Instant comfort food, these quick and easy soups come together in a flash.
No one will ever guess that this chili hasn't simmered on the stove all day. (Our secret: it's ready in about half an hour.)
Posole (poh-SOH-leh) is a thick and saucy Mexican soup that's hearty enough for a meal. Set out bowls of garnishes―chopped
lettuce, radishes, onions, cheese, extra cilantro―that folks can customize their soup.
Poblano chile peppers are in peak season in summer and early fall. Ripe specimens are reddish brown and sweeter than the green
ones. Be sure to remove the seeds and membranes before cooking; that's where the heat comes from.
Our taste testers gave this 16-minute recipe our higest rating. Frozen corn blended with low-fat milk creates the sweet, summery
base of this creamy chowder. Bits of bacon add a punch of flavor.
Pureed in a blender, this creamy soup spells comfort in a bowl. Though it tastes like slow food, it comes together in a flash
thanks to pre-chopped sweet potato and cooked ham.
The time-saving trick to this superfast soup is taco seasoning. Shredded cooked chicken breast and cannellini beans add substance.
A one-cup serving contains only 134 calories.
This 15-minute recipe (prep time included) is wonderfully simple and sure to become a weeknight staple. One of the key ingredients,
escarole, is a variety of endive that's milder in flavor than the slightly bitter Belgian endive or curly endive.
Time-saving tip: Pureeing the vegetables in a blender before cooking allows you to drastically cut cooking time while maintaining all the
rich flavors of the vegetables. Serve with Asiago-Topped Garlic Bread.
This quick-cooking comfort food showcases gnocchi: small, quick-cooking dumplings that are wonderfully chewy. Opt for vacuum-packed
packages instead of the dried version. You can find them in most grocery stores, often in the refrigerated section.