OLD BAY Clam Chowder Recipe

OLD BAY Clam Chowder Recipe

OLD BAY Seasoning adds just the right blend of spices to season this clam chowder.

Ingredients: (Serves 12)
3 slices bacon
2 medium potatoes, peeled & cut into ½ inch cubes
1 medium onion
2 celery ribs, chopped
½ cup chopped red bell pepper
3 teaspoons OLD BAY Seasoning
1 McCormick Bay Leaf
4 cups whole milk
4 cans chopped clams, undrained

Procedure
1. Cook bacon in large saucepan on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon. Set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the bacon drippings in pan. Add potatoes, onion, celery, bell pepper, Old Bay Seasoning and bay leaf to pan; cook and stir 8 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

2. Stir in milk and clams with juice. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf.

3. Ladle chowder into soup bowls. Sprinkle with bacon.

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