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Comforting Soup Recipes the Whole Family Will Enjoy

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There's nothing like a nice bowl of soup to warm the belly, inside and out. Soups are also a great way to get kids accustomed to vegetables. Soothing, comforting and satisfying, these five soup recipes are bound to be a hit with the kids.

1. Chicken Soup Recipe

Chicken Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
My mother was a firm believe in the healing powers of chicken soup, and now, science has proven her right. And while canned chicken noodle soup can work in a pinch, there's nothing like homemade. Make a big batch of this chicken soup recipe and freeze it for later.

2. Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
This chicken tortilla soup is loaded with Mexican flavors the kids will adore. Serve this chicken tortilla soup with cornbread.

3. Broccoli Soup Recipe

Broccoli Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Broccoli and carrots are bathed in a creamy, cheesy soup that's hearty and satisfying. Serve this broccoli cheese soup with a thick slice of homemade French bread and a green salad with apples and hazelnuts.

4. Crock Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe

Crock Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
This split pea soup recipe has a smooth and creamy texture that really appeals to kids. It's a great way to get the kids to eat vegetables.

5. Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Butternut squash and Granny Smith apples provide a sweet and tart combination that pairs perfectly in this creamy butternut squash soup recipe.

6. Carrot Soup Recipe

Carrot Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Honey and apples add a touch of sweetness to this creamy carrot soup recipe

7. Potato Soup

Potato Soup Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
Diced, refrigerated potatoes make this potato soup a snap to prepare. With the cream in the soup and the bacon and scallions for garnish, this potato soup tastes almost like like a baked potato in a bowl. Warm and soothing, this potato soup will satisfy you inside and out.

8. Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup
Stephanie Gallagher
You won't believe how easy this homemade tomato soup is to make. Creamy, healthy and satisfying, this tomato soup goes well with grilled cheese sandwiches or chicken quesadillas.

9. Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder
Stephanie Gallagher
When fresh corn is in season, I automatically start craving this corn chowder. But you don't have to wait for summer to enjoy this satisfying soup. Frozen corn works just as well in this tasty recipe. If your family likes spicy food, add a dash or two of hot sauce.

Strawberry spinach salad makes a great accompaniment to this corn chowder recipe.

10. White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher
This white chicken chili recipe starts with rotisserie chicken, so it's easy. Fresh tomatillos give this white chicken chili authentic flavor.

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