17 soup, stew, and chili dishes are packed into one collection that’s sure to become your go-to all fall and winter. I’ve also included 11 “what to serve with soup” recipes to make the ultimate comfort food meal.
When the days get shorter and the temps start to drop, I love being in the kitchen making food that’s sure to warm not only my tummy but my soul as well.
For me, the #1, all-time most comforting thing I can cook is soup. Of course, I’ve got to throw in some stew or chili recipes, but the feeling is the same. Hearty, with a warm and fuzzy feeling, is what I’m striving for.
That’s what you’ll get with this collection of 17 recipes for the ultimate fall and winter meal. Not only are these recipes delicious, but they are also easy to make and are great for leftovers.
I’ve also added in some of my favorite ideas for toppings, along with a list of 11 recipes that make the perfect sides to an amazing fall or winter meal your family and friends will love.
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17 Soup, Stew And Chili Recipes
This simple recipe made with ground beef in a rich tomato broth topped with creamy ricotta and rich Parmesan is a one-pot meal that’s comfort food at its best.
Topped with bacon, cheese, and chives, this easy-to-make soup tastes like a loaded baked potato spoonful after spoonful!
This stew is full of tender chicken in a creamy broth, seasoned with salt and pepper. It’s simple, straightforward, and absolutely delicious!
A bowl of this rich, hearty soup is just the thing to warm you up from the inside out on a chilly fall or winter evening.
Filled with all your favorite taco flavors, this soup will become a favorite with your loved ones! It’s easy to make since the slow cooker does all the work!
Tomatoes, onion and garlic, roasted to perfection then turned into a beautiful soup that’s so easy to make.
Award-Winning Chili made with beef and beans in a rich sauce is loaded with amazing flavor! Perfect for tailgating, game day, or when you’re feeding a crowd. Simmered for hours, its comfort food at it’s BEST.
Creamy, rich soup made with roasted sweet potatoes, carrots, and just the right amount of seasoning is a welcome treat for lunch and dinner. Top it with a swirl of sour cream, hot sauce, and homemade croutons for comfort food at its best.
Creamy White Chicken Chicken Chili is warm, comforting, and ready to serve in just 30 minutes. Made with cream cheese and tender chicken this chili hits the spot on a cool night and is great for game day.
Roasting the cabbage gives it a great depth of flavor, making this soup outstanding!
Ground beef, tender vegetables, garlic, and cannellini beans cooked in a rich tomato broth make this soup extra flavorful. It’s great to serve any night of the week, for game day or when you’re feeding a crowd.
Roasted chicken and soft pillows of cheese tortellini all simmered in a rich, herbaceous broth make a comforting soup that will quickly become one of your family’s favorite meals.
This classic recipe has all the flavors that slow cooking produces yet it can be on the supper table in 45 minutes.
This soup is rich, velvety and is the perfect meal with crusty bread and a green salad or everyone’s favorite, grilled cheese.
Tender, white beans, ham, along with a few veggies, good stock and herbs make a soup that’s hearty and satisfying. It’s a great, no-stress meal on its own especially when the slow cooker does all the work for you!
This healthier version of mushroom soup with no dairy added is rich, loaded with meaty Portabella mushrooms, and has a deep flavor that’s amazing.
Creamy, rich, turmeric cauliflower soup is so flavorful you’ll never believe how good for you, it really is! Top it with crispy Panetta, a drizzle of olive oil and a few chili flakes for the ultimate finish.
The Secret To Making The Best Homemade Chicken Stock
It’s easier than you might think to make your own homemade chicken stock! It has amazing flavor and is loaded with healthy ingredients.
You’ll need a Crock-Pot and leftover chicken, plus a few vegetables and some seasoning. I call this delicious broth, Liquid Gold and you can get all the details on how to make it here.
Delicious Creative Toppings For Soups & Stews
- Grated Parmesan, Cheddar or Jack Cheese
- Chopped Fresh Herbs like chives, parsley, or dill
- Hot Sauce
- Chopped jalapeños
- Chopped red or green peppers
- Cooked chopped bacon
- Diced ham
- Toasted breadcrumbs
- Fresh tomatoes
- Chopped green onions
- Sour cream or yogurt
What To Serve With Homemade Soup
Classic Southern Ham Salad is so delicious and easy to make! It’s perfect for sandwiches, on crackers, and makes a yummy dip. Turn leftover holiday ham into something amazing with this simple recipe.
Tomato Cucumber Salad is a refreshing dish that packs a punch of fresh flavor. It’s simple to make with a bright dressing full of herbs.
Served as a side dish or a dessert, this easy-to-make recipe is always a favorite at the holidays, potluck suppers, or when you’re entertaining.
Made with tender pasta, pepperoni, fresh veggies and tossed in a zesty dressing then topped with Parmesan cheese, this easy-to-make salad is ideal for “soup and salad” night!
Shrimp Salad is light, cool, and loaded with freshness. This classic recipe is updated with a creamy, lemony dressing to bring out the best flavors of tender juicy shrimp, celery, and red onion.
The beautiful aroma of these Garlic Parmesan Rolls will have your loved ones running to the supper table! They are easy to make and are the perfect addition to any family meal.
Beer Bread made with just 6 ingredients and no yeast is quick and easy to make! It’s fluffy on the inside with a crispy, buttery top that’s so good that you’ll be wondering where this bread has been all your life.
For dipping or for snacking, Homemade Pita Chips can’t be beaten! These perfectly seasoned chips are extra crispy and made in just 10 minutes.
Made with canned biscuits and slathered with butter, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and herbs, they are great as an appetizer served with marinara for dipping, or alongside your favorite recipes at mealtime.
Pickled Sweet Corn is a surprising, tangy, crunchy addition to any dish!
With just a few ingredients, fresh jalapeños are turned into something extra special and perfect with burgers, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers or anything else that suits your fancy.
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