5 Tasty Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm this Winter

Nothing best can beat the wintry weather other than the steaming bowl of soup. The delicious aroma itself gives you a sensation that is indefinable. Check out the 5 best soup recipes to keep you warm.

Butternut Squash and carrot soup

Are you wondering what to make out of the season’s fresh carrots and butternut squash. Just peel them and dice into cubes. Toss the squash cubes in olive oil and put them in oven at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. Meanwhile, sauté onion, garlic and carrot in a pan and then, put the squash, broth and sautéed veggies and cook on medium heat. Allow the soup to simmer and add cream. Enjoy with bread!

Chicken tortilla soup

Combine boneless chicken, water, onion, chopped carrot, celery, oregano, pepper and chili powder. Bring them to boil in low heat until the chicken turns tender. Next, heat corn oil in a pan to 375 degree and add tortilla strips and cook till light golden. Drain strips to paper towels. Now, remove chicken from liquid and cool. Bring the chicken broth to simmer. Tear the chicken pieces and add to chicken broth with sliced carrots and simmer for 3 minutes. Now, add jalapeno, zucchini, and simmer until tender. Season with black pepper and salt and top with cheddar cheese, cilantro and tortilla strips and ladle it into bowls.

Classic oyster soup

Keep oysters and liquor aside and heat milk in pan. Heat butter over medium heat and then add celery, onion and salt well to cover in butter. Sprinkle flour, cook for 2 minutes and stir well to blend the mixture. Slowly whisk in cream and stir occasionally on low heat. Meanwhile, heat more butter in a non-stick skillet and add oysters. Sprinkle salt and black pepper and cook until oysters curl around the corners. Transfer them to milk mixture and turn off hear. Add oyster liquor to hot skillet and cook 3 minutes till liquor boils and sprinkle with parsley.

Broccoli cheese soup

Take fat-free chicken broth, water, frozen broccoli florets, salt and pepper, low-fat cheese and 1 diced tomato. Combine broccoli, water, tomatoes and broth and bring to simmer and cook for 25 minutes till broccoli turns tender. Transfer veggies to a blender and process to make them bite-size and bring them to pan. Add cheese to soup and stir.

Tomato basil soup

Take 3 tomatoes and peel them. Boil them and remove the skins and coarsely chop. Melt butter over medium heat and add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Now, add onion and cook for 4-5 minutes, add chopped tomatoes, reduce heat and bring to boil. Stir occasionally. Transfer tomato mixture to food processor and process until even. Stir the remaining basil, pepper and salt into tomato mixture. Heat and add cream and sprinkle basil and chopped tomato.

Soups can do wonder during fall; these items can soothe you the most during the frost-filled weather in an inexplicable way.

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