These satisfying soups and stews are delicious and freeze well, so be sure to make extra and save the rest for a busy day.
March 04, 2013
1 of 14Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Fast Chicken Chili
Fast Chicken Chili
Recipe This spicy chicken and bean chili is a "stick-to-your-ribs" kind of meal. Serve with sliced French bread.
2 of 14Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Jan Gautro
Chicken-and-Brisket Brunswick Stew
Chicken-and-Brisket Brunswick Stew Recipe Although recipes vary for Brunswick stew, a traditional Southern dish, this delicious version features chicken breasts and chopped beef brisket along with the traditional tomatoes, lima beans, and corn.
3 of 14Howard L. Puckett
Roasted Red Pepper Soup
Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe Roasting your own red bell peppers gives this simple soup incredible flavor. Serve with crusty bread and a simple green salad for a well-rounded meal.
4 of 14Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
Split-Pea Soup Recipe This split-pea soup is a hearty meal that satisfies on chilly nights. Serve with crusty, buttered bread.
7 of 14Photo: Jan Smith
Summer Day Soup
Summer Day Soup Recipe Savor the taste of summer's harvest with this flavorful vegetable soup featuring tomatoes, sweet onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, and plenty of herbs.
8 of 14Photo: Anna Williams
Classic Chicken Soup
Classic Chicken Soup Recipe There's nothing quite like that timeless classic - chicken soup. This simple version features a whole chicken, carrots, celery, yellow onion, salt, and pepper. Cook a double batch and freeze the extra to have on hand for sick days.
9 of 14Charles E. Walton IV
Pumpkin Coconut Soup
Pumpkin Coconut Soup Recipe Traditional tastes go tropical in this comforting holiday soup. Garnish with whipping cream or crème frâiche, toasted coconut, and lime zest curls for extra presentation points.
10 of 14Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Quick Turkey Chili
Quick Turkey Chili Recipe This easy turkey chili gets an extra flavor boost from its secret ingredient -- beer -- and pairs perfectly with a grilled cheese sandwich.
12 of 14Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Southwestern Turkey Soup
Southwestern Turkey Soup Recipe This tasty turkey soup features traditional south-of-the-border ingredients like serrano chiles, onion, chili powder, cumin, diced tomato, pinto and black beans, corn, fresh cilantro, and avocado.
13 of 14Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Peppered Beef Soup
Peppered Beef Soup Recipe Serve this lightly spiced beef soup in toasted bread bowls for the ultimate comfort food meal. Freeze leftovers in an airtight container up to three months. Add a bit of canned broth when reheating to reach desired consistency.
14 of 14Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl