Santa Fe Chowder

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

A delicious and spicy chowder from Moosewood. I serve it with warmed tortilla chips.

Top Review by FaithB25

This soup has an incredible blend of flavors that made smile. The vegetables make it very colorful and healthy. I used cream cheese which made the taste and texture slightly creamy. I served this soup with crackers because I was out of tortilla chips. Tortilla chips would have made it even better. Thanks for the recipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, add the chiles, onion, cumin, coriander, oregano, salt, and oil.
  2. Saute over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the onions are clear.
  3. Add in the carrots, sweet potatoes, potatoes, and water.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add in the bell peppers, tomatoes, corn, and zucchini, stir to combine.
  6. Cover and cook on medium-high for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  7. Transfer 3 cups of the vegetables from the soup into the container of a blender.
  8. Add the Neufchatel, cheddar, and milk.
  9. Process until smooth.
  10. Add puree back to the soup; stir to combine and reheat if necessary.

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