Some good homemade soup recipes include the Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili from Panera Bread, Asparagus Soup from the Food Network and Tortilla Soup from Epicurious. These websites offer several other soup recipes as well.
The Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili from Panera Bread is a hearty soup that is made with chicken thighs and white kidney beans. The chicken is seasoned with oregano, cumin, salt and pepper and cooked in oil over the stove before it is added to the slow cooker with the beans. The recipe features two cans of white kidney beans, one of which is pureed before cooking. The full recipe takes slightly less than 4 hours to prepare.
The Asparagus Soup from the Food Network is a broth and cream-based soup that works well as an appetizer or light meal. The stems of the asparagus are cooked in the stock for about 30 minutes to infuse their flavors. The tips of the asparagus are quickly blanched and reserved for the garnish. The recipe is ready in about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
The Tortilla Soup recipe from Epicurious features beans, tortillas, cheese, tomatoes and dried chilies for a hearty soup. The ingredients are boiled together to form the soup, and bowls can be garnished with extra tortilla strips, cheese, chilies and sour cream or crema.