Cheesy Vegetable Chowder is a filling, one-pot, gluten-free dish that is thick, creamy and soupy. It is packed with nutrition and the goodness of veggies. It can be made whenever hunger strikes for an early evening meal or even brunch. Here is how to make Veggie Chowder Recipe.
If you are looking for a thick, luscious and creamy soup recipe, then you have to try this Cheesy Vegetable Chowder recipe.
You can’t miss it if you love having soups for your dinner.
The great part about this soup is, it is packed with vegetables and is a great way to include it in your everyday diet.
It takes time and effort to make this soup, but once you will taste it you will know that making this delicious cheesy soup was worth the effort.
Learn how to make this easy and thick Vegetable Chowder recipe which will get ready under 15 minutes.
What is Vegetable Chowder?
It is a delectable thick and cheesy soup where vegetables and garlic are cooked in a white sauce.
The white sauce is loaded with parmesan cheese which makes it creamy, and the herbs used to make this soup gives it a fantastic flavour.
Packed with the goodness of vegetables like onion, carrot, broccoli, potatoes, it is a great option for your weeknight dinners along with toasted bread.
Here, I have used Chicken broth to make the Chowder, but you can also vegetable broth instead.
Cheesy Vegetable Chowder recipe is a perfect soup to make on a winter day or when you want something light for dinner which is delicious and healthy at the same time.
It is also a great option, in case you are looking for Gluten Free weeknight dinner recipe or just to serve as a side dish during your Brunch.
Also if you are looking for a Vegan option, you can use Almond or Soy milk instead of Dairy milk.
Usually, Sea Food, Chicken, Mutton Chowders are very famous, especially the Clam Chowders.
But Tomato Chowder is also made and is a great option for vegetarians.
But you can always add vegetables, just like I did here and believe me it came out delicious.
You can even make a creamy Corn Chowder or just add Tofu, Red Bell Pepper, Celery in your Veggie Chowder.
This chowder can be served along with Toasted Bread or Croutons by the side for a hearty weeknight dinner.
You can also serve it along with Garlic Bread or a Sandwich for your dinner.
How to make it in Slow Cooker?
If you are looking to make Vegetable Chowder in a slow cooker, then here is what you have to do.
Add Onion, Carrots, Garlic, Potatoes, Chicken Stock, Broccoli, Water, Butter and Salt to the slow cooker.
Cook on LOW for about 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours, until the vegetables are tender and cooked through.
Next, 30 minutes before serving, mix the cornflour into the milk properly and add it to the slow cooker. Mix well.
Add the parmesan cheese, red chilli flakes on top and mix everything again. Cook on high for another 30 minutes, until thickened.
Once it is ready, serve in a Bread Bowl or along with Bread or Croutons.
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How to make it Step by Step?
Heat butter in a saucepan.
Saute onions and carrots for 2-3 minutes.
Add crushed garlic and chicken stock and bring it to a boil.
Add the potato cubes.
Cover the pan and cook until potatoes are softened.
Mix all purpose flour in milk and add it to the pan.
Add the broccoli florets, red chill flakes and salt and cook for 8-10 minutes.
Add the cheese and cook until it melts. Serve hot with bread.
Vegetable Chowder Recipe
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 1/2 cup Onion (Chopped)
- 1/2 cup Carrot (Sliced)
- 1 tsp Garlic (Crushed)
- 1 cup Potatoes (Peeled and cubed)
- 4 cups Chicken stock
- 1 tbsp All purpose flour
- 1 cup Milk
- 2 cups Broccoli (Cut into small florets)
- 2 cups Parmesan cheese
- 1 tsp Red chilli flakes
- Salt to taste
- Heat butter in a saucepan and saute onions and carrots for 2-3 minutes.
- Add crushed garlic and chicken stock and bring it to a boil.
- Add the potato cubes.
- Cover the pan and cook until potatoes are softened.
- Mix all purpose flour in milk and add it to the pan.
- Add the broccoli florets, chilli flakes and salt and cook for 8-10 minutes.
- Add the cheese and cook until it melts.
- Serve hot with bread.