New England Country Soup Giveaway 5 pouches! Winners Choice! 2/29

New England Country Soup was founded by three “foodies” frustrated with the traditional soup products on store shelves… they were neither as delicious nor as nutritious as homemade, and neither as convenient nor as environmentally responsible as they could be (not to mention very high in sodium!).  New England Country soups are made with Great Ingredients! They have a Great Taste and  Good for you! I received three pouches of New England Country soup for this review and one Moms Own Words reader will win 5 soups of their choice! 

New England Country Soup Review

The Nana’s chicken soup contains the following ingredients: Water, Onions, Celery, Cooked White Chicken Meat, Tomatoes, Spinach, Arborio Rice, Cannellini Beans, Rice Starch, Chicken Stock, Olive Oil, Garlic, Lower Sodium Sea Salt, Black Pepper.  The rice starch must be used as a thickener – otherwise these are all ingredients that you would find in a typical homemade soup.

The soup has a nice homemade taste and true to their word the sodium content was very low! The actual amount is 350 mg per 1 cup. For a prepared soup that is unheard of! I would much rather add a little bit of my own salt and pepper (which I admit I did) than eat a salty soup with too much sodium. (To compare, I looked at a soup that I had in my cabinet. Get this. The soup’s label read 25% less sodium, and it contained a whopping 750 mg per 1 cup serving. Yikes!)

I don’t often eat soup with cannellini beans, but I thought it was a creamy, flavorful soup! It’s healthy too at only 120 calories per cup and 4 grams of fiber, 7 grams of protein, 3.5 grams of fat and only 2 grams of sugar. I was impressed with the nutritional information.

I haven’t tried the New England Clam Chowder or the Chicken Corn chowder yet, but I can tell you that these are all natural soups that are just as low in sodium.

Soup flavors includes:

  • New England Clam Chowder – full of flavorful clams in a rich cream sauce with potatoes and onions… finished with dill and a hint of nutmeg.
  • Yankee White Bean - a spicy blend of three beans (yankee, great northern and cannellini), chicken and jalapeno peppers.
  • Chicken Corn Chowder – made with coriander and a little cayenne pepper for a small “kick”.
  • Chicken Pomodoro - has a little “zest” (though not hot-spicy) and blends chicken, basil and tomatoes.
  • Nana’s Chicken Soup: a comforting blend of chicken, arborio rice, spinach, cannellini beans and a hint of garlic.
  • Caribbean Black Bean: a succulent combination of black beans, bell peppers, cumin, allspice and a touch of jalapenos for a “small kick” … truly a break from the usual!
  • Lentil: delicious Pardina lentils with loads of spinach and tomatoes.
  • Sweet Chicken Curry – filled with chicken, tomatoes, carrots, apples, raisins and basmati rice. This jam-packed, delicious soup is bursting with healthy flavor!

New England Country Soup Challenge

New England Country Soups is holding a soup challenge that anyone can enter! The entry deadline is Feb. 12th!

To put their soups to the test, Cambridge based New England Country Soup launched their second annual Soup Challenge™ on Nov. 1 2011.  The Soup Challenge™ is a cooking competition that will give New England residents the opportunity to enter their homemade soup recipes in a head-to-head taste and nutrition test against a New England Country Soup flavor of their choice.

The Soup Challenge™ was created to demonstrate to consumers that the eight New England-inspired New England Country Soup recipes are as delicious and nutritious as their own homemade recipes and great alternatives when consumers simply don’t have the time to prepare soup from scratch.  From November 1 through February 12, 2012, New England residents can enter the Soup Challenge™ at www.soupchallenge.com.

Five finalist’s homemade recipes will be chosen, three by peer vote and two by recipe creativity, to prepare their recipes for a panel of local, accomplished “foodies”.  The judges will score each recipe on taste, and each recipe will receive a nutritional analysis from an independent group of food scientists. Taste and nutrition scores will be combined and each recipe will receive an overall score comparing its taste and nutritional profile to that of its New England Country Soup competitor.  One winner will be selected and win a “food oriented splurge getaway.” The event will be held on March 11 at Le Cordon Bleu, also located in Cambridge.

About New England Country Soups

New England Country Soup, a brand of all natural, ready-to-serve soups, offers consumers eight soups that are high in flavor, low in sodium and made with ingredients that slurpers recognize, can pronounce and probably have in their kitchen right now!  New England Country Soup has done the hard part – created recipes for classic soup flavors, sourced all natural ingredients from around the world, reduced sodium levels, and added state-of-the-art packaging..all that’s left to do is heat and enjoy!

Based in Cambridge, MA the company is committed to making tasty, simple, and healthy food; and they believe shoppers have the right to know not only what is in their soup but also where it comes from. So, New England Country Soup provides its consumers with an Ingredient TrackerTM on its website to see the farm, field or ocean from which each ingredient in each 15oz. pouch is sourced. Furthermore, to reduce energy and waste, each soup is packaged in a light-weight, BPA-free microwavable pouch.

