Quick and easy American soups, stews & chilis recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Potato and Crab Meat Soup

Potato and Crab Meat Soup

This soup makes a good beginning for a holiday dinner for a light, late night supper to celebrate the holiday evening. ©2007-2014 Netta…

Julia Ann Souders
Oct 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
90 views
Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

“Three Sisters” refers to the three main crops of Native Americans: beans,…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
6 votes
3925 views
Ground Beef Soup

Ground Beef Soup

Simple. Healthy. Hearty. Delicious. What more can one ask for? *** Variations **** Try using ground turkey, ground chicken, or even crumbled…

Wendi Taylor
Jan 2013
Professional
4 votes
2201 views
Crock Pot Chicken Stew

Crock Pot Chicken Stew

The perfect Sunday evening supper, this basic stew is pure comfort fare! What I enjoy particularly are the ease of preparation, large chunks of…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2014
Professional
3 votes
2393 views
Beef Barley Soup

Beef Barley Soup

Thick and hearty beef and barley makes a filling soup for cold weather enjoyment. Mushroom, celery and onion are ethe added vegetables.…

Julia Ann Souders
Sep 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
197 views
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Pressure Cooker Option)

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Pressure Cooker Option)

Inspired by a recipe from New Paradigm Cooking (Sandbach, Terranova and Ware), I chose to forego the cookbook’s…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
1951 views
Jamaican Chicken Stew

Jamaican Chicken Stew

Here's a very tasty, easy to make island-style stew. I adapted a recipe I found in one of my cookbooks. By combining the orange and bay leaf in…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1247 views
Crock Pot Lentil Soup

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

In the mood for delicious, healthy soup, with high fiber as an added bonus? Try this recipe. Prep time is minimal, and resulting taste is maximum…

Frosted Flaker
Feb 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
1715 views
Easy Chicken Posole

Easy Chicken Posole

This is a super easy and tasty recipe you can whip up in 20 minutes! You can use the meat from a standard rotisserie chicken for this soup. I got…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
2156 views
Slow Cooker Potato-Crab Chowder

Slow Cooker Potato-Crab Chowder

This is a fast no fuss recipe that can be done in a slow-cooker.

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
574 views
Amazing Potato Leek Soup

Amazing Potato Leek Soup

I thought I would try creating my own recipe...it turned out AWESOME! Honestly this is the best potato soup I have ever made, I actually believe I…

Phyllis Munro
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
840 views
Creamy Homemade Tomato Soup

Creamy Homemade Tomato Soup

I love a big bowl of creamy tomato soup on a cool Fall day and with the start of our cooler temperatures, my mind has been on that big bowl of soup!…

Carolinaheartstrings
Nov 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
1022 views
Simple Cream of Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Simple Cream of Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Simply put...yummm. This is the best cream of broccoli soup I have ever tasted. Friends and Family love it…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1277 views
Leftover 2-Bean Stew

Leftover 2-Bean Stew

A quick bite using odds & ends was WAY too delicious not to post. Forget 8-bean and even 18-bean soups - 2 cans of beans, a few veggies and a…

Amos Miller
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
551 views
Easy Sweet French Cassoulet

Easy Sweet French Cassoulet

The French know cassoulet as a classic, long-simmered dish consisting of white beans and various -- sausages, pork or goose. This version is a less…

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
856 views