Clam Chowder for One Recipe
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Clam Chowder for One Recipe

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If you love the classic clam chowders served in many restaurants, I know you'll enjoy this recipe. It tastes better than any other versions I've tried. You'll be delighted with this soup's easy preparation.—Donna Smith, Fairport, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1/2 cup cubed peeled potato
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can (6-1/2 ounces) chopped clams, drained
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strip, cooked and crumbled
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 cups: 486 calories, 30g fat (15g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 1429mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, cook potato, onion, salt and pepper in water until vegetables are tender (do not drain). Add clams, milk, butter and bacon; heat through (do not boil). Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Clam Chowder for One in Taste of Home April/May 1997, p12

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gockowski User ID: 1334047 44839
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"Very easy and quick. My husband liked the bacon addition. I used cream instead of milk to offset the remaining water."

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