Oh the weather outside is frightful and the entire United States is in the tight grip of a bad influenza season. The kids are back to school after the holidays and most of the bleak winter is still ahead. But never fear, Good Food Reads: Soups to the rescue! Grab a blanket, grab a spoon, and curl up with a piping hot bowl of one of these. Whether you’re fighting a cold or just plan cold, we have the soup for you.
For the first time ever, our Good Food Reads: Soups is a compilation of recipes that are 100% tried and true (from our own blog)!
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup: An ode to the soup your grandmother used to make. Easily made while you do something else!
Instant Pot Thai Butternut Squash Soup: A flavorful take on an autumn favorite. Vegan.
Instant Pot Chipotle Black Bean Soup: The easiest black bean soup made from dried beans in under an hour. Plus a surprising ingredient that adds maximal flavor. Vegetarian and vegan options.
Chicken Tortilla Soup: A light and spicy bowl of sunshine. Don’t skip the fixings-avocado, tortilla strips and cotija cheese make this one!
Creamy Onion Soup: One of my favorites, creamy and rich. (I’m actually eating this one right now!)
Sausage and Tortellini Soup: Filling and spicy, this one will become a family favorite. Decrease the red pepper flakes for a little less spice.
Slow Cooker African Peanut Stew: Unusual flavors that meld together to become a comforting bowl of stew. Vegetarian and vegan options.
Slow Cooker Maple Chicken Chili: A non-traditional take on hearty chili. Sweet and savory, always a hit with kids and adults alike.
Thai Chicken Soup: Red peppers, lemongrass, chili garlic sauce. International flavors combine to make this 30 minute soup a winner.
Lighter Lasagna Soup: Kid friendly, adult approved. All of the flavor, none of the guilt.
Carrot Ginger Soup (with Coconut Shrimp): A rich and creamy soup, fancy enough for a dinner party, easy enough for an afternoon at home. Add the coconut shrimp if you want a treat!
Chicken Wild Rice Soup: Need we say more? A true staple of the Midwest, on every restaurant menu, but so easy to make at home.
Chipotle and Stout Chili: A traditional meat and bean chili, cooked in beer. Yes please.
Tomato Soup: Our very first blog post ever. Forgive the photography. Make the soup. You won’t be sorry.
So now the only question is, which one are you going to make first? What is your favorite soup? Let us know in the comments below!