Seven of My Favorite Quick and Easy Soups, Including My Dad’s Famous Stew!
I am going to share 7 of my favorite soups, just in time for cooler weather. Soups are a favorite for several reasons. They are:
- Quick and Easy to Prepare
- Able to Feed a Crowd
- Easy as Leftovers
- Usually Better the Following Day
- Filled with Variety
7 of My Favorite Soups (in no particular order)
#1 Fiesta Chicken
This is one of the quickest and easiest soups, and the Velveeta makes it very creamy.
Chicken (I used canned chicken for this one because of time, but I usually use fresh chicken – either will work.)
1 Small Onion, Chopped
1 Family Size Carton of Chicken Broth
1 Can of Rotel Tomatoes
1/2 a Block of Velveeta Cheese, Cubed
- Saute’ the onion in the olive oil until softened.
- Add the chicken. If you are using canned chicken, break the chicken up into smaller pieces. If you are using fresh chicken, brown the chicken lightly.
- Add the chicken broth and Rotel tomatoes.
- Add 6-8 Cups of Water and bring to a boil.
- Add the macaroni and follow the package directions.
- Add the optional cilantro during this time. (You know this is my favorite thing, but I was out of it.)
- When there are about 2 minutes left for the macaroni to cook, add in the Velveeta Cheese and keep stirring until it is melted.
#2 Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup
KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms shared this one, and I immediately bought the ingredients!
#3 Creamy Pumpkin Cheese Soup
Kate from Southern Home and Hospitality shared this savory soup.
#4 Low Carb Taco Soup
I actually found this recipe on Pinterest. It was posted by Plainchicken.com.
#5 Corn Chowder
Stacy Ling from Bricks N’ Blooms shared this one. I love her site and her ideas!
#6 Easy Tomato Basil Soup
This is another recipe I found on Pinterest, by The Stay at Home Chef.
#7 Daddy’s Famous Stew (At Least in our family – it is everyone’s favorite!)
You are in for a treat with this one!
1 Pound of Stew Meat (More if you want)
1 Onion, Chopped
1 Stalk of Celery, Diced
5-6 Carrots, Sliced
Potatoes, Cubed (As many as you want)
1 Can of Rotel (original)
1 Can of Stewed Tomatoes
1 Can of Whole Corn
1 Can of Tomato Sauce with Basil and Cumin
Macaroni (As much as you want)
- Fill a pot with water and add the stew meat. Bring the water to a boil.
- When the meat starts getting tender, add 1/2 of the onion, all of the celery, and the carrots, and cook until they start to get tender.
- Add the potatoes, the other half of the onion, and the rest of the canned vegetables.
- Cook the macaroni by package directions, drain, and add to the pot. He said that some people cook the macaroni in the soup, but he keeps it separate.
- Season with salt & pepper as you cook it.
On the Web
If you haven’t seen October’s menu, here is a link to it. November’s menu will be posted this weekend.
I have a favor to ask. I have had a setting set incorrectly so that no one could comment on a post unless you had a WordPress account. I would love it if a few of you would test it out for me by making a comment at the bottom of the page. I just want to make sure I have corrected it.
Fascinations & Finds
If you are around me much, you know that I love the Nitro Cold Brews with Sweet Cream at Starbucks! Look what I found over the weekend. This would be a money saver, and I could have one as often as I wanted. What do you think?
I hope you enjoyed this mid-week post. Please share any thoughts, ideas, recipes, or applications you have.
Have a Grace & Joy-filled day!
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“When I am filled with cares, Your comfort brings me joy.” Psalms 94:19
I’ll have to try Lester’s stew recipe……thanks for sharing.
I love soup anytime of the year. I will definitely be making some of these.
Thanks so much.
I hope you enjoy them!
Daddy’s stew sounds great. Maine winters are too long and cold; we have soup a lot!
I hope you get to try it out soon! 😊
Susan these all look soooo good especially that stew! I love soup season! I hope you will come by my weekly link party that goes every Wednesday-Sunday and link up for a chance to be featured!
I sure will. Thank you so much!
Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party! Have a wonderful weekend.
Oh my these soups sound fantastic! Bookmarking so I can try later.
Visiting today from Unlimited Linky 91 from my other site at #15&16
I hope you love them!
Thank you bunches for sharing these oh so yummy soups with Sweet Tea & Friends this month my friend.
We are big soup eaters at our house and these recipes sound great, especially your dad’s stew.
I hope you enjoy them! If you try his stew, let me know! 😃
Do you have nutrition facts for these recipes? Diabetic and need to know accurate carb/fat/sodium levels.
I’m so sorry, I do not have that information. If I can find a way to get it, I will definitely post it.
They all sound good!! Thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 96. Shared.
CONGRATS Susan! Your post is FEATURED at the Unlimited Link Party 97!
Awesome! Thank you so much!
That looks so delicious and comforting! I love soups during the winter months. Thanks for sharing 🙂
I love them too. They are true comfort food! 😃
Hand written recipes are such a treasure!! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party. Have a great week.
Thank you! You too!