Quick-Fix Chili, Soups, & Stews
Spicy, slow-cooker, chicken, turkey, or veggie―we guarantee you’ll love these top-rated recipes.
Loaded Potato Soup
Recipe: Loaded Potato Soup
Make this reviewer favorite the star attraction of your next soup night.
Quick Beef Chili
Recipe: Quick Beef Chili
Hearty chili like this has chunks of meat cooked to perfection in a Dutch oven before being combined with its other ingredients. For our Quick Beef Chili we suggest using petite tender. This quick-cooking foundation for this dish is supermarket steak that is cut from the shoulder. It looks and tastes like tenderloin but costs a third of the price. If you can't find it, try chuck-eye steak, which also has great flavor but may need more trimming. Whatever your choice, this quick, spicy, delicious chili will have you filling your bowl for seconds. Smother it in great toppings: think green onions, sour cream, or many others.
Baked Potato Soup
Recipe: Baked Potato Soup
A thick and creamy baked potato soup is ideal for cold winter days. Pile on your favorite baked potato toppings: bacon, Cheddar cheese, and sliced green onions. Try with an easy shrimp-and-pesto baguette.
Lemon, Orzo, and Meatball Soup
Recipe: Lemon, Orzo, and Meatball Soup
Ready in 40 Minutes
This hearty twist on chicken noodle soup features small grains of orzo pasta and savory chicken meatballs.
Red Lentil Soup
Recipe: Red Lentil Soup
Unlike other dried beans, lentils cook in minutes and are perfect for busy weeknights. This one-soup meal is ready in less than an hour.
Cheddar Cheese Soup
Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Soup
Flecks of chopped carrot and green pepper peek beneath this velvety cheese soup. The recipe gets a slight kick with the addition of ground red pepper.
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Recipe: Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Black beans and meatless crumbles make this vegetarian chili hearty and satisfying. A side of cornbread muffins filled with pimiento cheese completes this quick and easy supper.
Curried Coconut Soup
Recipe: Curried Coconut Soup
Stray away from boring canned soup and whip up this easy, Asian-inspired Curried Coconut Soup. A whole-wheat wrap filled with snow peas, carrots, cucumbers, and hummus completes the meal.
Recipe: Taco Soup
This soup is the go-to recipe for an easy night of entertaining friends or a quick weeknight supper for your family. Most of the ingredients are pantry staples, so you'll be able to put together this recipe quickly.
Beef-and-Black-eyed Pea Chili
Recipe: Beef-and-Black-eyed Pea Chili
Pull some cornbread fresh out of the skillet and savor the aroma of our Beef-and-Black-Eyed Pea Chili. You can fill a Dutch oven with chili meat, sweet onion, black-eyed peas, beer, and more, and in under an hour sit down to a delicious bowl of chili. Serve it with jalapeño pepper slices, Cheddar cheese, or pico de gallo, or just enjoy it as it comes. However you prefer it, you won't go wrong. Pick up your spoon and enjoy this chili now.
Recipe: 30-Minute Chili
Do you want delicious chili but you don't want to wait all day? Our 30-Minute Chili recipe will have you enjoying one of our quick-fix suppers in no time. This simple-to-make chili recipe only has six ingredients, but you'll marvel at its slow-cooked flavor. Simmering the ground beef is probably the hardest part; once you've finished that, you just pour everything else in, and stir. If you prefer an Italian-style take on 30-Minute Chili, spice this up and use 1 pound of ground sausage and 1 pound of ground beef. Whether you prefer a traditional chili or you would like to enjoy some Italian-infused flavors, this easy-to-make chili will always be ready when you are.
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Spicy Slow-Cooker Beef Chili
Recipe: Spicy Slow-Cooker Beef Chili
Once the chilly weather sets in, we guarantee you'll be looking forward to this spicy dish after a long day at work.
Chicken-and-Three-Bean Chili Verde
For true Tex Mex flavor, serve with a side of tortilla chips and top with fresh avocado slices.
Quick Turkey Chili
Recipe: Quick Turkey Chili
Don't let the long list of ingredients deter you; chances are you'll have most of them on hand.
White Lightning Chicken Chili
Recipe: White Lightning Chicken Chili
White Lightning Chicken Chili gets its name because it only takes 30 minutes from start to finish to get this one-dish meal to the table. Don't drain the chopped green chiles or navy beans. Serve chili with cornbread.
Recipe: Veggie Chili
Ready in 30 Minutes
Chopped zucchini and squash lend this chili hearty fall flavor.
Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili
Pumpkin-Acorn Squash Soup
Recipe: Pumpkin-Acorn Squash Soup
This savory soup is full of the flavors of fall. Pumpkin and acorn squash are seasoned with honey, thyme, ginger, and nutmeg for a delicious combination that will be hard to resist.
Baked Potato-and-Broccoli Soup
Recipe: Baked Potato-and-Broccoli Soup
This potato soup has all the fixings of a traditional baked potato—Cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions, and broccoli—but has a rich and creamy consistency you won't be able to resist.
Loaded Potato Soup
Recipe: Loaded Potato Soup
This comforting soup is made with leftover ham, mashed potatoes, sweet peas, dinner rolls.
Recipe: Steak Soup
This soup has all the makings for a hearty meal—steak, potatoes, loads of veggies, and a robust taste. You'll love how easy it is to make!
Turnip Greens Stew
Recipe: Turnip Greens Stew
If you love greens with ham hock, try this recipe. Lean ham and fat-free broth offer the good flavor of the original dish minus the added saturated fat. Beans add extra fiber too!
Black Bean Chili
Recipe: Black Bean Chili
Ready in only 30 minutes, this quick, meatless chili is made with black beans, meatless burger crumbles, and canned tomatoes. You can substitute ground beef for the meatless burger crumbles, if desired. Top with a dollop of sour cream, corn chips, and chopped fresh cilantro just before serving.
Recipe: Barbecue Chili
Pick up shredded pork from your favorite restaurant, or use one of the ready-to-serve products from your supermarket. The flavor profiles of commercial barbecue sauce can range from sweet to smoky, so use whichever brand you prefer.
Easy Brunswick Stew
Recipe: Easy Brunswick Stew
Nothing is more comforting than a big bowl of hearty Brunswick stew. For extremely tender meat that's easy to shred, try cooking on low heat for a long time. High heat yields a less tender product.
Smoky Chicken Chili
Recipe: Smoky Chicken Chili
Save time by making this chicken chili with smoked chicken from your favorite barbecue restaurant, or use a barbecue-flavored rotisserie chicken from your local supermarket.
Recipe: Shrimp-and-Poblano Chili
This chili starts with frozen corn and diced poblano chile peppers to help you save time in the kitchen.
Recipe: Spinach-Tortellini Soup
Ready in about 10 minutes, the ease of refrigerated cheese tortellini and canned veggies and broth will make this your new go-to soup recipe.