Manhattan Clam Chowder Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Manhattan Clam Chowder which belongs to the Soups recipe category.
- 4 slices bacon, diced
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 ribs celery, diced
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 2 cups (375 g) diced white turnip
- 1 grated carrot
- 1 can (14 ounces, or 410 g) diced tomatoes
- 3 cups (710 ml) water
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 4 cans (6 ounces, or 185 g each) minced clams, including liquid
- Hot pepper sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt or Vege-Sal
- 1 teaspoon pepper
In a large, heavy bottomed soup pot, start the bacon cooking.
As the fat cooks out of it, add the onion, celery, and green pepper and saute them in the bacon fat for 4 to 5 minutes.
Add the turnip, carrot, tomatoes, water, and thyme and let the whole thing simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Add the clams, including the liquid, a dash of hot pepper sauce, the salt or Vege-Sal, and pepper.
Simmer for another 15 minutes and serve.
Each with 11 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 10 grams of usable carbs and 21 grams of protein.