The winter months in Minnesota leave me continuously craving a nice warm bowl of soup. That being said, it is great to have variety but sometimes you just don't have the energy to think of new ideas. Not to worry, here are some comforting winter soup recipes to eat now or to stock your freezer. While you are at it, consider making some French bread to dip into the many soups of your future.
The first thing that comes to mind when I think about winter soups is a rich and creamy broth. Even my lactose-intolerance can't stop me from enjoying a bowl or two.
Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup is a wholesome and delicious hearty soup made with stew meat, pearl barley and lots of veggies and seasonings. Make it quickly on a busy night or prepare ahead and freeze for later!
Crockpots are great for days when you have low energy but want to have a warm meal by the end of the day. These soups meet that goal without sacrificing flavor.
With your slow cooker, you can make your own Vietnamese noodle soup! Our Crock Pot Chicken Pho is our take on this classic with an incredibly flavorful broth but with a little added nutrition from fresh bok choy. Making this Asian chicken noodle soup at home is easier than you may think!