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OMGosh Amazing New England Clam Chowder! Slow cooker/crock pot recipe

OMGosh Amazing New England Clam Chowder!  Slow cooker/crock pot recipe

So Delish!  Make it today!

Ingredients

  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 5 cloves of garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 7 strips of thick bacon, cooked and diced (I make it in the oven; 375 degrees; 15-20 minutes)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 (6 1/2 ounce) cans chopped clams (including juice)
  • 2 cups heavy cream (or half and half if for a lighter chowder)
  • 1 cup whole milk

Instructions

Add cream of mushroom soup, potatoes, celery, garlic, onion, bacon, basil, thyme, bay leaves, salt and pepper to slow cooker and mix.

Cook on HIGH for approx. 4-5 hours – until potatoes are tender.

Then Add:

- Clams (including juice);  cream and milk

Almost ready to eat!   Cook around 5-10 minutes – until heated through.

Season with salt and pepper, to taste.  (Remove bay leaves before serving.)

This chowder is so amazingly delicious!  You will never buy canned clam chowder again!