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

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...


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,...


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...


Smoky Cheddar, Ham and Corn Chowder

When I'm making a pot of Smoky Cheddar Corn Chowder, no one misses dinner. Smoked cheese the flavor to another...

Ham & Potato-Rutabaga Chowder

The ingredients in this dish are a nod to my mother's tasty potato and rutabaga side dish, which was always...


Cheddar, Corn & Potato Chowder

Curry gives this just the right amount of zip without being overpowering. I especially like all the veggies in the...

Kielbasa Potato Chowder

There’s just the right touch of comfort in this sensational sausage chowder from Misty Chandler of Lawton, Oklahoma. “My husband...


Ham & Cheese Chowder

Chowder makes chilly days instantly cozier. This easy one, with cheddar, potatoes and smoky ham, warms you up from head...


Rustic Fish Chowder

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


Corn Chowder with Potatoes

I developed this soup out of two others to create my own low-calorie recipe. It turned out so well that...

Winter Chowder

“As a mother of three, it goes without saying that time is short but precious to me,” relates Brenda Turner...


Spring Salmon Chowder

You can't help but fill up on this creamy salmon chowder. Veggies make it a whole meal in a bowl....


Chicken Chili Chowder

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


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...


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...

Bacon-Cheeseburger Chowder

The taste of a good bacon cheeseburger is hard to beat until you try this cheeseburger chowder! It's hearty, convenient...


Hearty Cheeseburger Chowder

"This is a family favorite for cold blustery days," writes Rebecca McCabe from Ekalaka, Montana. "It's very filling and an...


Veggie Salmon Chowder

This salmon chowder recipe came about as a way to use up odds and ends in my fridge. I thought...


Curried Chicken Corn Chowder

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


Spicy Cheeseburger Soup

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


Cajun Shrimp Soup

My mom used to cut the corn off the cob to make this soup, but I use canned cream-style corn....


Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

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


Manhattan Clam Chowder

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

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Ham Cheddar Chowder

Living in Wisconsin, I like to make dishes featuring cheese, and this chowder is one of my favorites. It makes...


Northwest Salmon Chowder

I've lived on a farm in the Yakima Valley all my life. I have a big garden, and by the...


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Cheesy Ham Chowder

My five children all agree that this soothing recipe is wonderful. The soup is full of potatoes, carrots and ham....


Easy Chicken Corn Chowder

When I haven’t planned for dinner, I often play around with ingredients in my pantry instead of running to the...


Cheesy Chicken Chowder

I like to serve this hearty chowder with garlic bread and a salad. It's a wonderful dish to prepare when...


Traditional New England Clam Chowder

I left a cruise ship with a great souvenir...the recipe for this splendid chowder! It's a traditional soup that stands...