It’s soup season again! Making soup is an opportunity to build layers of flavor, find winning combinations, and enjoy a one-pot meal. The key to a truly great soup is using homemade stock, if possible, and the best ingredients you can find. Nothing from a box or can holds a candle to homemade soup. Read on for 6 soup recipes that are perfect for cozy winter meals.
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Cook a big batch of this smoky lentil soup on a chilly weekend – your belly will be warm and your house will smell amazing. Packed with our ready-to-use chicken confit and a hint of applewood smoked bacon, this recipe is satisfying and super easy to make. Leftovers make the perfect lunch or weeknight supper.
Ditch the can, ban the box – creamy mushroom soup is easy to make at home with healthier, tastier results. In this simple recipe, we used our organic chef’s mix mushrooms, but any combination of our cultivated organic or seasonal wild mushrooms will work too.
With flavorful duck & Armagnac sausage, creamy Tarbais beans, hearty greens, and loads of garlic, this rustic soup will warm your belly with the flavors of Southwest France. Cheese crusted toast adds flavor and texture.
This creamy soup is an aromatic mix of carrots, celery, butternut squash and sweet potato. Tasty on its own, but when crowned with smoked duck breast and pumpkin seed oil, it’s totally sublime.
Caldo verde, Portugal’s green soup, is healthy, hearty, and super easy to make. Pureeing the potatoes lends creaminess without dairy, adding the greens just before serving keeps the flavor fresh, and our chorizo sausage adds smoky richness.
You might not think of chestnuts as the base of a soup, but trust us, this works. In this recipe, sweet chestnuts are slowly simmered in an aromatic Port-enriched stock until tender, then puréed to make a luxurious velouté. Duck fat croutons dusted with porcini powder add a little earthy crunch.
What is your favorite soup? Tell us about it in the comments.
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