Worries go down better with soup. There is almost nothing more comforting than a hot bowl of chowder on a cold day. Enjoy these 35 superbly comforting chowder recipes!
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1. Vegan Cauliflower Chowder
Creamy, delicious and not a dollop of dairy in sight—this cauliflower chowder is a vegan dream come true.
2. Vegan Corn Chowder
Hearty and healthy veggie-packed vegan corn chowder. Blended up corn, potato, and coconut milk make the chowder base for this super delicious meal!
3. Disney Inspired Clam Chowder Bread Bowl
If you love Disney recipes but can’t get to the theme park, this Disney Inspired Clam Chowder Bread Bowl will give you all the flavors of New Orleans Square!
4. Tuna Chowder
Fresh, tasty, not too heavy but still thick and rich with lots of flavor. I love clam chowder, but my husband isn’t fond of clams (too chewy and tough). So, this makes us both happy. In fact, it made all my tasters really happy. Definitely a chowder you could serve to company!
5. Coconut Lime Shrimp & Cod Chowder
This Coconut Lime Shrimp and Cod Chowder is a seemingly light meal that’s so full of seafood, it’s guaranteed to keep you satisfied for a very long time.
6. Weight Watchers Corn Chowder
An easy and delicious weight watcher’s corn chowder recipe, can be made in no-time for a quick dinner option! A family favorite during the winter.
7. Irish Fish Chowder
Irish fish chowder is a delicious mix of smoked and fresh fish in a light, gently creamy broth. Full of flavor, easy to make and perfect for lunch.
8. Jalapeno Smoked Turkey Chowder
Got leftover smoked turkey either in the fridge or socked away in the freeze or did you find a deal on a nice smoked turkey breast after Thanksgiving? Do you love food with a smokey jalapeno, chipotle flavor? This Jalapeño Smoked Turkey Chowder is just what you need!
9. Hatteras Clam Chowder
This simple soup is hardy and delicious and is lighter then traditional clam chowders. If you’re lucky enough to live on the Outer Banks, littlenecks or cherrystones are easy to find for this recipe. The smaller the clam the more tender and sweet it is and I prefer it chopped in this soup.
10. White Bean Ham & Wild Rice Chowder
This was a make-up-a-recipe-as-you-go kind of soup that turned out way way GOOD. I am a super chunky soup person. This chowder is just that. It’s thick and creamy with lots of chunks of veggies, beans, ham and rice.
11. Sausage & Grits Chowder
Sausage and Grits Chowder – sausage, potato soup, creamed corn, milk, cajun seasoning, grits and water. Ready in about 15 minutes! SO delicious!
12. Green Chili Chicken Chowder
Creamy, hot, spicy, cheesy green chili chicken yum! This low carb green chile chicken chowder is to die for (well, maybe not quite, but close)!
13. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chowder
All the taste of buffalo chicken wings in a lightened-up healthy and hearty soup! This simple slow cooker chowder is perfect for a chilly fall/winter day, and makes a great dish to enjoy during football season!
14. Fiesta Chicken Chowder
Are you looking for a great slow cooker soup recipe? This Fiesta Chicken Chowder has great flavor and is hearty enough for a meal.
15. Mexican Street Chowder
Talk about McDreamy and McSteamy! Mexican Street Corn Chowder is a smokin combination due to the main ingredient: chili powder. However, similar to traditional elotes, opposing ingredients do their job in calming the spice.
16. Southwestern Clam Chowder
This Southwestern Clam Chowder recipe takes one of our New England favorites and gives it a spicy Southwestern twist with roasted Poblano peppers and fire roasted tomatoes.
17. Summer Corn Chowder
This Summer Corn Chowder is thick, creamy, and full of fresh summer ingredients like Jalapeño, Cilantro, and Red Onions. It’s also Dairy-Free and Vegan!
18. Sweet Potato Kale Chowder
For me, chowder is ultimate comfort food. It is warm, creamy, satisfying, and has potatoes – a comfort food must in my book! A good bowl of Kale Sweet Potato Chowder is the perfect way to end a fall day, and I love creating spins on traditional chowder.
