Recipe: Clams soup with chives

Soups with aromatic herbs
June 02, 2009

ChivesChives is selfseeding and reborn every spring. It produces many leaves, it's easy to harvest and wash and its aroma is similar to onion, but more delicate.

Clams soup with chives

Clams soup with chives

500g clams
4 bacon slices
1 onion
2 potatoes, boiled
100ml milk

Put the clams in a pot with one cup of water and cook until the shells open. Remove from the shells and set aside. Filter the clam broth.
Fry the bacon in a pan and set aside.
Fry the minced onion in a large pot. Add the potatoes cut into small cubes, clams broth and milk. Cook 10 minutes. Blend with a food processor, until creamy, then add the clams.
Garnish with fried bacon and chives.

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Author: DebinHawaii (URL)

I love clams and this soup looks wonderful with the fresh chives. Thanks for sending it to Souper Sunday. Just got the round-up posted.

Author: Mary (URL)

I love ordinary clam soup, but I ll wager the chives take it over the top. They a unique taste that is all their own. Your soup looks delicious.

Author: Kristin (URL)

Coming over from Souper Sunday. Looks very simple & easy- a perfect summer recipe!

Author: Graziana

I love clams... and they re perfect with chives. Bacon adds some special taste too.

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