) onion, chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

2 (10-ounce) cans whole baby clams, reserve juice

1 (15-ounce) can cream-style corn

1 (8-ounce) bottle clam juice

1 large (1 1/2 cups) potato, peeled, chopped

1 cup Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half

1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves  

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

Fresh thyme sprigs, if desired

 

 *Substitute 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan until sizzling; add onions and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until softened. Stir in reserved clam juice, cream-style corn, bottled clam juice and potatoes (clams will be added later). Increase heat to medium-high. Cook 4-6 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook, stirring occasionally, 12-15 minutes or until potatoes are just tender.

  2. STEP 2

    Add half & half, clams, chopped thyme, salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until heated through.

  3. STEP 3

    To serve, ladle into individual serving bowls. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs, if desired.

Tip #1

Serve this chowder with warm bread and a green salad for a light, but satisfying meal.

Nutrition

250Calories
8Fat (mg)
90Cholesterol (mg)
1040Sodium (mg)
28Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
19Protein (g)

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  March 28, 2014

got this recipe from a friend and she served it in a bread bowl...great

— says priscilla
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  January 19, 2013

Couldn't wait to try this recipe and I'm not disappointed. Nice and easy and the perfect meal on a cold winter night. Thank you!!

— says Jennifer
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  March 27, 2012

Nice, easy recipe, very simple and delicious!

— says amelia
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  November 13, 2010

I left out the clams and added 1 1/2 cups of frozen corn. It was yummy!!

— says Jan
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