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Soups & Stews

Here we have a collection of delicious soups and stew recipes. From hearty bean soups like this navy bean soup and this lentil sausage soup, to creamy favorites like this butternut squash soup, to family favorites like chicken corn tortilla soup and turkey taco soup. They will definitely satisfy those comfort food cravings

Lentil and Andouille Sausage Soup

Lentil and Andouille Sausage Soup

This lentil soup is flavored with andouille sausage and vegetables. Since the andouille is so flavorful we can keep the rest of the ingredients to a minimum. It’s great for weeknights, because it comes together quickly. Plus you get a big pot, perfect for lunches and leftovers.

Bacon and Lentil Soup

Bacon and Lentil Soup

This bacon and lentil soup is easy to make and delicious. In this recipe, bacon is cooked until crispy, then onions, carrots, celery and garlic are sautéed in the drippings. Add a few spices and you’ll have a hearty and flavorful pot of lentils. This soup is great for weeknights since lentils cook up pretty quick; by bean standards.

Creamy Vegetable Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup

This creamy vegetable soup recipe is a snap to make and delicious. There is no cream used in this “creamy” soup. Instead we get a creamy texture by pureeing the soup. Loaded with carrots, celery, onions, pumpkin, zucchini, potatoes, sweet potatoes and plenty of garlic, this soup is satisfying, without weighing you down.

Lentil Sausage Soup

Lentil Sausage Soup

This lentil sausage soup makes a hearty, delicious dinner. In this recipe, lentils, sausage and vegetables are cooked in a flavorful broth. For the sausage, use smoked or polka kielbasa, the fully cooked variety. They will flavor this lentil soup beautifully, so we can keep the ingredients list short and simple.

Navy Bean Soup

Navy Bean Soup

This navy bean soup is made with smoked ham shanks, vegetables and spices. It’s a hearty and delicious soup the whole family will enjoy. Like with many bean soups, you can’t rush the process, so make this navy bean soup on a leisurely afternoon. Your time will be rewarded with a big pot of soup that will feed your body and soul!

Sausage and White Bean Soup

Sausage and White Bean Soup

This sausage and white bean soup is loaded with vegetables, including onions, carrots, celery and spinach. It gets a ton of flavor from Italian sausage, and creamy cannellini beans make this soup a meal! The prep work is really simple, and it doesn’t take a long cooking time to get a delicious, nourishing bowl of soup. It’s perfect for weeknights, cold nights, well… any night.

Ginger Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Ginger Spiced Pumpkin Soup

This ginger spiced pumpkin soup is the perfect way to get in the mood for Fall. It’s really easy to make and full of wholesome ingredients. With fresh pumpkin, onions, carrots, celery, garlic, and ginger, it’s not short on flavor!

Italian Sausage Lentil Soup

Italian Sausage Lentil Soup

This Italian sausage lentil soup is hearty, delicious and full of good-for-you ingredients. It’s loaded with lentils, carrots, celery, onions, potatoes, and spinach. Ok sure, it has Italian sausage, but you have to live a little, right? Add a hearty piece of crusty bread and this soup makes a very satisfying meal.

Soba Noodle Chicken Soup

Soba Noodle Chicken Soup

This soba noodle chicken soup is so good, and so easy, you won’t hesitate to make it again and again. Shredded cabbage, soba noodles and sliced chicken breasts are covered in a super flavorful beef broth. The broth doesn’t take hours to make either. Start with store bought broth, then add a ton of flavor with sautéed onions, garlic and mushrooms.

Southwestern Steak Soup

Southwestern Steak Soup

This southwestern steak soup is hearty, and really easy to make. Affordable beef round and simple pantry ingredients combine to make this delicious soup. It’s a little bit spicy and totally satisfying. With beef, tomatoes, black beans and corn, this soup won’t leave you hungry.

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

This Creamy Pumpkin Soup is loaded with good-for-you veggies and spices, with just a little bit of bacon and cream to keep things fun. It’s really easy to make, and doesn’t take too long. It’s a perfect starter soup, or serve it with a big piece of crusty bread for a light dinner. Plus it makes a nice, big batch so you can put a little away for lunch.

Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

If you want a soul-satisfying meal but have no time or energy to make one, this tomato soup is the answer. It’s really easy to make, and for a soup, it comes together pretty quick. As a plus, make this soup during peak tomato season…

Pumpkin & Apple Soup

Pumpkin & Apple Soup

This pumpkin & apple soup is absolutely delicious and really easy to make. It’s loaded with good-for-you ingredients too. Pumpkin, apples, onions, carrots, celery and garlic all come together to make a creamy and satisfying soup. Ok, so all those good-for-you ingredients are cooked in…

Lentils with Spaghetti & Bacon

Lentils with Spaghetti & Bacon

How do you get your family to love lentils? Add spaghetti and bacon of course. This Lentils with Spaghetti & Bacon recipe is really easy to make and absolutely delicious. We keep it simple with just a handful of ingredients: onions, garlic and oregano are…