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New Potato Lobster Chowder


  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) chopped bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes, juice reserved
  • 1 1/2 cups light broth
  • 2 cups diced red potatoes
  • 1 pound cooked lobster meat, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chervil
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a medium soup pot, cook the bacon until crisp, remove with a slotted spoon to drain on paper towels. To the bacon fat, add the onion and celery and cook until tender, about 4 minutes. Add the tomatoes, broth, and potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 20 minutes. Add the lobster, bacon, chervil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Yields 4 entree portions