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                          CLAM CHOWDER WITH PASTA
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Soups
                 Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Joe   JPMD44A   Comiskey
      1/4  cup           Olive oil
    3      tablespoons   Parsley, fresh -- chopped
    4                    Garlic clove -- finely chopped
    2                    Green onion -- tops and all
                         finely chopped
    1                    Red chile, small -- seeded and
                         finely chopped
    1      pound         Clams, fresh; shucked -- drained and chopped
    1      can           Tomato -- imported pear-shaped
                         (28-ounce can) -- drained
      1/2  cup           Dry white wine
    1      cup           Ditalini -- uncooked
                         (thimble-shaped pasta)
    8      cups          -Water
      1/2  teaspoon      -Black pepper
    1 1/2  teaspoons     -Salt
 
 Heat oil in a 4-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sauté parsley,
 garlic, onions and chile in oil.
 Stir in clams. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.  Process tomatoes in food
 processor or blender until finely chopped.  Stir tomatoes, water, wine,
 salt and pepper into clams. Heat to boiling.  Reduce heat.  Cover and
 simmer for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Stir in ditalini. Cover and
 cook for 10 minutes or until ditalini are tender.
 
  ^^^^^^^^^^ Even those who are not enthusiastic chowder lovers will enjoy
 this version pepped up with chile and wine.
 Source: BETTY CROCKER REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECIPES Downloaded from *P
 COOKBOOK SHELF on 10/20/1992
  Formatted for M-M  10/22/1992  by Mr. Mad
 
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