Buttermilk Clam Chowder
Serves: 4 servings
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 lb bacon
  • 14 oz canned clam juice, divided
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ½ cup mashed potato flakes
  • 3 cups canned, chopped clams (in juice)
  • 3 medium white potatoes, diced
  • 1 cup light cream
  • ¼ tsp pepper Parsley flakes for garnish
  1. In a skillet, melt butter, add onions and bacon.
  2. Cook until onions are transparent and soft.
  3. Drain off fat.
  4. Puree bacon/onion mixture in blender until smooth.
  5. Transfer to a large soup pot.
  6. Pour ½ can clam juice over mixture, and the other half into blender with flour, Saco Buttermilk Blend and mashed potato flakes.
  7. Pulse until lump free.
  8. Add to bacon mixture in pan and mix well. Stir in clams, potatoes, cream and pepper.
  9. Cook until thickened, reduce heat & simmer on low until potatoes are tender.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 356 Saturated fat: 5g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 53g Sugar: 11g Sodium: 878mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 16g Cholesterol: 40mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/buttermilk-clam-chowder/