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 Clam Chowder

Clam chowder is especially tasty when it's served with a sprinkle of fresh thyme, bacon crumbles and crispy oyster crackers on top. If you like your chowder on the thick side, add another tablespoon of flour after it is done in the pressure cooker. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Surprise Clam Chowder

When family and friends first sampled this stew some 40 years ago, they were pleasantly surprised by the combination of...


Clam Chowder for 60

When my mobile home park put on a "Soup Day" potluck, this is the recipe I made. Everyone agreed it...


Microwave Clam Chowder

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


Cheesy Clam Chowder

I never thought I'd be able to duplicate the excellent taste of hearty clam chowders found in many restaurants, but...

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...


Clam Chowder

—Rosemary Peterson, Archie, Missouri

Quick and Easy Clam Chowder

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


Golden Clam Chowder

This is comfort food at its best! Yes, you can have a warm bowl of homemade clam chowder for dinner...


Low-Fat Clam Chowder

You’d never guess that a rich and creamy clam chowder could be low-fat, but this one is! With lots of...


Easy New England Clam Chowder

"While vacationing in the New England states, we enjoyed a delicious clam chowder," recalls Rosann McWherter of Dublin, California. "When...

Easy Clam Chowder

This recipe comes from an old college friend. Pair steaming bowlfuls with sourdough bread and a green salad. —Kristy Doty,...


Thick ‘n’ Quick Clam Chowder

"You'd never guess that this thick, rich soup is a blend of convenient canned ingredients," promises Betty Sitzman of Wray,...


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...


Mom’s Clam Chowder

When we lived in Michigan, this was a perfect comforting soup when blustery winds blew into town. The steaming bowls...


Makeover Mom’s Clam Chowder

When we lived in Michigan, this was a perfect comforting soup when blustery winds blew into town. The steaming bowls...

Tomato Clam Chowder

Steaming bowls of this Manhattan-style clam chowder really warm guests when they come in from the cold on Christmas Eve.


Clam Chowder for a Crowd

"Clam Chowder for a Crowd is a very popular dish at church camp and our family reunion," notes Mrs. Lynn...


Quick Clam Chowder

Not only is this soup a quick fix, but it's oh-so-tasty. Dressing up canned soups allows you to enjoy the...


Best Clam Chowder

I serve this cheesy chowder every Christmas or New Year's. Throughout the year, I substitute the potatoes and clams with...


Haddock Clam Chowder

We modified a recipe shared by Doris Berquist of Fort Mohave, Arizona to take advantage of leftover cooked fish. The...


Healthy Clam Chowder

"I make this chowder for our annual Souper Bowl luncheon at work, and everybody loves it!" comments Chris Sheetz of...


Northwest Seafood Corn Chowder

This chowder showcases the best of Northwest seafood; it’s all in here, from bay scallops to snapper.


Simple Clam Chowder

"I tried for years to re-create a popular clam chowder from a local restaurant," recalls Kathleen Buenemann of New Haven,...

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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....


Rich Clam Chowder

"I came across a chowder recipe I liked several years ago and have made just enough changes to give it...


Clam Chowder for One

If you love the classic clam chowders served in many restaurants, I know you'll enjoy this recipe. It tastes better...


Creamy Clam Chowder

At our Pittsburgh competition, Lori Kimble's rich and satisfying chowder took top honors. She relates, "This family favorite is perhaps...


Corny Clam Chowder

Cream gives richness to the canned items that make up this satisfying chowder. "I sometimes make it in the slow...


Manhattan Clam Chowder

I typically serve this chowder with a tossed salad and hot rolls. It is easy to make and tastes wonderful...