January is National Soup Month, which is no wonder since soup is one of the best ways to beat the cold. But did you know that soups are loaded with healthy goodness? Most soups are packed with protein, veggies, grains, and other healthy stuff, so you will feel warmer and get much-needed nutrients.
Plus, you can make all kinds of soups, from simple tomato soup to more complicated chowders and chilis! Of course, that's too many to try in one month, but we've come up with 11 delicious soups you shouldn't miss — check them out!
1. Classic Tomato Soup
First, let's start with a simple one — this classic tomato soup recipe! You can't go wrong with this comfort food; it's especially great for dipping bread! And it only takes 30 minutes to make!
Pro Tip: We recommend using canned tomatoes since they are perfectly ripe and already skinned.
2. Stuffed Pepper Soup
You might think of stuffed peppers as only an appetizer, but in soup, you'll have a main course worth waiting for. This stuffed pepper soup recipe is straightforward and goes great with warm bread and a salad.
3. Nabeyaki Udon
For those who like one-pot cooking, this nabeyaki udon recipe is just the thing! You can add whatever vegetables you have in the fridge, and it'll still come out delicious. And if you're feeding a large group, this recipe will easily keep their hunger at bay!
Pro Tip: If you don't have a nabe pot, use a Dutch oven instead!
4. Vegetarian Chili with Grains and Beans
Looking for something super healthy but equally scrumptious? Look no further than this vegetarian chili with grains and beans recipe. You just put everything in the slow cooker and wait for this high-protein dish to finish cooking! But be warned, it takes a little over eight hours to make!
5. Vegan French Onion Stew
Yes, this recipe has cheese, but don't worry; this French onion stew is all vegan — and it's super delicious! With a mixture of onions, lentils, cheese, and sliced baguettes thrown in there, this mix of textures are definitely one for the books.
6. Easy Pot Sticker Soup
Are you ready to try something new? This easy pot sticker soup recipe is certainly worth a try! But don't worry about following the recipe to a T; you can sub in flavors with your preferred ingredients. And if you don't want to wait hours for your soup, you can try cooking it on the stovetop instead.
7. Best-Ever Pozole
Good pozole is worth the wait, and the same goes for this best-ever pozole recipe! But the best part is once you leave your ingredients simmering, you can do other things until it's ready for the finishing touches. Warm, filling, and just a bit spicy, you won't regret adding this recipe to your list of favorites!
8. Bubbie's Hearty Matzo Ball Soup
A soup for the ages, who wouldn't love Bubbie's hearty matzo ball soup recipe? It takes a little while to make, but we promise the results will be one you can't wait to serve again and again. And the best part is you can choose the number of veggies you want; the flavor will stay the same!
9. Seafood and Sausage Stew
Don't worry, seafood lovers; we didn't forget about you! This seafood and sausage stew will satisfy all your cravings with its delicious mix of white fish, clam juice, shrimp, and andouille sausage. And it should only take about 45 minutes to make — just make sure to serve it fresh!
10. Creamy Pizza Soup
Pizza in a soup? There's no way that can be right — except it is! With this creamy pizza soup recipe, you can add whichever pizza toppings you want, just like with the real thing! While you start this recipe on the stove, you'll need to finish it off in the oven on broil!
11. Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
If you love slow-cooker recipes, this chicken tortilla soup recipe will become your new favorite! This Mexican-inspired soup is savory and oh-so filling! But make sure you give yourself plenty of time — it takes just over eight hours to cook!
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