Smoked Salmon Chowder

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. smoked salmon, chopped

  • 3 tbsp. butter

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, diced

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, diced

  • 1/4 tsp. fennel seeds, crushed

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil

  • 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes, drained

  • 3 cups stock (fish or chicken)

  • 2 tbsp. capers

  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste

  • 4 oz. cream cheese

  • 4 tsp. Old Bay seasoning

  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Heat butter in large soup pot. Add onions and celery and cook until onions become translucent. Add garlic, potatoes, fennel seeds, bay leaves, dried basil, diced tomatoes, stock, and capers. Bring soup to a heavy simmer, then cover and let cook for about 15 minutes, until the potatoes become tender.

  2. Reduce heat to low, and add smoked salmon.

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