Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder

There are few things more comforting than a warm bowl of clam chowder on a chilly day!

We modified this New England favorite to create a dish that’s both hearty and healthy, while still being as rich and delicious as you’d expect it to be.

4.45 from 9 votes

Clam Chowder

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 8 servings, about 1 cup each
Calories 185 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • 5 tsp. olive oil, divided use
  • 2 slices turkey bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled, cut into cubes
  • tsp. fresh thyme (or dried thyme leaves), finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
  • cups clam juice
  • ¼ cup whole-wheat flour
  • cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 cups chopped clams


  1. Heat 2 tsp. oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add turkey bacon and onions; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 8 minutes, or until onions are translucent.

  3. Add celery, carrots, potatoes, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes.

  4. Add vegetable broth and clam juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Gently boil for 15 minutes.

  5. Heat remaining 3 tsp. oil in medium saucepan over medium heat.

  6. Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes.

  7. Add 1 cup of hot liquid from medium saucepan; whisk until well blended. Add this thickened mixture back to medium saucepan. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until thickened.

  8. Add almond milk and clams; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until thickened.

Nutrition Facts
Clam Chowder
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 612mg27%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Protein
½ Tuber/Legume Carb
½ Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
1½ Carb
1 Protein

Body Beast Portions
½ Starch
1 Vegetable
1½ Protein

Portion Fix Containers
½ Green
½ Red
½ Yellow
1 tsp.

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Photos by Amanda Meixner