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

Easy Corn Chowder

When I was growing up, my grandfather would often serve steaming bowls of corn chowder. I tried to capture that...


Cheesy Clam Chowder

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


Southwest Chicken Barley Chowder

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


Cheesy Corn Chowder

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

Vegetable Crab Soup

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


Rustic Fish Chowder

President John F. Kennedy's affinity for fish chowder was likely inspired by his love of sailing off the coast of...

Golden Clam Chowder

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


Hearty Garlic Potato Soup

"I started with a basic potato soup and added my own touches to come up with this comforting recipe," writes...


Asparagus Chicken Chowder

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


Carrot Cheese Soup

I THOUGHT this sounded like a compatible mix of ingredients when I read the recipe for the first time -...

Bacon Veggie Chowder

When the weather gets chilly, we enjoy comfort foods like this hearty chowder. It's easy to prepare, and the aroma...


Creamy Vegetable Chowder

This rich, comforting soup recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. You can lower the fat content by using turkey...


Sausage Broccoli Chowder

In New England we frequently have cool fall evenings that call for a dinner that warms you all over. This...


Quick Creamy Wild Rice Soup

"My husband and I call this our favorite soup," writes Marilyn Ausland from her Columbus, Georgia kitchen.


Chicken Chowder

“This is wonderful served over tortilla chips or with corn bread as a side.” Packed with chicken (or turkey) and...

Zippy Chicken and Corn Chowder

Gently spiced corn chowder is always a good option for kids, but feel free to rev up yours with hot...


Easy Baked Potato Soup

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


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...


Cheddar Cheese Potato Soup

Here's a recipe I created as an alternative to plain potato soup. Hearty and comforting, it disappears quickly when I...


Chicken and Bacon Chowder

The original recipe for this chowder called for ground beef. One day I decided to use chicken instead. Everyone agreed...


Creamy Clam Chowder

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


Rich Clam Chowder

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


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...

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North Pacific Chowder

This is so yummy and so fresh! Tender vegetables and tarragon add good flavor to this smooth fish soup. —Pam...


Garden Chowder

My family loves to eat, so I'm encouraged to spend lots of time in the kitchen! Featuring garden-fresh produce, this...


Potato Soup in Bread Bowls

This heartwarming main course from Cheryl Cor of Auburn, Washington helps her husband get a swift yet satisfying meal on...


Haddock and Potato Chowder

When we bought a set of pots and pans about 30 years ago, we found a recipe book containing this...


Spicy Cheeseburger Soup

This creamy and spicy cheeseburger soup brings my family to the table in a hurry. I love the warming zip...


Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

I like to make this smooth, creamy soup when company comes to visit. Its zippy flavor is full of southwestern...