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Easy Clam Chowder with Everyday Ingredients

Easy Clam Chowder with Everyday Ingredients

You can make this soup any time with basic ingredients you got stocked up at home. Simple, and yet very cozy and delicious.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Potato
1
Onion
1
Carrot
1/2
Bacon
3 slices
Butter
2 tablespoons
White flour
1 tablespoon
Canned clams
1 can (125 g)
Bagged mushrooms
50 g (1 bag)
Soup stock cube
1
Water
1 cup (200 ml)
Milk
2 cups (400 ml)
Salt
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. Drain mushrooms. Don't drain the clams - you'll also use the water from the can.
2. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a pot. Dice vegetables and bacon into 7 to 8 mm cubes, then add into the pot. Sauté for 10 minutes.
3. Add 1 tablespoon of flour and butter. Cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add water, soup stock cube, clams (with its liquid), and the drained mushrooms, then heat.
5. When it boils, turn the heat to low and cover the pot. Let cook for 10 minutes.
6. Add milk and salt. Stir as you heat.
7. It's ready to eat when it's slightly bubbly and thickened.
8. Also top with black pepper or parsley.

Story Behind this Recipe

Someone asked me the easiest way to make clam chowder.
So I tried coming up with the simplest selection of ingredients and made a delicious dish out of them.