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Clam Chowder Soup Recipe

This Clam Chowder Soup recipe is a perfect meal that brings together a potato and cream base and the saltiness of clams with a light smoky bacon flavor to delight your tastebuds. 
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Chowder Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 643kcal


  • 6 Medium Yellow Potatoes diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 stalks celery diced
  • 3 large carrots diced
  • 4 cans chopped clams
  • 8 ounces clam juice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 pound bacon chopped
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/4 cup flour


  • Chop the bacon and cook it in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Meanwhile chop the onion, celery, carrot, and garlic.
  •  Remove the bacon from the pot and add the chopped vegetables. Saute for about 6 minutes.
  • Add the flour to the sautéed vegetables and stir for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the chicken broth and clam juice, and bring to a boil.
  • Dice the potatoes and place them into the pot. Cook the potatoes over medium-high heat until they are fully cooked.
  • Add the salt, black pepper, and dried thyme. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the half and half and chopped clams and bring to a boil once more.


Calories: 643kcal | Carbohydrates: 57.1g | Protein: 43.5g | Fat: 26.4g | Saturated Fat: 11.3g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 3172mg | Fiber: 5.3g | Sugar: 5.4g