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Easy New England Clam Chowder

"While vacationing in the New England states, we enjoyed a delicious clam chowder," recalls Rosann McWherter of Dublin, California. "When I go home, I wanted to savor the same flavor in the least amount of time. That's how this shortcut was born."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    3 servings


  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed New England clam chowder, undiluted
  • 1-1/3 cups milk
  • 1 can (6-1/2 ounces) chopped clams, drained
  • 2 tablespoons sherry or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, optional


  • In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 205 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 1139mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.

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