Celiac.com 12/18/2014 - Clam chowder has always been one of Mica's favorite soups. This is Mica's newest gluten-free creation, and perfect for a cold winter day! 

Mica makes her gluten-free chowderIngredients:

  • ¼ cup gluten-free flour blend
  • 2 cups chopped leeks
  • ½ cup half and half
  • 4 cups of clam juice
  • 1 Tablespoon thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 can of whole baby clams
  • 2 cubed potatoes
  • 2 slices bacon
  • salt & pepper
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • tablespoon butter

Dice the bacon, cube the potatoes, and chop the leeks and celery.

Melt butter in pan and fry diced bacon for 10-15 minutes until it is lightly browned. Add celery and leeks to the bacon and continue cooking until soft.

Add gluten-free flour blend, clam juice, salt & pepper, bay leaves and thyme, and stir well and allow to thicken for 10-15 minutes, then add the can of clams and continue to stir.

Add potatoes and cook another 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are soft, then add half & half and stir. Let simmer for several more minutes and server.

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