Category Archives: Soup & Stew Recipes

Variety of soup and stew recipes to warm your heart and soothe your soul.

Carrot Thai Soup

In the fall and early winter, nothing warms the tummy or the spirit quite like a flavourful bowl of soup. And while chicken noodle soup is a common go-to, after a few bowls many of us want to try something a little different. Spice up your family's food life with this carrot Thai soup, made...
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Warm Up Your Fall with These Apple Cider Recipes

Autumn is often a time of cold, grey weather. Fortunately it is also apple harvest time, and the season for keeping warm with comforting food and drinks. Enjoy reassuring recipes for body and soul featuring Green Mountain Hot Apple Cider Mix in K-Cup pods for the Keurig system, which combine fall pleasures to perfection. Read more

Collard Greens Tagine with Chickpeas and Olives

Developed by Dana Jacobi - A Something Different recipe This warming vegetarian stew pairs the goodness of whole grains with a richly spiced sauce and plenty of plant protein. Collard greens are excellent sources of fiber, folate and a wide range of cancer-fighting carotenoids. Pulses like chickpeas are packed with fiber, protein and other beneficial phytonutrients....
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Asian Savoy Cabbage and Shiitake Mushroom Soup

The secret to fantastic soup is its stock or broth. Stock differs from broth in that it has a richer, more intense flavor because bones and/or vegetables are roasted and then simmered for longer periods. Meat stock has a thicker, more gelatinous quality from bone collagen. However, in this recipe we are using low-sodium vegetable...
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Warming Beef Stew for a Chilly Night: A Slow Cooker Recipe

There was frost on the lawn this morning and snow showers are coming. When the weather gets colder Minnesotans like me start to think of hot soups and stews. Some consumers buy commercial soup and stew, but I prefer to make my own because I can control the ingredients and the salt. Read more

Carrot Squash Soup

Hearty soup offers a delicious health boost

The new <30 Days app from the Heart and Stroke Foundation offers simple daily challenges to help you live a healthier life.

One challenge suggests eating an orange vegetable. Orange veggies and fruit have been shown to reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, thanks...

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Lemon Soup with Brown Rice

We naturally seek soothing soups during cold winter months, and especially when we are under the weather with a flu or a cold. Quickly whip up this light yet satisfying soup with just a few kitchen staples – lemons, eggs, frozen brown rice and chicken broth. Read more

South American Peanut Soup

Savory dishes made with peanuts are surprisingly appealing. I discovered this via a recipe from Benin, in West Africa, in which fish filets or chicken breasts are simmered in spicy peanut tomato sauce. The robust and fiery result is good, even using thick slabs of tofu if you prefer a vegetarian main dish. Read more

Avocado Zucchini Summer Soup

Move over gazpacho, there’s another refreshing cold summer soup made with zucchini and avocado. Just as gazpacho makes delightful use of summer’s bounty of tomatoes, this soup showcases zucchini and avocado, also abundant during the summer. (more…)...
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Celery Root and Parsnip Soup

Two Ugly Roots Make Beautiful Soup When the weather turns cool, I eat soup almost every day. Now, after cooking many pots of chunky Eight Vegetable Soup, hearty Chicken Soup with Buckwheat and green Broccoli Rabe with Pasta, I needed to make something, well, different. (more…)...
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Sweet Potato Bean Soup

The fusion of sweet potatoes, chickpeas and cannellini beans makes for an unexpected winter treat. Sweet and nutty flavors mingle in this homemade soup with delightful textures and warm, inviting colors. Easy to make, this delicious soup is loaded with cancer-protective nutrients. (more…)...
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Southwestern Bean Soup

Most recipes call for canned beans as though they were the only option. Using them is exquisitely convenient, but making dried beans is almost as easy. Hear me out, please, before you click away. (more…)...
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Lime and Chicken Soup with Avocado

Combine chicken with lime and a medley of vegetables and herbs to enjoy an unusual soup that is healthy and satisfying. Although the underlying flavor is powered by the chicken, it is the lime juice that adds that decidedly south of the border taste. (more…)...
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Chinese Pork and Mushroom Stew

Use fresh shrooms: In this typical Chinese dish, you need to make sure that you use fresh shitake mushrooms. You can find them in some grocery stores and Asian markets. The five-spice powder and hoisin sauce are common ingredients found in most grocery stores. (more…)...
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Zuppa Minestrone – Recipe

There are all kinds of minestrone soup (zuppa) recipes. It is basically the beef-vegetable soup of Italy. It started out as a way for the poor people of Italy to make due on the limited vegetables they had access to. The soup dates back to the Roman times when soldiers ate it as a staple....
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Fennel and Mushroom Soup

Cooking vegetables in season is smart. Fennel, plentiful from fall through spring, is a wise choice for a cold weather soup. With its mild anise-like flavor coupled with the meaty umami quality of mushrooms, fennel is delicious in this robust vegetable soup. (more…)...
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How to Make Carrot Soup

Carrot soup is a good winter warmer which is quick and easy to make. You can substitute the vegetable stock with chicken stock if you have some homemade stock in the freezer. (more…)...
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Introduce Your Soup Pot to Lima Beans

Fresh lima beans are still in season. To me, that is good news since I like their nutty, almost sweet taste and creamy heart. But fresh limas, sometimes also known as butter beans, are hard to find and tedious to shell, so let’s look at another way to enjoy this smart bean. Read more