Chowder Recipes

Make your own creamy meal with these chowder recipes. Whether you opt for clam, corn, potato or some other chowder variety, it’s guaranteed to warm you up.

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Instant Pot Corn Chowder

3 reviews

Enjoy this chowder’s rich, slow-simmered flavor in record time by using an Instant Pot. Corn chowder is a classic staple, with its hearty flavors of creamy sweet corn, bacon crumbles, shredded cheddar cheese and chopped parsley. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Zucchini Garden Chowder

27 reviews

Years ago, when my husband and I put in our first garden, a neighbor suggested zucchini since it's easy to...


Pantry-Shelf Salmon Chowder

4 reviews

My family enjoys homemade soup, but I don't always have the time to make it from scratch. This simple recipe...


Microwave Clam Chowder

1 review

From Turlock, California, Mary Jane Cantrell contends, "This tastes as good as chowder served at restaurants on Fisherman's Wharf in...


Ham & Corn Chowder

9 reviews

Generous amounts of corn, ham and potato turn this into a fast favorite. —Marion St. Jean, Homosassa, Florida

Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

13 reviews

Make ahead and store in serving-size potions using Ziploc® Twist 'n Loc containers.—Taste of Home Cooking School


Beef and Bacon Chowder

3 reviews

My mother discovered this recipe while I was still a child, and we loved it! To save time, I sometimes...

Cheesy Potato Chowder

2 reviews

This chowder was invented by my niece, who took a basic potato soup recipe and added some of her own...


Cauliflower Ham Chowder

1 review

Soup is always good for warming the tummy and the heart, and this is one of our family's favorites. With...


Potato Corn Chowder

1 review

I love a good chowder on a cold blustery day! This soup is especially good, and it's also fast and...


New England Seafood Chowder

5 reviews

I don't know of a recipe that better represents our area than chowder. I adapted it from my mom's clam...

Creamy Corn Chowder

3 reviews

Corn really stars in this delectable recipe—it hits the spot whenever you crave a rich, hearty soup. I make it...


Southwest Chicken Barley Chowder

11 reviews

Mashed squash helps make this chowder creamy but not heavy, and it's a favorite way to get barley on the...


Chicken, Asparagus & Corn Chowder

4 reviews

Chicken and asparagus make a light, comforting soup that’s easy to do with common ingredients. If we have rotisserie chicken,...


Cauliflower and Ham Chowder

12 reviews

For a great, quick meals for those cool fall and winter days, try this easy soup. The cauliflower and ham...


Clam Chowder

10 reviews

—Rosemary Peterson, Archie, Missouri

Cabbage Chowder

4 reviews

This creamy, tasty soup is the perfect dish for a cool winter day. I love the caraway seeds which provide...


Quick and Easy Clam Chowder

7 reviews

Here's a quick chowder that's been in my family for over 30 years. I make a big pot to take...


Halibut Chowder

2 reviews

This rich, creamy chowder is so good you won't believe it starts with canned soup and frozen vegetables. It showcases...


Golden Cheese/Broccoli Chowder

3 reviews

This chowder is a wonderful warmer-upper on a rainy afternoon. For a quick and delicious variation, spoon chowder into a...


Simple Shrimp Chowder

1 review

Shrimp fans will be bowled over by this tasty take on chowder. The creamy broth is chock-full of vegetables. Chop...


Chunky Seafood Chowder

12 reviews

This creamy chowder brimming with tender potato and crab tastes so good guests will never guess it starts with canned...


Rosy Potato Soup

"Chives, parsley and paprika delicately season this distinctive soup," shares Holly Youngers of Cunningham, Kansas.


Sweet Potato, Ham and Corn Chowder

This comforting ham chowder has become a staple at my house throughout the year. This calls for sweet potatoes instead...

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Microwave Corn Chowder

2 reviews

"I used to cook for a tearoom, and this rich, sunny-colored chowder was a customer favorite," reports Isabel Kublik of...


Vegetable Crab Soup

3 reviews

"As a school principal, wife and mom, I cook to wind down at the end of a busy day," comments...


Sweet Potato Chowder

6 reviews

"My husband came up with this spicy soup that's a snap to make yet tastes wonderful," says Kathy Whitford of...


Bean Counter Chowder

19 reviews

This hearty chowder is one of our favorite vegetarian dishes. Loaded with beans, noodles and bright herbs, it's so comforting...


Potato Ham Chowder

6 reviews

“I find that homemade is always best…especially when it comes to soup,” assures Esther Danielson of Lake Arrowhead, California. This...


Broccoli Chowder

6 reviews

Sue Call of Beech Grove, Indiana serves this comforting soup on chilly stay-at-home evenings. Nutmeg seasons the light creamy broth...