10 game-changing soups that will help you transition to Spring
Nothing can beat a steaming bowl of hearty soup in the middle of winter! Classic soup recipes like potato-leek or chicken-noodle will never go out of style. But with Spring on the way, it’s also crucial to switch things up a little bit so that you don’t get tired of the same old soup formula: meat, vegetable, carb, liquid.
To make pretty much any soup, start with the basic recipe: sauté some vegetables in oil or butter with a bit of onion, garlic and some spices. Cover with stock and let simmer.
Using this recipe as a jumping off point, here are 10 game-changing ideas that will renew your love for soup just in time for Spring!
Soup with rice and shrimp
To make this creative soup, start by browning some rice in a bit of olive oil with garlic and onion. Then add stock and cook for 12-15 minutes. Before serving, add pre-cooked shrimp, the juice of one lemon and some freshly chopped cilantro.
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Chef Tips and Tricks
You'll drool over this 3 cheese, bacon-wrapped baguette.
- Blue cheese
- Cheddar cheese
- 1 baguette
- Sun-dried tomatoes
- Cut your cheeses into thin slices
- Slice baguette down the middle (like a sandwich)
- Layer cheddar, blue, and mozarella cheese inside the bread
- Top with sun-dried tomatoes
- Close baguette and wrap with bacon strips
- Put in oven and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees
- Slice and serve!