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Heinz Red Zone: Manhattan Clam Chowder

_Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

_Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Impress your friends at your next football party with this tasty recipe from Rania Harris!

This week on the Steelers Huddle, Rania is making Manhattan Clam Chowder in the Heinz Red Zone!

Don’t forget to tune into the Steelers Huddle show each Saturday after the 11 p.m. news on KDKA-TV for more of Rania’s recipes!

STEELERS HUDDLE “Heinz Red Zone Recipe”: Manhattan Clam Chowder

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic ~ chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup clam juice
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup Heinz Tomato® Ketchup
  • 1 large potato ~ peeled and diced
  • 1 can clams ~ drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Heat the oil and butter in a soup pot set over medium heat. Add the onion, celery, carrot, thyme, and garlic. Sauté, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened.

Sprinkle in flour. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Combine tomato juice, clam juice, milk, and Ketchup.

Stir a little juice mixture into flour mixture until flour is incorporated. Stir in remaining juice mixture and add potatoes; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often.

Add clams and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and add salt and pepper to taste.