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Quick Manhattan Clam Chowder

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars
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"I was looking for a quick and easy Manhattan clam chowder and never found one, so I made my own!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 244
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 cups)

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir onion, celery, carrots, basil, garlic, and black pepper until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Transfer 1/2 of the vegetable mixture to a food processor.
  2. Stir 2 cans stewed tomatoes into the pot. Drain the remaining can of stewed tomatoes and add to the food processor. Blend vegetable-tomato mixture until smooth. Stir pureed mixture into pot with vegetables.
  3. Mix clams, clam juice, and potatoes into the pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer soup until heated through, 15 to 20 minutes. Season soup with Worcestershire sauce.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 244 calories; 4 25.8 26.7 64 720 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was exactly what I was looking for on a cold wintery day. Prep was straightforward and the end result was excellent. The soup was delicious with plenty of goodness in every spoonful!

Most helpful critical review

Needed more seasoning.

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This was exactly what I was looking for on a cold wintery day. Prep was straightforward and the end result was excellent. The soup was delicious with plenty of goodness in every spoonful!

I skipped the food processing and added some garden tomatoes. I had 12 oz of salt pork I was going to use for a New England Clam Chowder so I used it in this recipe. Great ingredients and direct...

Needed more seasoning.

I doubled the recipe because I was sharing with a friend who is going through chemo. We substituted a leek for the celery because it was on hand. I added the juice from the clams with the other...

I used 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil in place of the fresh and I thought it gave it too much flavor of the basil. I wish I would have left it out, altogether. I made this on a Friday for a Sunda...

Ok so good recipe....I didn't blend veggies,but enjoyed them soft...added an additional 5 cans of clams on top off the 2....so unless u get the ones in the tall can...the put off for actually yi...

Love it, Its my rainy day go to meal..!

The family said this is one of the top 3 soups I've ever made. I would agree as I'm very picky about good soups. Mhattan style is sooo much flavorful vs. New England style...ridiculous I waited...

I made this up the other night. Not having a food processor I used a whisk to finely chop up the stewed tomatoes and the soup came restaurant quality! Lot of work but well worth the effort!