North american cinco de mayo soups, stews & chilis recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $2.5 per serving

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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
4 votes
21691 views
Crock Pot Chile Verde

Crock Pot Chile Verde

This is a super easy and delicious Chile Verde. We make a great Chile Verde from scratch with fresh tomatillos, but it's a lot of work. If you're…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
17349 views
Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

We never wait for fall for this favorite of all chowders, but enjoy it year round. A good way to use up leftover roast chicken, and the…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
2 votes
5839 views
Texas Chili (without beans)

Texas Chili (without beans)

This is a Texas style chili without beans. However, you can add any beans that you like. You can garnish with shredded cheese, diced onions or…

Stan Jenkins
Feb 2013
Beginner
2 votes
12819 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
7129 views
Slow cooker pork stew - chile verde

Slow cooker pork stew - chile verde

This is an easy and tasty version of chile verde that I adapted from a slow cooker cookbook. This keeps very…

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
7561 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
5863 views
Chicken and Cannellini Bean Soup

Chicken and Cannellini Bean Soup

We've been trying out several soups, chilies and stew variations, and this one grabbed the spotlight. The…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2015
Professional
2 votes
4853 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
10678 views
Ed's Chicago Cocoa Chili ( aka Chocolate Chili )

Ed's Chicago Cocoa Chili ( aka Chocolate Chili )

I like cooking and I love chili and chocolate, so if there was any way I could combine the three, I was gonna…

Edward Heller
Jun 2010
Advanced
3 votes
11364 views
Chili con Carne - Stove Top or Crock Pot!

Chili con Carne - Stove Top or Crock Pot!

Hurray for fall and chili time! This makes a batch for about 5 adult servings, but there’s no such thing as…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
1 vote
7789 views
mexican chicken pozole verde

mexican chicken pozole verde

There are many variations on pozole, a traditional hominy-based Mexican stew closely associated with the Pacific-coast state of Guerrero. Anya von…

karenrecipe
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
5476 views
You’ll love This Heavenly Chicken Tortilla Soup

You’ll love This Heavenly Chicken Tortilla Soup

This Mexican style soup is so rich in intriguing flavors and full of tantalizing aromas that fill your…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
1 vote
5013 views
Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili

Comforting, tasty, spicy chili without meat. The meat is replaced with barley. Legumes and grain a great healthy meat replacement combination.

Micheline
Jul 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
5323 views
Chipotle Chile Pepper Soup

Chipotle Chile Pepper Soup

If you have never tried chipotle (chih-POHT-lay) peppers, jalapeño peppers that have been smoked, here's your chance. As well as adding the heat,…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
5811 views