When you’re craving comforting, hearty dishes that warm the soul and won’t cause a fuss, soup always satisfies. Particularly in the winter months, when chilly days call for cozy, fire-fueled evenings, a simmering pot of fragrant soup has never seemed so inviting.
We’ve looked to our customers to identify their favorite soups of the season, based on ratings and reviews. The five recipes below have become favorites in their kitchens — and hopefully they will in yours, too.
Broccoli and cheddar are a traditional pairing, but our customers have rave reviews for this delicious twist. Bonus: this warming winter soup comes together quickly, making it perfect for a nutritious weeknight meal.
|Smoky Lentil Soup with Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
This tasty, filling soup is wonderful on its own, but toppings of bacon and sour cream take it to the next level. Paired with grilled cheese sandwiches featuring Gruyere, arugula and caramelized onions, you’ll have a comforting meal in no time.
|Beef Barley Soup
This main course soup is chunky and flavorful enough to be considered a stew, with chopped beef and mushrooms adding savory depth. A garnish of sour cream and chopped dill lend a Russian flavor; serve with dark rye bread for a complete meal.
|Butternut Squash-Carrot Soup with Pork “Croutons”
A garnish of pork “croutons” adds a savory note to this soup, which is ideal for entertaining. After preparing it at home, one customer called it their “new favorite soup!”
|White Bean Soup
Don’t be intimidated by the lengthy ingredient list — this recipe is prepared with ingredients you may already have in your pantry. With more than 20 rave reviews, it’s a staple for any season.