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

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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
346 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
4351 views
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
277 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
2589 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
1859 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
2091 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
937 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
2300 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
1365 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
291 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
3 votes
901 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
789 views
Easy Vegetarian Chili

Easy Vegetarian Chili

Easy to put together and it has plenty of nutrition, too!

Jann from PA
Feb 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
980 views
Jambalya

Jambalya

There is nothing better than a big bowl of Jambalaya on a cold Sunday evening. This recipe is so easy to throw into the slow cooker and while it…

Carolinaheartstrings
Jan 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
830 views
Bow Tie Sausage Soup

Bow Tie Sausage Soup

This delicious recipe and easy-to-prepare recipe is just as good the next day as leftovers. Serve with breadsticks and a green salad.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
1 vote
526 views