Clam Chowder
Recipe from Diabetic Living


Clam Chowder

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Servings: 6
Serving size: 1 1/3  cups
Prep Time: 35 mins
Related Categories: Fish and Seafood, Slow Cooker, Soup
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Ingredients
  • 3   stalks 
    celery, chopped (1-1/2 cups)
  • 3   medium 
    onions, chopped (1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    chopped red-skin potatoes
  • 2   medium 
    carrots, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 1/4  cups 
    water
  • 1  8  ounce bottle 
    clam juice
  • 1   cup 
    reduced-sodium chicken broth or low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1  12  ounce can 
    fat-free evaporated milk
  • 3   tablespoons 
    cornstarch
  • 2  6 1/2 ounce can 
    chopped clams, drained
  • 2   tablespoons 
    dry sherry (optional)
  • 1   teaspoon 
    red wine vinegar
  • 2   slices 
    turkey bacon, cooked according to package directions and chopped
  •  
    Chopped green onion (optional)
Directions
1.
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine celery, onions, potatoes, carrots, the water, clam juice, broth, thyme, and pepper.
2.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 hours.
3.
If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. In a medium bowl combine evaporated milk and cornstarch. Stir milk mixture, clams, and sherry (if desired) into cooker. Cover and cook for 30 to 60 minutes more or until bubbly around edge. Stir in vinegar just before serving. Sprinkle each serving with bacon and, if desired, green onion.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 222, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 48, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 27, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 25, vit. A (IU) 3984.4, vit. C (mg) 25.98, Thiamin (mg) 0.18, Riboflavin (mg) 0.5, Niacin (mg) 3.16, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.31, Folate (g) 48.38, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 61.92, sodium (mg) 599, Potassium (mg) 934, calcium (mg) 252.42, iron (mg) 19.81, Vegetables () 0.5, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 3, Carb Choice () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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