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Sweet Potato and Crab Soup

4 reviews

This sweet and savory soup is quick and easy to prepare. You can substitute butternut squash or pumpkin for the sweet potatoes, depending on what you have on hand. —Judy Armstrong, Prairieville, Louisiana

Easy Spinach Bisque

5 reviews

Not only is this soup healthy and filling, it's easy to prepare and elegant besides.—Patricia Tuckwiller, Lewisburg, West Virginia


Broccoli Crab Bisque

1 review

"For a casual company meal, I serve this creamy soup along with miniature ham sandwiches," writes Karen Balistrieri from Oconomowoc,...


Curried Leek Soup

3 reviews

New England is known for its hearty soups. I like to experiment with recipes (luckily I have a wife who...


Creamy Crab Bisque

5 reviews

"I love to try new recipes," shares Sherrie Manton of Folsom, Louisiana. "This hearty chowder has a rich creamy broth...

Vegetable Carrot Soup

4 reviews

This blended soup is loaded with vegetables, so it's delicious as well as good for you. Plus, its beautiful golden...


Autumn Bisque

3 reviews

I like cozy comfort soups that taste creamy—without the cream. This one’s full of good stuff like rutabagas, leeks, fresh...

Harvest Sweet Potato Soup

6 reviews

I always double this recipe whenever I prepare it, since we love leftovers. This is the easiest soup I've ever...


Golden Squash Soup

12 reviews

This special recipe from my mother-in-law is one that I enjoy making as part of our fall meals. The soup...


Winter Squash Soup

7 reviews

I enjoy trying new recipes and adding different seasonings to enhance the flavor. This is a tasty way to serve...


Tomato Dill Bisque

1 review

My family really enjoys this soup when we make it from our garden tomatoes. When those tomatoes are plentiful, I...

Shrimp Bisque

14 reviews

I enjoy both Cajun and Mexican cuisine, and this rich, elegant soup combines the best of both. I serve it...


Carrot Soup with Orange & Tarragon

1 review

A pretty orange color, a delicious hint of citrus and a garden-fresh flavor make this soup a requested dish at...


Creamy Seafood Bisque

3 reviews

This deceptively simple bisque makes a special first course or even a casual meal with a salad or bread. I...


Mushroom Bisque

3 reviews

The subtle taste of parsley comes through in this rich, creamy broth. It has great flavor, plus it's so easy.—Emily...


Nutmeg Zucchini Bisque

6 reviews

Looking for a different way to serve a bounty of zucchini? Try this soup sent in by Germaine Stank of...

Curried Squash Soup

2 reviews

Cayenne pepper gives a little kick to bowls of this pretty golden soup, a first course that everyone seems to...


East Coast Tomato Soup

1 review

I put the elements of two recipes together to come up with this tasty seafood soup. I'm not always able...


Homemade Tomato Dill Soup

My family really enjoys this soup when we make it from our garden tomatoes. When those tomatoes are plentiful, I...


Mushroom Tomato Bisque

5 reviews

After tasting a similar soup in a restaurant, I tinkered around with a few recipes at home and this was...


Chunky Tomato-Basil Bisque

20 reviews

My husband, Patrick Maas, makes this wonderful, creamy bisque. Sweet red pepper enhances the lovely tomato-basil flavor. —Veronique Deblois, Mine...


Elegant Seafood Bisque

1 review

Creamy bisque is elegant enough for sit-down dinners yet hearty enough for casual gatherings.—Mike Payne, Hixson, Tennessee


Hearty Tomato Bisque

5 reviews

Between the lycopene from the crushed tomatoes and soy protein from the tofu and soymilk this soup from Lisa Renshaw...


Roasted Red Pepper Bisque

2 reviews

Folks are sure to comment about the awesome roasted red pepper flavor in this velvety soup. It's a fantastic first...

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Crab Bisque

7 reviews

I've enjoyed cooking and baking ever since my 4-H days in rural Iowa. The zesty seasonings in this bisque nicely...


Harvest Squash Soup

This soup is perfect for a group after an autumn outing. The combination of squash, applesauce and spices gives it...


Zucchini Bisque

4 reviews

I like to serve this soup as a first course for special dinners. It is nice and light, pretty in...


Pumpkin Bisque with Smoked Gouda

23 reviews

I love the smell of this rich, cheesy soup as it bubbles on the stove. The Gouda cheese adds a...


Quick Curried Pumpkin Soup

This soup is wonderfully warming on an autumn day. The subtle curry flavor enhances the pumpkin.


Pumpkin Soup

30 reviews

While it looks elegant and is an appealing addition to a holiday meal, this creamy soup is so simple to...