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Manhattan Clam Chowder

0 - 4
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
50 min
20 min
30 min
Warm up this fall with our delicious, PointsPlus-friendly chowder. It makes a tasty light lunch or heartier meal when teamed up with a crusty roll.


Canned clams

20 oz, minced, drained and juice reserved

Uncooked celery

2 stalk(s), medium, stalks, chopped

Uncooked bell pepper(s)

1 cup(s), chopped

Uncooked carrot(s)

1 medium, chopped

Uncooked potato(es)

2 small, peeled and chopped

Canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz, Italian style, not drained

Fat free chicken broth

29 oz

Cayenne pepper



  1. Place reserved clam juice in a liquid measuring cup; add water so that the total mixture equals 1 1/2 cups.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine juice mixture, celery, pepper and carrot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in potatoes, undrained tomatoes, broth and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes more; stir in clams. Return to a boil, reduce heat and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more until warmed through. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.