Crab N Cheddar Chowder

Crab N Cheddar Chowder Recipe

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Tammy Brownlow


I'm sorry I didn't get pictures of this was so good! I'll have to take some next time. This was an amazing - creamy, indulgence! I hope you all give this one a try - you will truly be surprised!


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 as a main dish, 8 as a side soup
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    crab claw meat, steamed
  • 1/2 c
    sweet mini peppers, finely diced
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, finely diced
  • 1 medium
    carrot, peeled and finely diced
  • 1/2 c
    broccoli, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 c
    half and half, separated
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely shredded velveeta cheese (the one they sell pre-shredded)
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese (i used sargentos 5 state blend)
  • ·
    white pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash(es)
    freshly grated nutmeg to taste

  • 2 slice
    applewood smoked bacon, cooked and diced
  • ·
    green onion, julienned pieces

How to Make Crab N Cheddar Chowder


  1. In a large stockpot add water, sweet peppers, onion, carrot, celery, and broccoli. Simmer on medium- high until boiling. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. In a bowl combine 1 cup of half and half with flour. Whisk until combined.
  3. Reduce heat to medium on veggies. Add half and half and flour mixture. Stir until thickened. Cook one minute longer.
  4. Add remaining 2 cups of half and half. After another minute add cheeses alternating about a 1/4 of a cup at a time until incorporated.
  5. Add spices and stir. Add crab and taste for seasoning. Garnish as desired. Enjoy!

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About Crab N Cheddar Chowder

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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