Chowder is comfort food that can go upscale with a few subtle touches. From New England clam "chowda" to vegetarian versions with corn and potatoes, these easy chowder recipes are perfect for fast weeknight suppers.See Popular Chowders Recipes
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Not only is yellow corn a good source of vitamin B, magnesium, and thiamin, it also contains carotenoids (organic pigments with health benefits) not found in white corn. Ani Phyo likes to add a handful of vitamin A-rich spinach or soft lettuce to the chowder. "Then it becomes part-soup, part-salad," she says.
In the mood for soup? Cozy up to a bowl of this creamy potato, corn and roasted red pepper chowder that's ready in less than one hour.
White beans substitute for the usual potatoes in this chowder, made with sweet butternut squash, briny littleneck clams, and smoky bacon. Rancho Gordo cellini beans give the soup a buttery richness, but Great Northern beans are terrific as well.
Curry powder and sweet potatoes gives a fresh twist to traditional potato soup. A sprinkling of toasted pumpkin seeds finishes off this low-fat dish.
Soup from a potato mix? We're talking fast and flavorful!
Creamy and hearty, this chowder offers great taste satisfaction with just a tease of curry.
Soup du jour? Try this creamy broccoli soup on a chilly day to warm the hearts of your loved ones.
This luscious, creamy seafood soup is comfort food at its best.
Roasting brings out the flavor of the vegetables in this soup recipe. The jalapeno pepper and chili powder add some spice.
Corn, a prime ingredient in substantial soups like this one, both thickens and extends the broth.
Serve this chowder as a side-dish or make three main-dish servings by adding 1 cup chopped cooked chicken with the corn.
Featuring popular Southwestern ingredients, this spectacular and rich chowder recipe includes corn, jalapeno peppers, and red sweet peppers.
Saffron gives this creamy side-dish soup a sophisticated flavor. Serve with beef or chicken at dinner or with a sandwich at lunch.
Edamame, the edible soybean, is a tasty source of protein. It's widely available everywhere from your local produce aisle to the appetizer section of trendy restaurants. It is also seen here, as a unique addition to this slow cooker chicken chowder.
A filling bowl of hot soup is the perfect recipe for a cold day.
Curry paste, coconut milk, and lemongrass give this soup an Asian twist.
This chill-chasing chowder is guaranteed to keep winter at bay.