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

Pressure-Cooker Fish Stew

I love fish and chowder, so this stew is a favorite of mine. It's made without cream or whole milk...


Cheesy Potato Chowder

This chowder was invented by my niece, who took a basic potato soup recipe and added some of her own...


Cheddar Potato Chowder

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


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

Slow-Cooked Chowder

The hectic holidays often leave little time for cooking. That's why this slow cooker recipe is a favorite. I just...


Chunky Veggie Chowder

"We enjoy this colorful chowder year-round," writes Diane Molberg of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan. The light but flavorful soup is chock-full...

Rosy Potato Soup

"Chives, parsley and paprika delicately season this distinctive soup," shares Holly Youngers of Cunningham, Kansas.


Sweet Potato Chowder

"My husband came up with this spicy soup that's a snap to make yet tastes wonderful," says Kathy Whitford of...


Corn and Pepper Chowder

Chunks of potato, kernels of corn and flecks of red pepper punctuate the creamy broth of this hearty chowder. Cilantro...


Curried Sweet Potato Chowder

The flavor of curry is subtle in this creamy, comforting chowder. For fun, I sometimes sprinkle individual servings with pumpkin...

Easy Clam Chowder

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


Cheddar Corn Chowder

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


Creamy Vegetable Chowder

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


Ham ‘n’ Corn Chowder

This soup comes together faster than you can believe! “My family had a hard time finding a corn chowder we...


Grandmother’s Chowder

Nothing can compare to homemade soup, especially when this is the delicious result! Winter days seem a little warmer when...

Spiced Sweet Potato Chowder

At my house, we're all crazy for chowder. This meatless version is loaded with root veggies and spices—cinnamon, cardamom and...


Easy Baked Potato Soup

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


Low-Fat Shrimp Chowder

"This zippy chowder is chock-full of shrimp and vegetables, so it satisfies hearty appetites, but the skim milk and reduced-sodium...


Harvest Corn Chicken Chowder

“With lots of chicken and ham, this lightened-up corn chowder has become a favorite at my house,” relates Janet Boote...


Hearty Cheeseburger Chowder

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


Best Clam Chowder

I serve this cheesy chowder every Christmas or New Year's. Throughout the year, I substitute the potatoes and clams with...


Rich Clam Chowder

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


Fresh Corn Chowder

This creamy corn and potato dish is perfect when you yearn for a full-bodied soup with lots of down-home flavor....

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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...


Zesty Potato Soup

Zesty Potato Soup is suggested by Marsha Brenda of Round Rock, Texas, who informs, "This soup has a delightful zip...


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...


Veggie Salmon Chowder

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


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Bacon-Potato Corn Chowder

I was raised on a farm, so a warm soup with homey ingredients, like this corn chowder with bacon, was...