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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

SOUP DU JOUR - CLAM CHOWDER


INGREDIENTS:

2 cans -6-1/2 oz.each -Chopped Clams-drained-reserving liquid
1 quart water,
5,6 garlic cloves, minced,
3 bay leaves,
1/3 cup butter,
1 celery stalk, diced,
1 onion, diced,
1/3 cup all-purpose flour,
2 potatoes, peeled and cubed,
1 cup heavy cream,
1 cup milk,
freshly ground black pepper,
1 handful parsley, finely chopped,
salt to taste;

DIRECTIONS:

In a saucepan, cook onion, garlic, celery and potatoes until tender. In a mixing bowl combine milk,heavy cream,reserved clam juice and flour; mix until smooth; pour over cooked vegetables and stir; add pepper,salt and bay leaves; cover and simmer for 4,5 minutes; add clams and parsley.
Serve in sour dough bread bowl or soup bowl with garlic bread!

ENJOY!

Have a nice day!

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