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Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 1 hr
This no-fuss recipe for cheesy vegetable chowder is a flavorful, nutritious and meatless meal! It also makes veggies more appealing to fussy eaters. :)
Servings: 6
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Trisha Gilkerson


  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup carrot finely chopped
  • 3 celery stalks finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 large baking potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon potato starch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese plus extra to taste and for topping


  • Melt the butter in a large soup pot.
  • Add onions, carrots, and celery and sauté over medium heat until tender.
  • Add garlic and cook 1 or 2 additional minutes.
  • Add chicken broth and potatoes, bring to a boil, and cook until potatoes are tender.
  • Mix potato starch with water, add, and simmer until soup is slightly thickened.
  • Add milk and broccoli and cook until broccoli is just tender and soup is heated through.
  • Stir in cheese, allow to melt, and serve.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 888mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4300IU | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 360mg | Iron: 3mg
courses: Soup
cuisine: American
keyword: cheese, dinner, gluten free, grain free, soup, vegetable