{healthier} Clam Chowder

ClamChowder ClamChoweder(healthy)

What you need:  12 servings

2 tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 large red onion chopped

4 celery staks chopped

1 Leek cleaned and chopped (stalk only)

2 garlic cloves minced

1 tsp sea salt

1 tsp pepper

2 tsp thyme (fresh or dried)

1 tsp corriander

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

5-6 red potatoes cleaned and chopped (skins left on)

2 carrots peeled and chopped

16 oz vegtable stock

16 oz clam juice

4 C fat free half and half

2 cans chopped canned clams

For garnish: 1 bunch green onions chopped, 4-5 cherry tomatoes sliced

What you’ll do:

In a large pot heat oil over medium

Add onion, celery, leek, garlic and all spices

Cook until soft about 10 minutes

Add potatoes, carrots, stock and clam juice

Bring to a boil, reduce, cover and simmer 20 minutes

Add half and half and clams

Using an emersion blender, blend (I leave a few chunks in mine)

Taste, add more salt if wanted

Top with green oinion and tomatoes

Enjoy!!

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