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.
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Are perogis your jam? Make them the easy way with this air fryer perogies recipe.
Use any extra Italian sausage for some baked burrata pasta.
Pressure cookers can really make life easier, particularly when you forget to defrost your meat.
Have extra gnocchi? Try out this 15 minute creamy pesto gnocchi.
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.
You can also make cheaper and lower waste pho by using trimmings from beef, chicken or pork for the broth base.
Vegetarian and Vegan
The extra butternut squash can be made into a flavorful squash and sage risotto.
Now go forth and make soup! Your future self will thank you.