Manhattan Clam Chowder

Manhattan Clam Chowder
Photo by Ellen Silverman

Ingredients

  • 1 large carrot, peeled and finely diced (about ¾ cup)
  • 5 dashes Tabasco sauce, or to taste
  • 3-½ cups Fish Stock or 2 (14-oz.) cans clam juice
  • 2 ribs celery, finely diced (about ½ cup)
  • 1 (10.75-oz.) can tomato purée
  • 2 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 2 strips bacon, finely diced (chill for 10 minutes in the freezer to make it easier to cut; about ¼ cup)
  • + 12 more ingredients
    • ½ tsp. chopped fresh thyme
    • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, with juice
    • 1 medium green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced (about 1 cup)
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 large yellow onion, finely diced (1-½ cups)
    • 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce, or to taste
    • 1 lb. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch dice (about 3 cups)
    • 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
    • 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced into half-moons and washed (about ½ cup)
    • 2 (10-oz.) cans baby clams in juice
    • 1-½ tsp. kosher salt

Place a medium (6- to 8-quart), heavy soup pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add the bacon. When it starts to brown in spots, lower the heat to medium and continue to cook until most of the fat has been rendered and the bacon is almost crisp, about 4 minutes. Add the vegetable oil, onions, c...

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Variations on Manhattan Clam Chowder

  • Manhattan Clam Chowder
    • 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 1/2 cups chopped peeled baking potato (about 1 pound)
    • 1 cup water
    • +17 other ingredients


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