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Disney Inspired Clam Chowder Bread Bowl

Your favorite Disney clam chowder in a bread bowl, just like you find in New Orleans Square.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 4 6.5 ounce cans minced clams with juice
  • 1 pack bacon- cooked & chopped
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 6 medium potatoes russet or red - peeled & chopped
  • 1 cup clam juice from your cans
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 stick 4 tbsp butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4-6 tbsp corn starch
  • 1/2-2 cups instant potato flakes
  • Sourdough bread bowls

Instructions

  • Cook bacon until it's crispy.
  • While the bacon is cooking add onion, clams, celery, chopped potatoes, clam juice, broth, seasonings & butter to slow cooker & cook on high 3-4 hours or on low 6-7 hours
  • When bacon is done - chop & add to soup
  • During the last hour - add half & half.
  • In a separate bowl combine cornstarch & milk - add to soup & allow to continue to cook & to thicken
  • In the last 1/2 hour - add potato flakes 1/2 a cup at a time - waiting about 10 minutes before adding more until you reach the thickness you desire
  • Ladle out into bread bowls, top with some of the bread you removed from your bread bowl & enjoy