What better way to stay cozy during the winter months than with a bowl of piping-hot, scrumptious soup? Here are four mouth-watering soups certain to fill you with warmth and satisfaction when the next cold front rolls in:
Beef, Barley, and Mushroom Soup
This slow-cooker recipe yields a hardy and flavor-filled soup. The basic ingredients are beef chuck, shiitake mushrooms, white turnips, barley, and fresh dill. It's particularly delicious if served up with a dollop of sour cream on top. Click here for the recipe.
Roasted Squash Soup with Maple-Glazed Bananas
This unique recipe results in a creamy, thick, delicately sweet soup that will nourish your every taste bud. It’s also packed with vitamins that will help you fight off the dreaded winter cold. The ingredients include butternut squash, pecans, bananas, crème fraiche, and cinnamon. Click here for the recipe.
Carrot and Ginger Soup
You can’t go wrong with a bowl of this vibrantly colored and richly flavored soup. The tongue-tingling ginger and hints of curry powder combine to add tang to the light freshness of the carrots. It is especially lovely when served with a touch of lemon cream made from crème fraiche and a grated lemon rind. Click here for the recipe.
Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
This recipe yields the ultimate in flavor since the ingredients meld together for 5-6 hours in the crock pot, steeping in each other’s deliciousness. The fresh cilantro keeps the spice of the green chilies at just the right level, and the chicken cooks to tender perfection. Serve with fried tortillas and cheese on top. Click here for the recipe.