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Recipe: Newfoundland Cod Chowder

newfoundland clam chowderINGREDIENTS
Serves 8
• 4 slices bacon
• 2 onions, chopped
• 1 teaspoon summer savory
• 6 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
• 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
• 4 cups water
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 1⁄2 lbs cod fish fillets, cut into 1-inch chunks
• 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
• white pepper
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

1. In a large, heavy saucepan, cook bacon over medium high heat for about 10 minutes or until crisp.
2. Chop the cooked bacon coarsely and set aside.
3. Drain off all but 1 tablespoons bacon fat from saucepan.
4. Add onions and savory to the saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened.
5. Add potatoes, carrots, water and salt.
6. Bring to boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until tender.
7. Add the cod chunks; simmer for about 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
8. Add milk and pepper, heat through.
9. Serve in bowls and garnish with the bacon and chives.

Recipe and Image courtesy of Paula G at