These 25 cozy homemade soups and stews bring classic comforting favorites of chicken noodle soup, chicken dumplings, beef stew, and more.

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Grandmother’s Potato Soup

You can make many variations for this soup if you’d like, but I recommend starting with this simple, basic recipe like my Grandmother always made.

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Potato Soup Recipe

5 from 270 votes
Potato Soup Recipe – My Grandmother Verdie’s Potato Soup recipe makes an old-fashioned, easy, comforting soup recipe. Made with 5 ingredients and no heavy cream!
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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade chicken noodle soup makes a classic, comforting, and cozy meal.

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Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

5 from 5 votes
This delicious Chicken Noodle Soup is a classic soup ready in minutes! It's an incredible homemade chicken noodle soup loaded with fresh vegetables, tender chicken and is a comforting favorite! With Stovetop and Instant Pot instructions!
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Best Chili Recipe

Delicious and satisfying, this easy, savory chili recipe is a favorite and cooks on the stovetop in minutes! Thick with beef or turkey or even made vegetarian, it is versatile and easy to adapt to your tastes.

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The Best Classic Chili Recipe

5 from 3 votes
This Classic Chili recipe is one that everyone needs in the recipe box. Made with just six ingredients and ready in 30 minutes this makes the best chili!
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French Onion Soup

There’s something so comforting about breaking through the cheesy, French bread exterior to get to the delicious brothy soup underneath!

Bowl of French Onion Soup with a spoon filled ready for a bite.

French Onion Soup

4.88 from 8 votes
Mouthwatering French Onion Soup recipe makes a comforting, classic bowl of soup with caramelized onions in rich soup and crusty bread with melty, delicious cheese! A rustic yet elegant favorite for entertaining! Includes stovetop and slow cooker methods!
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White Chicken Chili

This white chicken chili is perfect for a cozy weeknight meal. Even kids will enjoy the creamy heartiness.

White Chicken Chili Recipe

4.91 from 110 votes
This delicious White Chicken Chili recipe with tender chicken, hearty beans, and savory broth. Make this cozy meal on the stovetop, in the slow cooker, or in the Instant Pot. Recipe variations to make it creamy or vegetarian!
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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup is a tasty soup that is satisfying and spicy. It is filled with chicken, beans, and corn in my homemade enchilada sauce and topped with crispy tortilla strips, avocado, and fresh cilantro. 

Bowl of chicken tortilla soup garnished with tortilla strips, avocados, sour cream, and shredded cheese, served in a white bowl.

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe (Slow Cooker, Instant Pot, and Stove Top)

5 from 17 votes
This Chicken Tortilla Soup is hearty and delicious. Slow cooker, Instant Pot, and stovetop instructions for a quick and easy family favorite!
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Chicken and Dumplings

Thick and creamy, full of moist, tender chicken and dumplings that are light as a feather. It’s rich, delicious, hearty, and always a family favorite.

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Southern Chicken and Dumplings

5 from 8 votes
Southern Chicken and Dumplings are easy to make at home with this classic, family-favorite Southern recipe. Now with 30 minute method, Instant Pot and Stovetop instructions!
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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Beef Stew is one of my family’s favorite recipes for a hearty, delicious, and satisfying meal! Make it in the slow cooker for a super easy option.

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

5 from 7 votes
This classic Beef Stew recipe is loaded with tender beef, potatoes, carrots, and more slow-cooked in a rich broth for a comforting, savory slow cooker beef stew! Perfect anytime, but always a cozy favorite on cooler days!
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Chicken Taco Soup

Every bite of this chicken taco soup is packed with flavor. This easy soup can be made in so many ways: on a stovetop, in a slow cooker, and in the Instant Pot.

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Chicken Taco Soup Recipe

5 from 9 votes
Chicken Taco Soup Recipe – So quick and easy, this chicken taco soup recipe is flavorful and delicious! Made with chicken, beans, corn, it is on the table in less than 30 minutes!
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Pasta Fagioli

This flavorful soup is made with white beans, pasta, and vegetables and can be made with or without meat. You can have this soup on the table in about 30 minutes.

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Pasta Fagioli Recipe

5 from 12 votes
Pasta Fagioli Recipe – If you love the Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli recipe, then I think you’ll love this homemade version as much or more! Ready in 30 minutes!
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Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

During the winter, I love to use frozen vegetables that I keep stocked in our freezer such as green beans, corn, okra, or even a bag of mixed vegetables. You can also add ground beef if you wish.

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup Recipe - This Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup recipe is so simple to make and absolutely scrumptious. A definite family favorite! // addapinch.com

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup Recipe

4.88 from 39 votes
Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup Recipe – Loaded with vegetables, this vegetable soup is made even easier in the slow cooker! Includes optional ground beef for meat lovers as well as vegan options! 
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Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

This easy-as-can-be Cooker Minestrone Soup recipe is so savory and scrumptious! It is loaded with vegetables and beans and cooks in a delicious broth.

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Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

5 from 4 votes
Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup Recipe – Loaded with seasonal vegetables, this minestrone soup is made even easier in this slow cooker recipe! A definite family favorite!
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Oyster Stew

There’s nothing like the deliciously rich seafood flavor of the oysters and the creaminess of the onions and milk from this stew! It is so comforting and satisfying and is ready in minutes.

