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.

4.5 from 12 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 BODi


  • 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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Photos by Amanda Meixner