American soups, stews & chilis recipes

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African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

I first had this in graduate school when a classmate from Ghana cooked it for an International progressive dinner. I fell in love with the…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2009
Advanced
56 votes
95234 views
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
11 votes
28917 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
18230 views
Curried Lentil Stew with rice

Curried Lentil Stew with rice

This curried lentil stew is an awesome winter dish. It will warm you and sooth you with its soft texture and rich flavor. Vegetarians can leave…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2009
Intermediate
9 votes
17037 views
New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder

Easy, creamy traditional clam chowder without hassle.

arthur jimenez
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
17178 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
7086 views
Crockpot Carne Adovada Recipe

Crockpot Carne Adovada Recipe

We had this for dinner tonight and it was fantastic. The complexity of flavors - sweet, salty, spicy, and savory - is really amazing. It's better…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2014
Advanced
6 votes
7209 views
Mexicali Bean & Barley Soup

Mexicali Bean & Barley Soup

A spicy bean soup using Trader Joe's 17 Bean & Barley Mix. The beans and vegetables hold their shapes and create a colorful, healthy, meal. It also…

MarthaW
Jan 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
15450 views
Southwest Chili

Southwest Chili

Piper Seeger
Mar 2009
Advanced
2 votes
9216 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
14264 views
Pressure Cooked Cabbage Soup

Pressure Cooked Cabbage Soup

The weather in southern New Mexico took a cold turn. So, my Babe hankered for soup. I was looking through the soup rotation and found that I did…

Desert Panz
Dec 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
10079 views
Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed Tomatoes

Canning came about during the Napoleonic Wars, when the demand for a cheap and effective way to preserve food in large amounts in order to feed the…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jul 2013
Professional
3 votes
6462 views
Pork feet and red beans

Pork feet and red beans

A traditional Puertorican recipe. Enjoy!

Arturo Féliz-Camilo
Jun 2011
Professional
1 vote
8461 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
9672 views
Bean Soup with Ham

Bean Soup with Ham

Do you remember Bill Knapp's Restaurant? I sure do... My husband and I always loved going there. I have fond memories of going there as a child,…

Rhonda James
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
31967 views