Quick Clam Chowder

Quick Clam Chowder Recipe
This quick and easy clam choweder recipe uses canned clams and canned tomatoes and takes only about 20 minutes to cook.


4 Servings

Cost per Serving:


Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 203
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg


1 medium onion, chopped
1 large celery rib, thinly sliced
1 medium carrot, peeled, halved and sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large baking potato, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch pieces
1 (14.5 oz.) can finely diced tomatoes in juice
3 (6.5 oz.) cans chopped clams, with liquid
1/8 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
Crackers, optional


Cook onion, celery, carrot and garlic in olive oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring often, until tender, for about 6 minutes. Add potato and tomatoes, with their juice; add canful of water to pot. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until potato is tender, for about 6 minutes.

Stir in clams, with their juice, and herbs and cook until heated through, for about 5 minutes.

March 2005
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