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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Hearty Ham and Cabbage Chowder

Ketchup and brown sugar add an appealing sweetness to this chowder. I make this frequently throughout the year, but my family especially looks forward to it on a winter evenings.

Ham & Corn Chowder

Generous amounts of corn, ham and potato turn this into a fast favorite. —Marion St. Jean, Homosassa, Florida


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...


Cauliflower Ham Chowder

Soup is always good for warming the tummy and the heart, and this is one of our family's favorites. With...

Cauliflower and Ham Chowder

For a great, quick meals for those cool fall and winter days, try this easy soup. The cauliflower and ham...


Bacon Corn Chowder

I'VE SERVED this chowder for so many years that I don't remember where I got the recipe. It's one of...

Farmhouse Ham Chowder

“This chowder is full flavored and so comforting,” says Lisa Renshaw of Kansas City, Missouri. We couldn’t agree more! Leftover...


Sweet Potato, Ham and Corn Chowder

This comforting ham chowder has become a staple at my house throughout the year. This calls for sweet potatoes instead...


Potato Ham Chowder

“I find that homemade is always best…especially when it comes to soup,” assures Esther Danielson of Lake Arrowhead, California. This...


Ham & Cheese Chowder

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

Ham and Cauliflower Chowder

Even if you aren’t crazy about cauliflower, you’ll like this comforting, thick and chunky soup, suggests Carla Garloff from Burney,...


Salmon Chowder with Bacon

The salmon in this recipe is a change from traditional chowder, but it sure is delicious!—Cindy St. Martin, Portland, Oregon


Easy Clam Chowder

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


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...


Au Gratin Chicken Chowder

Everyone will want more of this quick and robust chowder. The flavor is unbeatable! Use up canned corn and packaged...

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...


Mushroom Corn Chowder

Chock-full of veggies, ham and cheese in every spoonful, this thick, creamy chowder will take the chill off even the...


Wild Rice and Ham Chowder

The rich, comforting taste of this chowder appeals to everyone who tries it. I have my younger sister to thank...


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...


Winter Chowder

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


Baked Beef Chowder

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


Cheeseburger Broccoli Chowder

I invented this soup accidentally! Actually, it came about when I was new to cooking, and didn't know that "chowder"...


Hamburger Chowder

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

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Chicken and Bacon Chowder

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


Beefy Bacon Chowder

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


South-of-the-Border Chowder

From Davis, IL, Tonya Burkhard sends this filling soup that comes together in no time. Loaded with potatoes, the combination...


Hearty Cheeseburger Chowder

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


Country Potato Chowder

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


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...