Our best winter soup ideas
It is easy for soup to leave you hungry, but this wholesome bowl of minestrone will definitely satisfy with its chunky texture, filling beans and tasty croûtes. The subtle pesto flavours are reminiscent of summer and provide a much-needed break from winter flavours.
Savour a cosy bowl of broccoli and cheese soup made effortlessly in a slow cooker. It’s a perfect start to your meal or a comforting lunch on chilly days. Remember to enjoy it with some crusty bread.
This soup is supercharged with seasonal vegetables, ensuring all the family get their vitamin and mineral requirements. As the vegetables are in season, they could even be grown at home in the cold and rainy months, so this recipe will look after your wallet.
This soup is packed with flavour and spice, so is sure to clear any mid-winter sinuses. This recipe proves that hearty food is far from boring, and with the addition of pearl barley and lentils, this soup certainly packs a punch.
Unearth your trusty slow cooker to embark on a delightful homemade tomato soup adventure. This low-calorie, vegetarian masterpiece allows you to customise the soup’s consistency. If you prefer a thinner, more delicate soup, simply stir in a bit more water. It’s your canvas, your creation, and a healthy treat for all!
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This is one of the easiest ever soups – simply roast the veg and blend with the remaining ingredients. Great for busy days when you want a minimum effort, maximum satisfaction meal. Coconut and maple syrup also give this recipe an exotic twist to jazz up a midweek meal.
Cosy up on those chilly evenings with a steaming, one-pan delight – an aromatic broth adorned with tender pork meatballs and a tangle of noodles. Inspired by the vibrant flavours of Vietnamese pho, this dish brings an exotic touch to your dining experience, filling your senses with warmth and comfort.
Craft this heartwarming Ukrainian pork rib borsch on a brisk, chilly day. Its adaptability allows you to tailor the broth ingredients to your liking or based on the contents of your fridge. This dish is a delightful exploration of Ukrainian cuisine and caters to lots of dietary needs — it’s nut-free, egg-free and gluten-free while being high in fibre. Plus, it’s designed to serve a cosy gathering of four to six people, making it a versatile and satisfying choice for your taste buds and loved ones.
This recipe mirrors the classic Chinese soup with its use of ginger, chicken and sweetcorn, and gives inspiration to your mid-winter meals. As a low-fat, low-calorie, high-protein meal, this lighter soup can provide some relief from excess yuletide feasting.
Use the cauliflower stalks and leaves to make this creamy cauliflower soup and reduce your food waste – the leaves will give the soup a beautiful light green hue. Not only is this dish a sustainable choice, but it’s also incredibly convenient. It’s freezable, allowing you to save some for later, and you can have it ready on the table in under an hour.
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