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15 Comforting Chowder Recipes to Warm You Up on a Cold Day

Chowder is a delicious and hearty soup that is perfect for a cold day. It is made with a variety of ingredients, including seafood, vegetables, and broth. There are many different types of chowder, but some of the most popular include clam chowder, lobster chowder, and corn chowder.

Chowder is a great way to use up leftover seafood or vegetables. It is also a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables. Chowder is a filling and satisfying soup that is sure to warm you up on a cold day.

Here are 15 comforting chowder recipes that you are sure to love:

 




Smoked Haddock Chowder by Christina’s Cucina

Vegan Corn Chowder by Home Cooked Roots

Slow Cooker Chicken Corn Chowder by Eat Love Eats


Sweet Corn and Turkey Chowder by Greedy Girl Gourmet



Portuguese Red Clam Chowder by Fearless Eating


Cheesy Tuna Chowder by Two Lucky Spoons



Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder by Kelly Neil

Dairy Free Ham and Potato Chowder by I Heart Umami


Creamy Clam Chowder with Chorizo  by A Tasty Kitchen


Smoked Salmon Chowder by The Good Hearted Woman


Ham and Corn Chowder by Dinner at the Zoo


Creamy Mexican Corn Chowder by Seasoned Greeting


Bacon Potato Corn Chowder by Cooking For My Soul



Easy Roasted Corn Chowder by White Kitchen Red Wine


Kraft Dinner Cheese Chowder by Sweet Recipes


Tips

Here are a few tips for making chowder:

  • Use fresh ingredients whenever possible.
  • Don't overcook the seafood.
  • Add the cream, milk, or half-and-half at the end of cooking so that it doesn't curdle.
  • Season the chowder to taste.
  • Serve hot with crusty bread or rolls.

Enjoy!

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe: Panera Copycat

In the realm of comfort food, few dishes hold as much sway as a hearty bowl of broccoli cheddar soup. The creamy, cheesy concoction is a soothing balm for the soul, especially during the chilly months of winter. While traditional methods of preparing broccoli cheddar soup can be time-consuming, the Instant Pot offers a quick and convenient solution, allowing you to whip up this beloved dish in a fraction of the time.



The Instant Pot Advantage

The Instant Pot, is a versatile multi-cooker which has revolutionized home cooking, particularly for those seeking convenience and efficiency. Its pressure cooking function significantly reduces cooking time, making it ideal for preparing dishes that would otherwise require hours of simmering. In the case of broccoli cheddar soup, the Instant Pot can transform raw ingredients into a delectable soup in a matter of minutes.

A Symphony of Flavors

The essence of broccoli cheddar soup lies in its harmonious blend of flavors. The sweetness of broccoli, the sharpness of cheddar cheese, and the subtle aromatics of onions and garlic come together to create a symphony of flavors that is both comforting and invigorating. The Instant Pot method preserves these delicate flavors, ensuring that every spoonful delivers a burst of culinary delight.

A Culinary Adventure

Making broccoli cheddar soup in the Instant Pot is an effortless culinary adventure. Simply sauté some onions and garlic, add chopped broccoli, vegetable broth, and your favorite seasonings, and let the Instant Pot work its magic. Once the cooking cycle is complete, you'll be greeted with a pot of perfectly cooked broccoli and fragrant broth.

A Touch of Indulgence

The final step in creating this culinary masterpiece involves the addition of cheese. Shredded cheddar cheese is the traditional choice, but feel free to experiment with different varieties, such as Monterey Jack or Gruyère, for a unique twist on flavor. The cheese melts into the soup, creating a rich and creamy texture that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

A Versatile Delight

Broccoli cheddar soup can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of accompaniments. Grilled cheese sandwiches, crusty bread, and even a dollop of sour cream can elevate the soup experience. Whether you're craving a quick weeknight meal or a cozy indulgence on a chilly day, Instant Pot broccoli cheddar soup is the perfect solution.

So, embrace the convenience and culinary magic of the Instant Pot and embark on a journey to create this comforting classic. With its symphony of flavors, effortless preparation, and endless versatility, Instant Pot broccoli cheddar soup is sure to become a staple in your culinary repertoire.


Ingredients


1 cup of broccoli florets

1 cup of carrots, chopped

1 small  white onion, diced

1 package of cream cheese

2 cups of chicken broth

2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese



Directions


Chop broccoli, carrots and onions into smaller chunks and add them to the instant pot.

Add chicken broth.

Add the block of cream cheese.





Place the lid on the instant pot and seal.

Use the manual setting, and set the timer for 4 minutes.

It will take about 10 minutes to reach pressure.

When the timer sounds, use the quick release valve.





Remove lid, add cheddar cheese and stir.

Turn the instant pot to saute.

Allow the soup to cook for about 3 minutes, but keep an eye on it and do not let it boil!

Turn the instant pot off, serve immediately.

Allow leftovers to cool to room temperature before stirring in an airtight container in the fridge.

Serves 6


I love to serve this on a cold winter day as it delivers stick to the ribs comfort in just a few minutes of time. 
While this is not an exact copy of the always popular Panera option, it is very close, and maybe even better than the original!


You might also want to try my copycat Cracker Barrel chicken and dumplings recipe.

This copycat crumbl cinnamon toast crunch cookie recipe is perfect for dessert tonight.