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Time: 1 hour.

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

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Serves 6 to 8


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a 5- to 6-qt. pot over medium heat. Cook onion, celery, carrot, and garlic until softened, about 5 minutes. Transfer vegetables to a plate.

  • Cook bacon in pan, stirring, until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain; discard all but 1 tbsp. drippings.

  • Add flour and cook, whisking constantly, until slightly browned, about 1 minute. Slowly add milk, whisking constantly and letting mixture bubble between additions. Add potatoes, clams, juice, salt, pepper, and reserved vegetables.

  • Simmer until potatoes are tender when pierced, about 25 minutes. Add thyme and half-and-half. Sprinkle with bacon.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; calories from fat 32%; protein 7.9g; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 2.5g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 2.2g; sodium 635mg; cholesterol 19mg.