Par boil diced potatoes in clam juice and water. Place aside. Place diced vegetables in pan with vegetable oil. Saute until nearly tender, add garlic and saute briefly. Combine clams, vegetables, tomatoes and sachet bag with potatoes and stock. Simmer slowly for 1/2 hour. Remove sachet bag, season to taste and serve.
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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana