This luscious bisque combines clams with potatoes, milk, and minced vegetables. For a richer version, use cream instead of milk.
For 6 people
Drain clams; save juice. Sauté celery in butter for 5 minutes over low heat. Melt 2 tbsp. butter in top of double boiler; add flour, stir well. Add milk slowly. Stir constantly to keep smooth. Add clam juice and chicken broth. Add potatoes and seasonings. Cook for 5 minutes. Add clams and celery. Cook 5 minutes. Add parsley and carrots. Stir and serve.
Ready in 30 min