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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Rich Seafood Chowder

This creamy, delectable soup is even better the next day. It also works well with scallops or a flaky whitefish. Substitute half-and-half or heavy cream for all or part of the milk to make this soup even richer. —Anita Culver, Royersford, Pennsylvania

New England Fish Chowder

This recipe was handed down by my mother, although I have changed it a bit. This really reflects our region,...


New England Seafood Chowder

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


Zucchini Garden Chowder

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


Chicken, Asparagus & Corn Chowder

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

Cheesy Corn Chowder

I've had this chowder recipe for 30 years, and the whole family really enjoys its cheesy corn taste. It makes...


Creamy Asparagus Chowder

Although this soup is best when made with fresh asparagus, you can use frozen or canned. I like to blanch...

Cheddar Potato Chowder

I only made this soup occasionally because the original recipe was quite high in fat. I doctored it up a...


Halibut Chowder

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

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


Chunky Seafood Chowder

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

Mexican Chorizo and Corn Soup

This filling soup is fantastic when you need to warm up on a blustery day! If you want a chowder...


Asparagus Chicken Chowder

It makes me feel great to prepare a delicious soup like this one and set it on the table in...


Ham and Bean Chowder

Meet the Cook: We also call this 2-Day Bean Chowder, since it can be started in the afternoon, chilled overnight...


Ham Cauliflower Chowder

I came up with this recipe myself when I had a ham hock and wanted to make something other than...


Black-Eyed Pea Chowder

A close friend passed on this recipe. It's been in her family for years, and now it's a favorite in...

Chicken Chili Chowder

One chilly April afternoon, I craved a hearty soup but had less than an hour to prepare a meal. I...


Bacon Clam Chowder

Chopping the clams into tiny pieces adds big flavor to this full-bodied chowder from Betty Lineaweaver. “Everyone says it's the...


Easy Baked Potato Soup

I came up with this comforting soup when I was crunched for time and wanted to use up leftover baked...


Hearty Quinoa & Corn Chowder

My grandmother lived in the Appalachian Mountains and always served straight-from-the-garden corn and beans. I updated her dish with quinoa...


Hearty Manhattan Clam Chowder

This veggie-packed clam chowder is savory and satisfying. Butter up some crusty bread and you have yourself a complete meal....


Golden Seafood Chowder

Flavored with crab, shrimp and cheddar cheese, this chowder is so good that I make it weekly. Sometimes I substitute...


Country Potato Chowder

This creamy comforting chowder is thick with potatoes, carrots, green beans and corn. My mother served it on chilly evenings...


Coconut Shrimp Chowder

After eating a coconut soup at a Thai restaurant, I added coconut milk in my fish chowder recipe. The fresh,...

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Asparagus Leek Chowder

To us, asparagus is the taste of spring, so we enjoy it in as many meals as we can. When...


Chilled Corn and Shrimp Soup

Hot days call for cool foods, like this refreshing soup. Both filling and flavorful, it uses the best of summer’s...


Chicken Tortilla Chowder

As a student attending college full-time, I find my time in the kitchen is limited. This recipe helps me have...


Southwestern Bean Chowder

Even though there is a bit of heat from the spices and green chiles, my young children love this soup...


Zesty Macaroni Soup

The recipe for this thick, zippy soup first caught my attention for two reasons - it calls for ingredients that...


Curried Chicken Corn Chowder

This recipe is close to one my mom used to make for us kids when the weather turned cold. Hers...