Clam: Clam Chowder by jgarcia

posted by jgarcia 01-30-103 7:58 AM

Clam Chowder

1 c. onion, finely chopped 1 c. celery, finely diced
2 c. potatoes, finely chopped
2 cans (6 1/2 oz. each) minced clams
3/4 c. butter
3/4 c. flour
1 qt. light cream (half-and-half)
1 1/2 tsp. salt
Dash pepper
1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

Drain clams. Place vegetables in pan; pour clams over. Add water to barely cover. Cover and simmer until tender.

Meanwhile, met butter, add flour and blend; cook, stirring constantly. Add cream and cook until smooth and thick. Add vegetables with liquid and heat through. Season to taste.

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