New England Clam Chowder
That same great taste but lower in fat!

Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
• 1 slice bacon (optional)
• 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
• 1/2 cup chopped celery
• 2 - 6.5 ounce cans minced clams,
drained (reserve juice)
• 1 cup diced potatoes
• 3 cups skim milk
• 1/4 cup all purpose flour
• 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Cook bacon in microwave until crisp and crumble into small pieces.

Lightly spray nonstick sauce pan with cooking oil spray. Add onion and celery and cook 3 - 4 minutes until lightly softened. Add potatoes and clam juice. Stir well and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Combine milk, flour and seasonings and whisk until smooth. Stir into vegetables and cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender and chowder is thick and creamy. Stir frequently. Stir in clams and heat thoroughly, stirring continuously. Sprinkle each serving with bacon crumbles (optional).

Per Serving: 274 Calories
3g Fat (10.3% calories from fat)
32g Protein
28g Carbohydrate
1g Dietary Fiber
66mg Cholesterol
372mg Sodium

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