New England Clam Chowder - 4, 5 or 6Qt. Roaster
2 Tbsp margarine
1 large onion, diced
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
3 cups milk *
4 medium red potatoes, cooked, skinned, diced
7oz minced clams
salt and ground black pepper to taste
paprika, to garnish
Preheat Nesco® Roaster Oven to 400º F.
Lightly wipe cookwell with cooking oil. Add margarine and onion to preheated cookwell. Cover; cook 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Add flour; stir to blend. Gradually stir in milk. Add potatoes, clams, salt and pepper. Cover; cook 10 minutes.
Reduce temperature to 300º F. Stir, cover and cook 20 to 30 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Do not allow soup to boil or the milk may curdle.
Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with a dash of paprika.
* Use 1%, 2% or whole milk