12 Most Comforting Soups
Comfort food warms the body and soul after a long day as well as being warm and wonderful when the temperature dips.
Think you can’t make soup? Think again – it is definitely one of the easiest things to pull off in the kitchen. You can make it ahead and keep it in the fridge until the next night or freeze leftovers. Simmering soup makes the house smell great and the anticipation of a fabulous home-cooked meal is a thing of beauty.
Keep a variety of things in the cupboard to accompany your new soup recipe arsenal – saltines, oyster crackers, you name it. Warm biscuits from the oven would be delicious with many of these recipes. Be creative with toppings and experiment with different types of cheeses.
Click on the name of the soup for a link to the full recipe and be prepared to thrill your family at meal time.
Everyone needs chicken soup when they aren’t feeling well. I always at least double the amount of carrots because I love them. Keep this recipe handy and boost the level of love coming from your kitchen.
Filling and delicious! This is a kid favorite at my house.
Another favorite at my house. Top with parmesan cheese for an extra boost of flavor.
This easy-to-make soup has meatballs in it and who doesn’t love meatballs?
This simple recipe uses canned black beans, not dried, which is quicker. I would make corn muffins with this and top with sour cream.
A combination of shiitake, portobello and cremini mushrooms gives this creamy and delicious soup layers of flavor.
I like to make homemade croutons with my tomato soup. Cut a loaf of Italian bread into cubes, spread them on a cookie sheet and spray with cooking spray. Then sprinkle with salt, pepper and parsley. Bake in the oven at 375 until toasted.
Sweet roasted winter squash and shallots are spiced up with ginger in this easy soup recipe.
Rosemary adds a lovely savory touch to this creamy soup. Warm biscuits would add the final touch beautifully.
This easy to make soup is topped with sour cream, cheddar cheese and corn chips. Yum!
I am including a few stews recipes…..indulge me.
I am not a beer fan but Guinness adds great texture and flavor to beef stew. If you think you might not like the taste of beer with it, I encourage you to try it anyway. It is fabulous!
This classic recipe also has a video that you can watch on this site. Classic, hearty beef stew – you won’t be sorry that you made this tempting dish.
Classic Buttermilk Biscuits
What is your favorite homemade soup at your house? Please share – I am always looking for new recipes! Variety is the spice of life.
Article by Peg Fitzpatrick