Easy Clam Chowder

Easy Clam Chowder

Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

25 mins

Total Time

35 mins


6 Servings


  • 3 1/2 cups Ore-Ida® Diced Hash Brown Potatoes
  • 1 cup Ore-Ida® Chopped Onions
  • 4 Slices Bacon, in pieces
  • 1/4 cup Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup Green Bell Pepper, diced
  • 2 Canned Clams Chopped and Reserve Liquid
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon White Pepper Grounded


  1. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, cook bacon for 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly crisp. Remove from saucepan.
  2. In the same saucepan over medium high heat, cook Hash Browns, Onions, red pepper and green pepper for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add reserved clam liquid, salt and bay leaf, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes. Discard bay leaf and lightly mash the Hash Browns with a potato masher if desired. Stir in milk, clams, cooked bacon and white pepper, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until heated through but not boiling.
  3. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.


  • If desired, substitute whole milk with lowfat milk.

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