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                         MANHATTAN CLAM CHOWDER VI
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Fish
                 Soups                            Appetizers
                 Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       sl           Bacon, finely diced
    1       sm           Onion, finely chopped
    1       c            Finely chopped celery
    3       tb           Flour
    2       c            Tomato juice or
    2       c            Vegetable juice cocktail
    8       oz           Bottle clam juice
    8       oz           Can minced clams, undrained
      1/4   ts           Ground thyme leaves
                         Salt and pepper to taste
 
   1. In a deep, 2 1/2-quart, heat-resistant,
   non-metallic casserole place diced bacon. Heat,
   uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2 minutes or until bacon
   is crisp. 2. Add chopped onion and celery and heat,
   uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2 minutes or until
   vegetables are tender. 3. Blend flour into vegetable
   mixture and stir until smooth, Add vegetable cocktail
   gradually, stirring until smooth. Add remaining
   ingredients, 4. Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 5
   minutes. Stir. 5. Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven an
   additional 10 minutes. 6. Adjust seasonings if
   necessary.
  
 
 
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