There’s nothing better than a warm, hearty bowl of soup on a cold day. These stew, chowder, and soup recipes will give you warmth and plenty of leftovers!
A wise man once said: “Have a good wife and a rich cabbage soup; seek not other things.”
Best Soup Recipes
Meat, legumes, and a leafy green—what more could you ask for in a soup? To add even more color and sweetness, substitute diced winter squash for the potato. Whether you use potato or squash, add cooked pasta at the end and you’ve got minestrone!
A hearty, potato-based soup designed for cold winters—like those in northern Maine, where this recipe originates from.
Sweet maple syrup really brings out the butternut squash!
We served this Potato and Kale Soup to the Almanac editors and everyone loved it! The soup is especially welcome in the winter months, when kale is at its peak.
More Soup Recipes
- 13-Bean Good Luck Soup
- Pumpkin Harvest Soup
- Maha’s Lentil Soup
- Black Bean, Sausage, and Bacon Soup
- Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup
- Italian Vegetable Soup
- Classic Tomato Soup
Tip: To boost the nutritional content of soups, simply add grains or beans. See our Guide to Grains.
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What’s your favorite soup, stew, or chowder? Let us know in the comments!