This is THE BEST clam chowder I've ever had!!😍😍😍

LC/Keto Clam Chowder

1/4 cup chicken broth 

1 medium onion, chopped 

1 small leek, sliced 

2 ribs celery, diced 

4 cloves garlic, minced 

2 tablespoons butter 

2 teaspoon sea salt 

1 teaspoon black pepper 

3 ten-ounce cans whole baby clams, drained 

2 cups clam juice 

8 ounce thick-cut bacon, chopped and cooked 

8 ounces cream cheese, softened 

1 1/2 cups heavy cream 

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1. Prep all ingredients. 

2. Add chicken broth, onion, leek, celery, garlic, butter, salt, and pepper to a large soup pot. Saute vegetables until softened.


3. Add clams, clam juice, cooked bacon (or keep it out and use as a topping), cream cheese, and heavy cream. 

4. Stir together until cream cheese is softened and well incorporated. Add thyme and stir again. 

5. Cook on low until completely hot. 

6. Serve hot and enjoy! 

8 total servings. Each serving is 471 calories, 39.8g fat, 8.1g net carbs, and 21.6g protein.