Instant Pot Clam Chowder
This creamy potato based soup is chock full of delicious clams and savory bacon.
- 4 6 1/2 oz cans chopped clams
- 1/2 lb bacon, diced
- 1 large white onion, diced
- 4 tbsp cornstarch
- 8 medium russtet potatoes, peeled & cubed
- 3 cups water
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 4 cups half & half
Turn Instant Pot on to saute mode and cook bacon and onions until bacon has browned.
Add in clams and cornstarch and stir together. Add in potatoes and then the water and seasonings, stirring to mix.
Put the lid on the Instant Pot and turn pressure valve to sealing. Set for a manual-high time of 3 minutes. Allow for a quick pressure release when the time has completed.
Add half and half and turn on saute mode to heat through. Add additional salt and pepper as needed, to taste.