There is nothing better than a hearty dish of potato soup. Friends and family may think you slaved over the cooker for hours, but a good potato soup can be made in a small amount of time. Add to this delicious thick soup a heaping of bacon bits, scallions and cheddar cheese and it eats like a meal. Make sure to cut the potatoes in slices that are big enough so that they don’t break down during the cooking process. The onions and cheddar cheese give it a pop of colour that just looks appealing.
It’s a Spanish and Italian collision in this amazing potage. Simply take a traditional tortilla soup base and add some spicy Spanish meatballs to the mix. Chipotle is a great flavor that really enhances the broth. Add a couple cups of charred corn, some chipotle chilies along with beans, rice and you have a feast for the entire family.
This thick and chunky stew is sure to fill up any chap. It’s one that needs to be made in the slow cooker so that all the flavors can steep together. By taking a chicken broth and adding intense flavors from Anaheim chilies, fresh cilantro and dried oregano, chicken will never taste this good. The hominy gives it a unique flavor that enhances the entire dish.
There is simply nothing more mouth-watering than a bowl of French onion soup. The thick crouton and the ample amounts of cheese melted across the top make for a sensation like non-other. It is surprisingly healthy for you too. You can watch your figure and still have that second bowl.
Chowders have a bit more calories, as they are a milk based product. However, the next time you serve chowder, be sure to crush some Bacon crumbled atop. No canned variety will do, make sure to get the freshest clams at the market. They need to taste like they were just pulled from the harbour to make delicious chowder that makes the family beg for more.
While some of the other healthy soups are more commonplace, this one is not as well known. However, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t try it out. It is a simple yet versatile soup. The meat for this one just needs to be browned in the skillet, and then the whole thing can be transferred to the slow cooker. It makes quite a statement and is a great soup for guests you want to impress.
Butternut squash makes some of the creamiest and most heavenly soups around. Pair that with some shallots and it creates a bright presentation that is sure to please. It’s perfect for that autumn afternoon when there’s a chill in the air.
Saffron is one of the most exotic and most expensive herbs around. Pair it with fish and some white beans is a meal to remember. Infuse the broth with orange zest and some thyme for a magical dish that makes the taste buds yearn for more. It’s something other than the traditional kidney pie for dinner. When the children are tired of the same old things, then try something wonderfully new.