Buy It

New England Country Soup is sold in New England at Stop & Shop, Market Basket, Big Y, Roche Brothers, and Shaw’s. New England Country Soup is now available in New York, New Jersey at ShopRite, the Southeast at Piblix and BI-LO, and the Midwest at Hy-Vee. For more information and coupons visit www.newenglandcountrysoup.com.

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Many thanks to Jaimie for the New England Country Soups.

These soups were provided  free of cost to me. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are purely my own. This post is not endorsed, sponsored or has any connection to Twitter, Facebook or any other network. This post is solely the property of Moms Own Words.


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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 9 and 12. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging about life in New England, tips on everything and anything, recipes and the antics of her boys, you can find her providing taxi, laundry, meal preparation and decluttering services for her family. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.

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Comments

  1. 1

    I think the Chicken Pomodoro sounds wonderful!

  2. 2

    I’d love to try the Caribbean black bean. Thanks for the chance.

  3. 3

    Yankee White Bean

  4. 4

    yankee white bean

  5. 5
    Jill A. Collins says:

    Nothings better than New England Clam Chowder from New England!
    jill24295@yahoo.com

  6. 6
    mary fanara coleman says:

    Would like Chicken Corn Chowder.

  7. 7
    mary fanara coleman says:

    I cannot enter any other of your giveaways because there aren’t any or I can’t find it. I don’t know if I should click the entry above saying I entered another giveaway.Hmmm…

  8. 8
    ColleenMarie82 says:

    My hubby loves New England Clam Chowder

  9. 9
    jennifer bowen says:

    i like to try new england clam chower

  10. 10

    be still my heart! that lentil soup sounds wonderful!

  11. 11

    I want to try nana’s chicken soup

  12. 12
    Hollie Jahnke says:

    I would like to try the Caribbean Black Bean.

  13. 13
  14. 14
    Linda Kish says:

    I would like to try the Yankee White Bean

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  15. 15
    Christopher Sorel says:

    Caribbean Black Bean

  16. 16
    Michelle S. says:

    Chicken Pomodoro sounds the best to me.

  17. 17
    Alexis Todd says:

    They all sound great. However, I’d love to try the Clam Chowder. My husband is a clam chowder snob, and I am always looking for a clam chowder that he likes.

  18. 18

    Caribbean Black Bean – yum!

  19. 19

    The Chicken Corn Chowder sounds really good to try
    thanks
    sewitupjulie@gmail.com

  20. 20

    Yankee White Bean

  21. 21
    Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    the soup I’d most like to try is the New England Clam Chowder (however, no one else in my family–that still lives at home–will eat it…oh well, more for me!)
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  22. 22

    Oh, I love New England Clam Chowder. Thanks for the chance to win some!

  23. 23

    Want to try lentil soup!

  24. 24
    Cálaeb Temple says:

    the new england clam chowder!

  25. 25
    Debbie Welchert says:

    I would like to try the Chicken Corn Chowder. It really sounds good.

  26. 26

    I want to try the New England Clam Chowder the most!

  27. 27

    I would really like to try the New England Clam Cowder!

  28. 28

    I would love to try the Yankee White Bean.

  29. 29

    Would like to try the Chicken Corn Chowder!

  30. 30

    vI would like to try the Caribbean Black Bean.

  31. 31
    Monica Ward says:

    I would love to try nanas chicken soup.

  32. 32

    I’d like to try the Yankee White Bean
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  33. 33
    Annmarie W. says:

    I’d love to try the Chicken Corn Chowder!

  34. 34

    I would like to try the Chicken Corn Chowder and the New England Clam Chowder.

    chrisdeglen(at)gmail(dot)com

  35. 35

    Yankee White Bean

  36. 36

    Hi there! Your FB option goes to Xperience day!

  37. 37

    New England Clam Chowder.

  38. 38
    Linda Meyers-Gabbard says:

    Yankee white bean

  39. 39
    Michele L. says:

    I want to try Chicken Pomodora

  40. 40

    I’d like to try the Yankee White Bean soup.

  41. 41

    Yankee White Bean sounds like my cup of tea (or soup!)!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  42. 42

    Nana’s Chicken Soup

  43. 43

    I would like to try Yankee White Bean soup.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  44. 44
    Holly Thomas says:

    New England Clam Chowder!!

  45. 45

    I’d like to try the Caribbean Black Bean.

  46. 46
    teressa oliver says:

    I would like to try Caribbean black bean

  47. 47

    I’d like to try the Chicken Corn Chowder. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  48. 48

    I’d like to try Nana’s Chicken Soup!

  49. 49

    nana’s chicken soup!

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