Bacon Clam Chowder

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Everything is better with bacon, and this tasty dish is certainly no exception! The sweet smoky notes Nueske’s award-winning Smoked Bacon brings to this bacon clam chower recipe make it simply irresistible.

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 20Min
Total Time: 40 Min
Serves: Serves 6-8


  • 8 slices Nueske's Smoked Bacon, diced 1/2 inch
  • 1/2 C celery, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 C green onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 C red potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 inch
  • 1 can (14 1/2 oz) chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp flour
  • 3 C milk
  • 1 C cream
  • 2 cans (6 1/2 oz) minced clams, drained
  • dash pepper


Fry bacon in saucepan until medium crisp. Remove the bacon and set aside. Add celery and onion to bacon drippings and fry until slightly browned, stirring constantly. Add potatoes, broth, dill weed, celery seed and salt. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. In separate bowl, combine flour and milk, blending until smooth. Stir into broth mixture. Bring back to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Stir in bacon, cream, and clams. Simmer an additional 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve hot with a dash of pepper.


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Wisconsin DeGross Food Critics


Always appreciate a good New England clam chowder. This recipe surpasses the East coast favorite for us. We introduce it to our family and friends any chance we get.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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Bacon Clam Chowder


Absolutely the best ever.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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