*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           MUSHROOM CLAM CHOWDER
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews                      Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Fresh mushrooms, chopped
    1       t            Veg oil
    7       oz           Minced clams (canned)
      1/2   c            Celery, chopped
      1/3   c            Onion, chopped
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/8   ts           Pepper
      1/8   ts           Cayenne
    1 1/3   c            Nonfat dry milk powder
    1 1/2   c            Cold water
    1       tb           Cornstarch
    2       tb           Fresh parsley, minced
 
      Heat oil in saucepan and saute mushrooms.  Stir in
   undrained clams, celery, onion, salt, pepper and
   cayenne.  Cover and let simmer for 5 minutes.
    Mix together milk powder, water, and cornstarch (you
   may substitute 1 1/2 c skim milk for the powder &
   water). Stir milk mixture into saucepan and simmer
   over low heat until soup thickens.  Pour into serving
   bowls and top each serving with 1/2 T parsley.  (142
   calories per serving)
   
   Makes 4 servings
  
 
 
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