What is Clam Chowder?
Clam chowder is a type of soup made with milk or cream, clams, and vegetables like celery. It can also be cooked without the clam meat for vegetarians. It's traditionally served as an appetizer and packed full of nutrients such as Vitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin C, calcium, and iron.
Clam Chowder is a cream-based soup with potatoes and a few other ingredients like Bay leaf, celery, cream, and all other good stuff.
Clam Chowder is a style of soup that originated in New England. It's typically made with clams (usually chopped), potatoes, onions, and other vegetables like carrots or celery. Milk or cream is often used to give it its creamy texture while other vegetables or spices like thyme, garlic powder, and onion salt are added to give it flavor. Bacon bits (or chopped bacon) can be used as a topping for the chowder when serving.
What to Serve with Clam Chowder?
Clam chowder is all about its savory and creamy broth. So it's usually served with a side of bread or crackers. Some other ideas include clam chowder fries, clams in the shell (a clambake), rice, cornbread, etc. It also can be served with salad or vegetables.
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How To Store Clam Chowder?
Clam chowder is best served fresh, but it can be stored in the freezer for up to two months. To store clam chowder soup, transfer cooled leftover soup into containers and place in the fridge until needed. Then when you're ready to eat them again, just reheat them on the stovetop or microwave with a splash of milk (if desired) and enjoy.