Creamy Clam Chowder

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 632 kcal


  • 1 lb clams fresh, diced
  • 1 whole onion chopped, medium-sized
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 whole carrots chopped, medium-sized
  • 2 whole potatoes chopped, medium-sized
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup butter salted
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 quart half-in-half cream/milk
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley chopped, fresh
  • 2 strips bacon chopped


  • In a large pot over medium heat, melt the butter. Sautée onion, carrots, potatoes, and celery. Add water then stir. Cover pot, bring to a boil.
  • In another saucepan, melt the butter. Add all-purpose flour, stir until smooth. Add half & half cream, cook and whisk until thickened.
  • Transfer cooked flour mixture into the large pot. Reduce heat. Season with salt, pepper, and parsley. Simmer for another 2 minutes.
  • Top with bacon and more parsley if desired. Ready to serve!





Calories: 632kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 20gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 27gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 1129mgPotassium: 817mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2900IUVitamin C: 12.4mgCalcium: 150mgIron: 11.7mg
Keyword Seafood, Soup
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