Recipe courtesy of Bethany Mascena

Nana's Quahog Chowder

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  • Total: 1 hr 12 min
  • Prep: 12 min
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yield: 2 quarts
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Olive oil

4 stalks celery, chopped small

2 medium onions, chopped small

5 medium potatoes, cubed

2 quarts and 1/2 cup water

3 small cans (4-ounce) tomato sauce

12 quahogs chopped, juice reserved

3 tablespoons oregano, parsley and basil

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons pepper


  1. Put enough oil to cover bottom of large pan over medium heat. Add celery and onion; cook for 10 minutes stirring often. Add potatoes and continue to stir so it will not stick to pan. Add 1 quart of water and tomato sauce. Add another 1 quart and 1/2 cup of water. Add seasoning, continue to cook another 1/2 hour or until potatoes are cooked. Add quahogs with the juice. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.