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
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.
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.
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.
Creamy and hearty, this chowder offers great taste satisfaction with just a tease of curry.
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!
Soup du jour? Try this creamy broccoli soup on a chilly day to warm the hearts of your loved ones.
Corn, a prime ingredient in substantial soups like this one, both thickens and extends the broth.
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.
This luscious, creamy seafood soup is comfort food at its best.
Saffron gives this creamy side-dish soup a sophisticated flavor. Serve with beef or chicken at dinner or with a sandwich at lunch.
Just as good as the satisfying chowders you find in restaurants along the New England coast, this creamy chowder can easily be made at home in less than an hour. Why not whip some up right now?
Creamy potato soup is dressed up with shrimp, corn and sun-dried tomatoes. This chowder is dressy enough for company, but easy enough for weeknights too.
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.