North american soups, stews & chilis recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Italian Spinach Soup

Italian Spinach Soup

Suprise, surprise. Another amazing recipe adapted from Marcella Hazan's Essential's of Italian Cooking. This is one of my bibles. Not only did I…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2009
Advanced
9 votes
13989 views
Spicy Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Spicy Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This soup gets its wonderfully creamy texture from pureed carrots and sweet potatoes rather than cream, a dairy…

Robyn Savoie
Jan 2015
Advanced
1 vote
161 views
Hannah's Sweet & Sour Cabbage Soup

Hannah's Sweet & Sour Cabbage Soup

Humble, yet exhilarating, this delicious borscht is a perfect winter soup - inexpensive, perfect with bread and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2012
Professional
5 votes
2912 views
Tex-Mex Vegetable Beef Soup

Tex-Mex Vegetable Beef Soup

Tex-Mex Vegetable Beef Soup is an easy and hearty stovetop recipe for a flavorful and spicy soup. Made with beef chuck roast, corn, zucchini,…

RecipeKing
Jan 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
120 views
Chicken Chili

Chicken Chili

Classic comfort foods can be made healthier without giving up on good taste. Case in point - this Chicken Chili recipe. Fat is reduced in the…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
656 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
4963 views
Crockpot Split Pea Soup

Crockpot Split Pea Soup

We're split pea soup fans and have a number of recipes. But we've never tried it in our slow cooker before. This simple recipe turned out…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
3510 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
3000 views
Awesome Split Pea Soup

Awesome Split Pea Soup

We made this soup by combining the best of two recipes...one from America's Test Kitchen and one from Cook's Illustrated's the Best New Recipe. I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2009
Advanced
8 votes
4994 views
Dad’s Tavern Chili

Dad’s Tavern Chili

As an adolescent I was commissioned by my dad to make a huge pot of chili for his tavern weekly, and I earned fifty cents a batch doing so! (This…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2013
Professional
3 votes
5754 views
Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Dinner Recipe Ideas
Oct 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
1176 views
Five Star Clam Chowder

Five Star Clam Chowder

The thickest, creamiest, best tasting homemade Clam Chowder you've ever had. This is true five star restaurant caliber clam chowder that is…

Chef Doug
May 2012
Advanced
1 vote
3729 views
Pork & Chickpea Stew

Pork & Chickpea Stew

Super easy to make. Toss all ingredients in the pot (or slow cooker) and forget about it until dinner time. Healthy...and is good vegetarian with…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2008
Advanced
3 votes
8740 views
Hearty Red Lentil Soup

Hearty Red Lentil Soup

This is a wonderfully flavored soup that our whole family really enjoyed. I'm a huge fan of traditional Turkish Red Lentil soup which has more…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2011
Advanced
9 votes
2111 views
Chicken, Lime & Tortilla Soup

Chicken, Lime & Tortilla Soup

This recipe is light and delicious. I often make it with left over baked chicken. It can also be made with boiled chicken as described below.…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
8514 views