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    Easy Dutch Oven Minestrone Soup

    1 review

    This Dutch oven minestrone soup is quick to prepare with shortcut ingredients. Add a salad and a crusty loaf of bread or breadsticks to round out the meal. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

    Pressure-Cooker White Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup

    I created this thick and creamy soup by adapting several recipes into one. Although previously a slow-cooker soup, the pressure...


    Quick Chicken Minestrone

    You'll love this flavorful chicken minestrone soup that comes together with pantry ingredients. Dress it up by serving the dish...


    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Pumpkin Soup

    3 reviews

    Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days...


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    Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

    1 review

    This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...

    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    4 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Hearty Pork Bean Soup

    4 reviews

    It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...

    Sweet Potato Chili with Turkey

    4 reviews

    This sweet potato chili is packed with flavor. Ground turkey lightens it, and sweet potato puree sneaks in a healthy...


    Bonnie’s Chili

    This chili is incredibly easy to make, and has a surprising depth of flavor for something that comes together in...


    Slow-Cooker Spinach Bean Soup

    This navy bean soup is heartwarming comfort food at its best. It's my signature soup that I make for my...


    Beefy Minestrone

    1 review

    I know lots of minestrone recipes don't contain meat, but my husband thinks a meal is only a meal if...

    Pressure-Cooker Black Bean Soup

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...


    Pressure-Cooker Greek-Style Lentil Soup

    1 review

    This is a nice warming soup on a chilly day. Lentils are so good for you, too! —Mary Smith, Columbia,...


    Pressure-Cooker English Pub Split Pea Soup

    2 reviews

    This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of today's appliances, I can spend...


    Pressure-Cooker Beefy Cabbage Bean Stew

    1 review

    While we were on a small-group quilting retreat, one of my friends made this wonderful recipe for dinner. We all...


    Slow-Cooked Black Bean Soup

    3 reviews

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...

    Spiced Butternut Squash Chili

    1 review

    I love how a hint of heat with a touch of sweetness from the Gustus Vitae spicy chocolate cinnamon cane...


    French Lentil and Carrot Soup

    5 reviews

    It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe...


    English Pub Split Pea Soup

    7 reviews

    This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of the slow cooker, I can...


    Pesto Bean Soup

    This is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes, especially on those cold winter evenings. I make large batches and freeze...


    Ham and Black Bean Soup

    7 reviews

    I originally made this slightly spicy soup for my husband, who enjoys black beans. But I ended up loving it,...


    Bean Cabbage Soup

    1 review

    I used to love my Italian grandmother's homemade minestrone. She was very particular about ingredients and where she bought them....


    Vegetarian White Bean Soup

    7 reviews

    The home economists in our Test Kitchen simmered up this fresh-tasting meatless soup. Hearty with two kinds of beans, it...


    Spice Trade Beans & Bulgur

    2 reviews

    A rich blend of spices adds flavor to tender, nutritious bulgur and garbanzo beans in this tangy dish that has...

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    Quick Mexican Bean Soup

    7 reviews

    It never hurts to have a few meals that you can whip up in very little time, and this hearty...


    Beef Lentil Soup

    15 reviews

    You can prepare this soup as the main course in a hearty lunch or dinner. On cold winter evenings here...


    Chicken & Bean Chili

    9 reviews

    Chili Time is any time you want to make a hungry crowd happy. This creamy chili is a must at...


    Slow-Cooked Split Pea Soup

    4 reviews

    I've been making this soup for years. After every holiday where ham is served, the hostess hands me the ham...


    Chunky Sausage Lentil Soup

    4 reviews

    Lentils are an inexpensive but nutritious power food, and these days, a hot, filling and flavorful family meal at a...


    Yankee Bean Soup

    4 reviews

    My family really enjoys this hearty soup, which is perfect for a wintry day. Bacon, molasses and onion add great...