Oyster Stew Recipe

4.99 from 53 votes
This Oyster Stew Recipe is full of delicious seafood flavor. Get this family favorite oyster stew recipe you are sure to love.
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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup is one of those soup recipes that I crave, especially during cooler weather. Full of broccoli and cheddar cheese, it is a soup that definitely comforts and is one that my whole family loves!

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

5 from 8 votes
Broccoli Cheese Soup makes a comforting, delicious homemade soup perfect for lunch or supper. Get this easy broccoli cheese soup recipe the whole family will love.
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Tomato Soup

This tomato soup is comforting and delicious on a cold, winter day.

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Tomato Soup Recipe

5 from 5 votes
Tomato Soup Recipe – This fresh, homemade tomato soup comes together quickly for a delicious, comforting classic. Ready in 15 minutes! 
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Vegetable Tortellini Soup

Add this Vegetable Tortellini Soup to your list of favorites! Loaded with fresh vegetables and cooked in a broth and tomato-based soup, the tortellini cooks to perfection for a mighty delicious bowl of soup every time! 

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Vegetable Tortellini Soup Recipe

4.89 from 9 votes
Vegetable Tortellini Soup Recipe – This quick and easy vegetable tortellini soup comes together in minutes for a flavorful soup recipe loaded with vegetables and delicious bites of tortellini.
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Best Instant Pot Chili

 I love that I can add all of my ingredients to my Instant Pot and then, in about 30 minutes, have chili that tastes like it has been simmering away on the stove all afternoon.

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The Best Instant Pot Chili Recipe

5 from 5 votes
The Best Instant Pot Chili Recipe – This easy Instant Pot Chili is ready in 30 minutes, yet tastes like it has been simmering for hours!  
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Best Instant Pot Beef Stew

The meat always turns out tender and practically falling apart, the vegetables are cooked to perfection, and the broth is rich and hearty like you’ve been stewing it all day when you make this family favorite in the Instant Pot. No one would ever guess that it came together so quickly!

The Best Instant Pot Beef Stew Recipe - Mouthwatering beef stew made with tender chunks of beef, delicious vegetables and a hearty broth makes a favorite Instant Pot recipe! // addapinch.com

The Best Instant Pot Beef Stew Recipe

5 from 3 votes
The Best Instant Pot Beef Stew Recipe – Mouthwatering beef stew made with tender chunks of beef, delicious vegetables and a hearty broth makes a favorite Instant Pot recipe! 
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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chili

Made in the Instant Pot, this sweet potato chili tastes like it has been simmering away on the stovetop all day even though it is ready and on the table in less than 30 minutes! 

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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chili Recipe

4.93 from 13 votes
This Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chili makes a hearty, delicious chili recipe in minutes! Made with ground beef, sweet potatoes, and packed with flavor!
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Black Bean Chili

This Black Bean Chili is perfect for a weeknight supper. This is one of the best chili recipes and such a favorite because it’s so hearty – and so easy! And it doesn’t have to simmer all day long for it to be delicious! 

Easy Black Bean Chili Recipe

4.90 from 29 votes
Black Bean Chili Recipe – Black Bean Chili is perfect for a quick-fix weeknight supper. Ready in 30 minutes, this chili is full of ground beef, black beans, and tons of flavor!
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Butternut Squash Chili

The addition of butternut squash then makes this chili recipe even more filling and adds a hint of sweetness that is perfectly balanced in this spicy chili.

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Butternut Squash Chili Recipe

5 from 7 votes
Butternut Squash Chili Recipe – Butternut Squash Chili recipe made with ground beef or turkey, butternut squash, vegetables, and spices makes a hearty and delicious chili recipe!
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Spicy Black Bean Soup

With less than 10 ingredients, including the seasonings and the oil, it really doesn’t take long to prep for the slow cooker. Enjoy this hearty, delicious soup packed with flavor.

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Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe

4.67 from 3 votes
Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup Recipe – This delicious black bean soup is packed with flavor and made even easier with the slow cooker!
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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This soup is hearty, warming, and oh so very comforting and can have this soup on the table and ready for supper in 20 minutes. 

Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe - Loaded baked potato soup makes a warm, comforting potato soup recipe. Made with baked potatoes blended into a creamy soup and topped with your potato bar favorites! // addapinch.com

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

4.84 from 6 votes
Loaded baked potato soup makes a warm, comforting potato soup recipe. Made with baked potatoes blended into a creamy soup and topped with your potato bar favorites!
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Zuppa Toscano

Zuppa Toscana is made with potatoes, garlic, onions, kale, and sausage and is quick and easy to make at home! Made with simple ingredients for an incredibly flavorful soup recipe.

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Zuppa Toscana Recipe

5 from 7 votes
This Zuppa Toscana recipe tastes just like the famous Olive Garden soup and is ready 30 minutes!
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Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew, full of vegetables, shredded pork, and chicken, is so flavorful. It is such a hearty, delicious stew anytime but especially on a cold winter day.

Brunswick Stew Recipe

4.95 from 19 votes
Brunswick Stew is a classic, iconic stew recipe. Get this family favorite Brunswick Stew recipe that is sure to become this hit of every gathering you serve it.
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  1. After viewing several recipes, I noticed the ingredients are things regular people living busy lives, may actually have on hand around the house! I really look forward to trying several of the recipes. They look amazing!