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Super Soups and Stews

Healthy, nutritious soups and stews, packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied from Chicago Personal Chef Katie Simmons.

Happy to adjust recipes for meat, poultry, seafood, or vegetarian

Some seasonal adjustments might be made

Cavolo Nero Soup

Cavolo Nero Soup

Butternut Squash Bisque (GF)

Butternut squash, sweet onion, rosemary, sage

Beluga Lentil Chili (GF)

Black beluga lentils, onion, garlic, green bell pepper, chili powder, tomato paste, roasted tomatoes, cider vinegar

White Lentil White Chili (GF)

White Lentils, onion, poblano pepper, garlic, cumin, coriander

Irish Barley Stew

Chunks of carrot, onion, and celery with garlic, thyme, barley, peas

Calo Nero: Kale White Bean Stew (GF)

Cannellini beans, onion, garlic, rosemary, bay, red chili flake, basil, vegetable stock, kale, diced tomato

Batali's Farro Berlotti Bean Italian Vegetable Soup

Batali's Farro Berlotti Bean Italian Vegetable Soup

Batali’s Hearty Italian Faro Vegetable Soup

Parsnip, onion, celery root, zucchini, peas, carrots, heirloom brown beans, faro, tomato, garlic

Creamy Pumpkin Parsnip (GF)

Pumpkin, parsnip, nutmeg

Lemon Lift Quinoa Vegetable Soup (GF)

Quinoa, lemongrass, carrot, onion, celery, bay, thyme, vegetable stock

Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup (GF)

Vine-ripe tomatoes, carrot, onion, garlic, bay leaf, thyme, cannellini beans, basil

White Lentil Vegan White Chili (GF)

White lentils, poblano peppers, cumin, coriander, sweet paprika, marjoram, garlic, vegetable broth, cilantro

Matzo Ball Soup

Chicken Stock:    Chicken breast, onion, carrot, parsnip, celery, shallot, garlic, parsley, black pepper
Matzo Balls:    GF Matzo mix, eggs, oil

Creamy Zucchini Tarragon

Zucchini, sweet peas, tarragon, vegetable broth

Detoxifying Napa Cabbage Soup

Detoxifying Napa Cabbage Soup

Detoxifying Napa Cabbage Soup

Napa cabbage, carrot, Daikon radish, ginger, turmeric, scallions, cilantro

Ginger Spiced Carrot Fennel Soup (GF)

Carrot, fennel, ginger, turmeric, coriander, vegetable stock

Italian Winter Minestrone Soup (GF Available)

Swiss chard, carrot, onion, garlic, tomatoes, basil, thyme, red kidney beans, pasta shells (whole grain)

Not-Chicken Celery Root Soup (GF)

Carrot, celery root, onion, vegetable stock, thyme, bay

Creamy Potato Leek Soup (GF)

Russet potatoes, leeks, garlic, bay, thyme, smoked paprika, vegetable broth

Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder with Roasted Poblano Peppers

Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder with Roasted Poblano Peppers

Creamy Corn Chowder with Roasted Poblanos (GF)

Corn, potato, onion, smoked paprika, black pepper, garlic, almond milk, cashew butter, roasted Poblano peppers    

Smoky Yellow Split Pea Soup (GF)

Yellow split peas, onion, celery, carrot, garlic, turmeric, smoked paprika, red chili, thyme, bay leaf, sweet potato

Mushroom Leek Wild Rice

Cremini mushrooms, leeks, garlic, rosemary, sage, wild rice, brown rice, red rice, mushroom broth

Global Inspirations

Cold Kumato Tomato Gazpacho (GF)

Kumato Tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, carrot sherry vinegar, Worcestershire sauce

Nordic Root Vegetable Barley

Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Leek, barley, celery root, parsnips, spinach, nutmeg, garlic

Chipotle Butternut Squash Apple Bisque

Butternut Squash (or choose Acorn, Kabocha, Celebration), apple, chipotle, garlic

Chipotle Black Bean Soup (GF)

Black turtle beans, onion, green pepper, red bell pepper, garlic, bay, cumin, marjoram, paprika, chipotle

Mexican Tortilla Soup with Hominy

Onion, jalapeno, fire-roasted tomatoes, hominy, cilantro; With: Baked tortilla strips, lime wedges, avocado

Middle Eastern Creamy Lentil

Brown lentils, carrot, celery, onion, potato, Ras al Hanout spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, pepper)

Lablabi Middle Eastern Chickpea Stew

Lablabi Middle Eastern Chickpea Stew

Lablabi: Middle Eastern Chickpea Stew with Turnip Greens

Chickpeas, turnip greens, onion, sweet bell pepper, bay, cumin, coriander, garlic, vegetable stock

African Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Curry Soup

Onion, bell pepper, sweet potato, ginger, curry, jalapeno, peanut butter, scallions, lime

Curry Cashew Cauliflower Soup (GF)

Cauliflower, almond milk, cashews, onion, miso paste, maple syrup, Madras curry powder, Garam masala, turmeric, orange juice, cinnamon, garlic

Shitake Miso Soup with Black Beans

Shitake Dashi (kombu, ginger, dried shitakes, red chili, miso, broth), scallions, black beans, spinach, tamari

Peruvian Summer Corn Soup

Peruvian Summer Corn Soup

Creole Okra Tomato Stew

Stewed tomato, celery, onion, green bell pepper, creole spices, bay, garlic, black-eyed peas, okra

Peruvian Summer Corn Soup

Onion, bell pepper, sweet potato, zucchini, corn, garlic, bay, marjoram, oregano, thyme    

Peruvian Minestrone

Brown rice pasta, white beans, carrot, onion, garlic, green beans, corn, basil, “Super-Green” Moringa powder