Creamy Corn & Clam Chowder

Creamy Corn & Clam Chowder
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4 Reviews
Canned whole baby clams are easy to use and give this chowder extra flavor and hardiness.
15 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
6 (1 1/4-cup) servings

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.

Directions

  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. Add half & half, clams, chopped thyme, salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until heated through.
  3. To serve, ladle into individual serving bowls. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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

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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!!

Rating

Nice, easy recipe, very simple and delicious!

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

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