Jazzed-Up Clam Chowder

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings (1 quart)

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
No one ever guesses that my dressed-up chowder comes from canned ingredients. —Josephine Piro, Easton, Pennsylvania
Jazzed-Up Clam Chowder Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (19 ounces) chunky New England clam chowder
  • 1 can (8-1/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons bacon bits
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives


  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the clam chowder, corn and milk. Cover and microwave on high until heated through, 4-6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Sprinkle servings with cheese, bacon and chives.
Microwave-1,100 watt
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 211 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.