有一次在朋友家喝的，觉得非常好喝，就要来recipe。这种是potato base的，还有一些clam chowder是tomato base的。以后再来试做。
2 slices bacon, approx. 3 oz. (optional)
1 large onion (2 cups) cut into medium dice
1/2teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2 medium bay leaves
1 1/2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
2 bottles (8 oz) clam juice
4 cans (6.5 oz each) minced clams (clams and juice separated)
1 cup water
9 new potatoes cut into ?inch cubes (4 cups)
1/2cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste
In large soup kettle, fry bacon over medium heat until bacon crisps, about 5
minutes. Remove bacon and set aside.
Keep 2 tablespoons bacon fat in pan. (If necessary add oil to yield 2 tables
poons). Add onion and saute until soft, about 5 minutes. Add thyme and bay l
eaves; cook until fragrant, 30 seconds or so.
Whisk in mashed potatoes, clam juice (bottled and what you have drained from
the canned clams) and 1 cup of water. Add new potatoes and bring to a simm
Reduce heat and continue to simmer, partially covered, until potatoes are te
nder, about 10 minutes. Stir in clams, cream and parsley; season with salt a
Heat through and serve, garnishing each bowl with reserved bacon.
Makes about 2 quarts. Serves 8
Per cup: 296 calories, 17g protein, 25g carbohydrates, 14g fat (6 saturated
- will be lower without bacon), 3g fiber, 383 mg sodium.