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

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Spicy Cajun soup

Spicy Cajun soup

The spicy and aromatic combination of corn and sausage with tomatoes makes this delicious Deep South soup.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jul 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
95 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
7 votes
10276 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
5828 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
3799 views
Classic New England Clam Chowda

Classic New England Clam Chowda

Manhattan is a red soup, New England is a white chowder, and ours is a buttery yellow. This is the simplest, most satisfying chowder I have ever…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
2520 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
3607 views
Cheeseburger in Paradise Skinny Soup

Cheeseburger in Paradise Skinny Soup

Okay, so this is a soup not the burger Jimmy Buffett was singing about but it has all the fabulous flavors of a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
2856 views
Weeknight Minestrone

Weeknight Minestrone

This is a speedy version of the classic Italian minestrone. The food processor does the chopping and bottled marinara saves additional time, without…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2016
Professional
2 votes
1108 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
5 votes
4279 views
Almost A Borscht Soup

Almost A Borscht Soup

I wanted a hearty soup for lunch and had a left-over half head of boiled cabbage. What else could I do but go wild adding borschtish ingredients…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
3 votes
2150 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
1988 views
Asparagus And Cheese Potato Soup

Asparagus And Cheese Potato Soup

A treasure of spring -- tender, purple-tinged asparagus -- is featured in this soup. Sour cream lends a tangy…

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
4 votes
2009 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
3111 views
Sweet Potato Bisque

Sweet Potato Bisque

This soup gets its wonderfully creamy texture from pureed carrots and sweet potatoes rather than cream, a dairy product I discourage due to its high…

Robyn Savoie
Jan 2015
Advanced
2 votes
1345 views
Sugar Pumpkin Curry Cream Soup

Sugar Pumpkin Curry Cream Soup

We grow sugar pumpkins and after the harvest, I always break them down and puree them and pop them into the freezer for a long Winter's use. In…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
2 votes
2015 views