Creamy Clam & Tomato Chowder


Creamy Clam & Tomato Chowder

Ingredients

1 cup diced celery


1 cup diced onions


1 cut diced carrots


4 cups minced clams with juice


2 cups diced whole canned tomatoes with juice


4 diced potatoes, medium size


1 1/2 cups tomato sauce


1 quart heavy cream


1/2 cup clam base


1 quart water


2 tablespoons vegetable oil


Slurry (corn starch & water)


Salt & pepper

Instructions

Sautee celery, onions, carrots in vegetable oil until tender.

Add water and clam base to vegetables, bring to a boil.

Add potatoes, tomatoes, tomato sauce and clams.

Slowly add heavy cream while constantly stirring at a low heat.

Add slurry to preferred thickness.

Season with salt and pepper.

– Created by CCSC student  Reggie Foster and prepared for Charlotte Taste of the Nation planning committee meeting on April 4, 2008

http://communityculinary.org/creamy-clam-tomato-chowder/

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