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.
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.
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.
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.
Corn, a prime ingredient in substantial soups like this one, both thickens and extends the broth.
A filling bowl of hot soup is the perfect recipe for a cold day.
This chill-chasing chowder is guaranteed to keep winter at bay.
Curry paste, coconut milk, and lemongrass give this soup an Asian twist.
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.
With hearty ingredients like butternut squash and barley, you won't miss the meat in this creamy vegetarian chowder.
Liven up a can of cream of potato soup with fresh vegetables.
Ginger, marjoram, shallots, and leeks add rich flavor to this corn and potato soup. Serve it as a main dish with a hearty bread.
Cream and cheddar cheese take the decadence level of this slow cooker soup over the top.
This rich chowder would make an elegant first-course soup for 6 people. For more color, use broccoli florets instead of the cauliflower.
Serve this easy main-dish soup at gatherings by using individual round sourdough bread loaves as soup bowls. Carefully slice off the tops, hollow out the centers (leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell), and use the tops as whimsical covers.