Clam Chowder

Recipe from Diabetic Living
Clam Chowder
SERVINGS
6
SERVING SIZE
1 1/3 cups
PREP TIME
35 mins
by 5.0 1  person
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Fish and Seafood, Slow Cooker, Soup
Ingredients
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  • 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.

Tip

  • For Easy Cleanup:

    Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 222, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 48, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 27, Monounsaturated 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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