Hodge Podge Chowder


Hodge Podge Chowder

Hodge Podge Chowder
15 Min

It's time to grab all those partially used bags of frozen veggies from your freezer and turn them into a yummy soup that only takes 15 minutes. Our Hodge Podge Chowder is full of that homemade goodness your whole gang'll love!

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups frozen chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups frozen sliced carrots
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for sprinkling

What to Do

  1. In a large pot over high heat, combine all ingredients except Parmesan cheese; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. When ready to serve, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


  • The great thing about Hodge Podge Chowder is that you can mix and match whatever frozen vegetables you have on hand!
  • Serve up our Best Broccoli Salad along with our hearty soup and you've got the perfect duo!

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A small can or two of mushrooms sounds good. And even though it doesn't have meat (except the broth) a little sliced kielbasa? Some garlic and as one other person comments, onion.

It did not have much taste. Needs something. Perhaps onion?? I used sodium-free beef broth and added no additional salt. Maybe that's why.


Is there anything that good be used as a substitute for the broth for a vegetarian or vegan recipe?

You can substitute the beef broth with vegetable broth.

vegetable broth?

It will give a more tomato profile to your broth, but vegetable juice (e.g. V-8) makes a good substitution as well.


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