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Vegetable Chowder

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Vegetable Chowder
3 Min

Mmm, there's nothing quite as comforting as a warm, rich chowder. And this one's packed with healthy vegetables, so we feel good about that, too! One of the best vegetarian soup recipes out there, this chowder is sure to hit the spot when you're looking for something warm and creamy, with a touch of nutrition! 

What You'll Need

  • 3 quarts milk
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen corn
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen sliced carrots
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups instant mashed potato buds or flakes

What to Do

  1. In a large pot, combine all ingredients except potato buds. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  2. Turn heat to low, stir in potato buds, and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.

Before You Start Cooking!

  • You can add practically any other frozen veggies you'd like in here. We often add an extra package of broccoli and a package of frozen lima beans along with the others. And add more seasoning, less seasoning, or your favorite seasoning to make it your own! We know this dish will stand above other vegetatian soup recipes. 
  • If you're looking for other amazing ways to get in your serving of veggies, you're in luck! Check out our delicious collections: 
  • Maybe you're looking for more of are warm and hearty soup recipes. Mr.Food's got what you need in our collection of Sensational Soup Recipes!

  • Fun Fact! 

    • Probably the most traditional chowder is made with clams. Well, fish chowders were the forerunners of clam chowder. The chowders originally made by the early settlers differed from other fish soups because they used salt pork and ship’s biscuits. We feel luck to have all sorts of chowder options, even vegetarian soup recipes, in our kitchen today! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 10

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 254
  • Calories from Fat 58
  • Total Fat 6.5g 10 %
  • Saturated Fat 3.8g 19 %
  • Trans Fat 0.3g 0 %
  • Protein 14g 28 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 23mg 8 %
  • Sodium 450mg 19 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 37g 12 %
  • Dietary Fiber 5.1g 21 %
  • Sugars 20g 0 %

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I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

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I usually give most recipes several start. But not this one. I was so disappointed at the flavor....or lack of flavor! It was very bland. I did not realize it was going to make such a huge pot of soup. I did not have any white pepper, so I use black pepper. BIG mistake! It certainly had a lot of "heat" to it. I had to keep adding more and more salt. This is unusual for me, because I am not a salt lover. I put a little shredded Cheddar in my bowl of soup. Tonight, to give it more flavor, I added chopped cooked ham. It really helped. I hate giving this a negative review, but it just could not be helped. I love Mr. Food's recipes and will continue to make them.


This wasn't bad but not as good as I was expecting. Wish I had cut the recipe in half because it does make a lot of soup. I added the seasonings it called for and I still had to add a lot more seasonings for taste which helped a lot. Of course, adding butter and cheese to it made a big difference too. May or may not make it again.

yum.. for extra richness I would sub in a can of evaporated milk too.. makes soup extra creamy..

This recipe is under a different section than Meals for Two, but you could cut in in half. I suspect is would't freeze This recipe is under a different section than Meals for Two, but you could cut it in half. I suspect is would't freeze well. Might add some diced potato, onion and celery, since this a recipe you can surely make to your preference. Of course, a pat of butter or cheese on top is always good! Might add some diced potato, onion and celery. Of course, a pat of butter or cheese on top is always good!

Sorry for repetions - still working on iPad use!

I will be trying this but with fresh not frozen vegetables.

It sounds delicious, but it certainly going to be a potful for 2 people. I am glad we love soup!!!

where can i find the beautiful soup bowl pictur3ed with the vegetable chowder

This sounds sooo good. Especially for those cold Winter days that some of us are experiencing.


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