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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Harvest Corn Chowder

This rich, creamy chowder is so good you won't believe it starts with canned soup and frozen vegetables. It showcases tender chunks of halibut, but salmon or most any type of whitefish will do. I double the recipe for large gatherings, and guests almost lick the pot clean!—Mary Davis, Palmer, Alaska

Clam Chowder for 60

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


Easy Corn Chowder

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


Sausage Bean Chowder

When the first hint of cooler weather appears at the end of the summer, my husband always asks, "Isn't it...


Chuck Wagon Chowder

Serve fresh fruit or a salad with this hearty chowder and you have a complete meal! My family really enjoys...

Beef and Bacon Chowder

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


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...

Creamy Asparagus Chowder

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


Clam Chowder

—Rosemary Peterson, Archie, Missouri


Oven Cheese Chowder

This hearty soup has a delicious blend of ingredients. I especially like it because it uses zucchini and tomatoes, which...


Colby Corn Chowder

"This comforting, cheesy soup is perfect for a cold winter's night-and it doesn't have to simmer for hours," jots Darlene...

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...


Broccoli Chowder

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


Ham & Cheese Chowder

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


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...


Chicken Fajita Chowder

This south-of-the-border chowder is one of my favorite slow cooker recipes, and it's a winner at family dinners and potlucks...

Mushroom Veggie Chowder

This rich buttery broth is loaded with mushrooms, broccoli and corn. I made it for "Souper Sunday" at our church,...


Classic New England Fish Chowder

This is an old recipe handed down through the years. It always tasted best when made by a friend of...


Potato Shrimp Chowder

With only three ingredients, this chowder couldn’t be any simpler! “I like recipes that get me out of the kitchen...


Baked Beef Chowder

This hearty dish really warms up the kitchen on cold days and pleases empty tummies! I like the fact that...


Hamburger Chowder

To add extra variety to this easy soup, toss in whatever leftovers you have on hand. This recipe is quick...


Beefy Bacon Chowder

Rave reviews are sure to follow when this creamy chowder appears on the table. Bacon makes it rich and hearty....


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...


Garden Chowder

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

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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...


Seafood Chowder with Seasoned Oyster Crackers

Chock-full of fish, shrimp and scallops, this comforting chowder has been pleasing my family for many years. The seasoned oyster...


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...


Ham Cauliflower Chowder

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


Cheesy Ham & Corn Chowder

When the day calls for a warm bowl of chunky soup, we make a big pot of the goods—potatoes, corn,...


Carrot Chowder

My husband's grandmother passed this recipe on to us, and it's just wonderful—especially with a basket of warm, fresh bread...