19. Copycat Outback Steakhouse Clam Chowder
In a smaller pot, melt butter and slowly add in flour to form roux. Once veggie mixture is boiling, add roux and thoroughly stir. Turn off heat and add clams. Add potatoes. Serve.
20. Bacon Potato Corn Chowder
Today’s tried and true recipe is similar to the Cheesy Ham Chowder from my last post. No ham or carrots, today but this Bacon Potato Corn Chowder is just as yummy. If you’ve had Claim Jumpers Baked Potato Soup, this tastes a lot like it, which means you can have restaurant style food in the comfort of your own home. Yes please!
21. Cheesy Chipotle Corn Chowder
Hearty slow cooker cheesy Mexican corn chowder. Classic comfort food with a flavorful and spicy twist!
22. Lobster Corn Chowder
This recipe however, is anything but peasant food. This is fancy chowder, the kind you serve on holidays or to people you want to impress. It’s a special meal, and one that will set you back a few bucks more than you’re probably used to spending on a home-cooked dinner. That’s because it’s made with one of my favorite ingredients of all time: lobster.
23. New England Clam Chowder
Rich and creamy clam chowder with tender chunks of potatoes with sweet corn throughout. Top it off with bacon or in this case, a dusting of black pepper and chives. Either way you serve it, everyone is sure to enjoy it!
24. Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Chowder
Perfect for a chilly weeknight meal, this creamy chicken and mushroom chowder is thick, savory, and loaded with plenty of chicken, mushrooms and potatoes!
25. Manhattan Clam Chowder
You’ll love this so much that it’ll be your go-to soup recipe the you’re craving seafood. Another fun idea is to add some shrimp or salmon. It’ll be a hearty seafood chowder that will satisfy anyone who loves a comforting seafood dish. Enjoy!
26. The Best Clam Chowder Ever
This truly is The Best Clam Chowder Recipe ever. The secret? Steaming fresh clams yourself. It’s easier than you think and totally worth the extra effort.
27. Salmon Corn Chowder
Let’s start cooking! Salmon Corn Chowder is a great recipe to add to your weekly dinner rotation because it’s so easy, delicious, and healthy!
28. Chicken Corn Chowder
Hello flavor extreme meal! Goodies inside: there’s mega amounts of corn (love that!) and chicken, savory thyme and parsley, plus sweet potatoes for a little something substantial. You can certainly use regular potatoes if it’s easier.
29. Smoked Sausage Corn Chowder
This soup is a family favorite and the recipe has been passed to me from my mother in law. I still remember the first time I had this soup and I love it every time I make it. We eat a lot of crock pot meals and soups but so many of our favorite recipes have chicken in them that we get tired of chicken. This smoked sausage corn chowder recipe is a nice way to change things up.
30. New England Turkey Chowder
This easy turkey chowder recipe is a play on my husband Jack’s contest-winning New England clam chowder recipe – swapping in turkey stock instead of clam juice and chunks of cooked turkey instead of clams.
31. Black Bean Corn Chowder
This black bean corn chowder recipe is perfect for cold weather. If you’re looking for an easy soup or chowder recipe with bacon, this is the one! Also, it is a great way to use up leftover corn cobs.
32. Creamy New England Fish Chowder
This classic creamy fish chowder uses simple ingredients and tastes like restaurant quality.
33. Creamy Southwest Chicken Chowder
Super hearty and delicious Southwest Chicken Chowder recipe. It’s so easy to make and is so full of flavor – the whole fam loved it!! Recipe is full of chicken, corn, green chilis, red potatoes, cheese, and lots of seasonings!!
34. Bacon & Shrimp Corn Chowder
Like Grammy’s recipe, this Shrimp Corn Chowder is luxuriously rich and creamy, absolutely loaded with seafood (no wimpy chowder here!), and tastes decadent enough to serve at a special holiday meal. Unlike her recipe, however, it’s wholesome and easy enough to prepare on an average weeknight.
35. Bayou Crab Chowder
Bayou Crab Chowder is bowl of Cajun flavored deliciousness. There’s hearty potatoes, sweet corn, smoky sausage, kicked up Cajun spices, and finally succulent crab in this seafood Cajun party in a bowl.