*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Creamy Clam Chowder
 
 Recipe By     : Catering Site
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      Cups          Potatoes -- Cut Into 1 Cubes
                          -- (about 4 medium)
      1/4  Cup           chopped shallots -- (about 2 large)
    1      Can           chicken broth -- (14-1/2-ounce)
    1      Clove         garlic -- finely chopped
    3      Cups          low-fat milk
      1/4  Teaspoon      pepper
    2      Cans          minced clams -- undrained
                         -- (6-1/2-ounce)
    3      Slices        turkey bacon -- cooked and crumbled
    2      Tablespoons   chopped fresh chives
                         Cracked fresh pepper
 
 Heat potatoes, shallots, broth and garlic to boiling in Dutch oven; reduce
 heat to low.  Cover and simmer about 12 minutes or until potatoes are very
 tender.  Cool slightly.  Place half of the potato mixture in blender.  Cover
 and blend about 15 seconds or until smooth.  Stir back into potato mixture in
 Dutch oven.  Stir in milk, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, the clams and bacon.  Heat
 over medium heat, stirring frequently, until hot.  Sprinkle with chives.
 Serve with cracked fresh pepper.  6 servings
 
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