How to make Vegetable Chowder
- In a Dutch oven, add in the finely chopped potatoes, green onions, carrots, celery, broccoli, green pepper, and parsley.
- Pour in the water and let it simmer over medium-low heat for 20 to 25 minutes. Let it cook until the vegetables are tender and juicy.
- Meanwhile, in a large saucepan melt the butter. Add in the flour. Mix together until well combined. Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Whisk in the milk, salt, and pepper. Now bring the mixture to a boil. Let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes until smooth and thick.
- Add in the vegetable mixture along with the cooked ham and chicken. Bring it to simmer for 10 minutes until it is fully cooked.
- Pour the vegetable chowder in a serving bowl and garnish it with cheddar cheese.
- Serve hot immediately and enjoy!
- Chowder is derived from the Latin word “calderia.” It originally meant a place for warming things.
- Chowder is a type of soup or stew which is often prepared with milk or cream.
- There are many kinds of chowder. The most famous variations of chowder are seafood and vegetables.
- The side items that you can serve along with chowders are crackers such as oyster crackers or saltines.
- Many include “Manhattan clam chowder” as a type of chowder but there are people who disregard this classification as it’s a tomato-based soup rather than milk or cream-based.