Granville Island Chowder
Ingredients

6 Slices Bacon

1 Sm. Onion, Finely Chopped

3 Cloves Garlic, Minced

1 Sm. Green Pepper, Thinly Sliced

2 Carrots, Thinly Sliced

2 Tbsp Parsley, Fresh, Chopped

4 Cups Tomatoes, Seeded and Chopped

3 & 1/2 Cups Bottled Clam Juice

1 Tbsp Thyme, Fresh (1/2 tbsp dried)

Salt To Taste

Fresh Ground Black Pepper To Taste

4 Cups Potatoes, Peeled and Cubed

2 lbs. Seafood, Boneless Fish, Shrimp, Crab, Etc

Directions

Cut bacon into 1" pieces and fry until crisp in a heavy pot

Add next 5 ingredients and saute over med. heat until tender, about 10 min.

Add tomatoes, clam juice, wine, thyme, salt and pepper to pot and bring to a boil for 1 min.

Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 min.

Add potatoes, return to a boil and simmer until potatoes are tender

Add seafood and cook for 5 min., stirring gently