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Jazzed-Up Clam Chowder

No one ever guesses that my dressed-up chowder comes from canned ingredients. —Josephine Piro, Easton, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings (1 quart)


  • 1 can (19 ounces) chunky New England clam chowder
  • 1 can (8-1/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons bacon bits
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives


  • In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the clam chowder, corn and milk. Cover and microwave on high until heated through, 4-6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Sprinkle servings with cheese, bacon and chives.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 211 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • nangel311
    Dec 31, 2011

    This was super easy and fast to put together. Instead of making it in the microwave, I made it on the stove and instead of chives, I used green onions. My family raved about it. I will definitely make this quick dish again.