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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Loaded Broccoli-Cheese Potato Chowder

For anyone who loves baked potatoes or broccoli cheese soup, this is the best of both worlds. If you have bacon lovers, offer crumbled cooked bacon as a topping. Then everyone is happy, carnivore or not! —Vivi Taylor, Middleburg, Florida

Potato and Cheese Soup

Few things are more comforting on a cool night than a steaming bowl of rich, creamy homemade soup. My mother...


Makeover Potato Cheese Soup

This makeover recipe has about 40% fewer calories, two-thirds less fat, less than half the saturated fat, about half 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....


Hearty Cheeseburger Chowder

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

Cheddar Potato Chowder

I only made this soup occasionally because the original recipe was quite high in fat. I doctored it up a...


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...

Baked Potato Cheddar Soup

A few simple kitchen staples makes for an impressive soup. Use a better-quality yellow cheddar cheese; it adds greater depth...


Cheddar Corn Chowder

My children absolutely love this rich, zippy soup. They have just one complaint - it seems I never make a...


Cheesy Corn Chowder

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


Golden Seafood Chowder

Flavored with crab, shrimp and cheddar cheese, this chowder is so good that I make it weekly. Sometimes I substitute...

Cheesy Chicken Chowder

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


Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

Make ahead and store in serving-size potions using Ziploc® Twist 'n Loc containers.—Taste of Home Cooking School


Cauliflower and Ham Chowder

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


Southwestern Bean Chowder

Even though there is a bit of heat from the spices and green chiles, my young children love this soup...


Confetti Chowder

Grandma's philosophy was, "Add a little color to your food, and folks will eat up a storm!" This delightful golden...

Cheddar Seafood Chowder

Shrimp and scallops make this thick, cheesy and chunky chowder extra special. It’s packed with veggies, and the crispy bacon...


Zucchini Garden Chowder

Years ago, when my husband and I put in our first garden, a neighbor suggested zucchini since it's easy to...


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,...


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...


Ham & Cheese Chowder

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


Chicken Tortilla Chowder

As a student attending college full-time, I find my time in the kitchen is limited. This recipe helps me have...


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...


Trout Chowder

This hearty chowder cooks conveniently in a slow cooker so I can spend more time fishing and less in the...

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Cheddar, Corn & Potato Chowder

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


Carrot Cheese Soup

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


School Day Chowder

"This hearty soup is a nice change-of-pace lunch for 'brown-baggers'," remarks field editor Karen Ann Bland of Gove, Kansas. "It...


Ham Cheddar Chowder

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