How to Make Cream of Potato Soup

Almost every cooking enthusiast has the desire to learn the cream of potato soup recipe. Who wouldn’t be; since it is one of the favorite soups of all time, and it is easy to prepare. It is also easy on the budget; one can instantly make a fried chicken and rice combo special. Ingredients: 3 cups diced potatoes 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup sliced carrots 1 cup chopped celery stalks 1 and ½ cup chopped...

How to Make Split Pea Soup

The split pea soup has a good-for-you reputation because it contains carrots and olive oil. However, standard recipes use so much oil that they belong to the forbidden list. But, this version is different and uses either butter or olive for oil. And the good news is, you’ll never know the difference. Directions: 1 ham bone 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 package dry split peas 1 pound baby carrots...

How to Make Tortilla Soup

Perfectly-made tortilla soup is succulent and tasty in its own right and it offers a change of taste and a lot of additional flavors. So, if you want to have a Mexican-inspired and sumptuous soup, here’s tortilla soup recipe that would surely wow even the most finicky of gourmets. Ingredients: 8 ounces tortilla chips ( it can be a little old or not, and preferably dried) 1 small finely chopped onion 1/4...

How to Make Navy Bean Soup

There are a lot of recipes for Navy bean soup that can be found in cook books, cooking shows and even on the world wide web, but this recipe you are about to read is the basic Navy bean soup recipe. This version is the easiest to follow too. It is guaranteed that you will be mistaken as an expert chef once you tried this recipe in your own kitchen. Ingredients: 1 pound Navy beans 2 cups of diced smoked ham 1...

How to Make Lentil Soup

Try this at Thanksgiving in place of high-cal candied yams, and this will surely be an all time favorite. If you’re tired of the usual corn and carrots, then give your taste buds a different vegetable treat with this seasoned appetizer. It’s easy, tangy, and low in fat what more could you ask? Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 small onion finely chopped 1 pound lentils 5-6 cups of water 4 cups veggie...

How to Make Minestra

Here is a recipe for those who are sick of the usual spaghetti afternoons. Truly, this minestra recipe will uplift every bored soul. Ingredients: 4 cups of water 2 cups of cooked egg noodles 1 cup of dried pinto beans (cranberry beans can be used as substitute) 1 cup minced pork 1 cup grated Romano cheese ¾ cup minced onions 2/3 cup carrots ½ cup minced garlic ½ cup chopped celery ¼ cup olive oil 1 and...

How to Make Portuguese Kale Soup

The recipe of Caldo Verde, better known as the Portuguese kale soup recipe, is something that everybody must try. And one can cook it on his or her own. Here is the list of ingredients and the directions for preparing it. Ingredients: A bowl of kale, stemmed and roughly chopped 6 cups beef stock 4 cups diced potatoes 3 cups sliced spicy Portuguese sausage 2 cups diced tomatoes 1 cup kidney beans 1 cup diced...

How to Make Manhattan Clam Chowder

If you perceive that only premier restaurants can produce a good Manhattan clam chowder recipe, you are wrong. This seemingly difficult recipe can be prepared by non-experts at the comfort of their own home. Do you feel like serving this soup to your family tonight? Then here is the Manhattan clam chowder recipe: Ingredients: 2 cans of clams 1 and ½ cup of diced bacon 24 oz. evaporated milk 1 cup of chopped...

How to Make Barley Soup

This is what to reach for when you want a full meal. This classic preparation keeps the barley soup healthy and flavorful as you can add any vegetable of choice. It is easy to make and leaves almost nothing to clean up afterward. You can even have this as a substitute for a main course. Ingredients: ½ cup diced onion 2 carrots peeled and diced 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup each of any type of desired vegetables 1...

How to Make Andalusian Gazpacho Soup

If you don’t care for cold potage, then you better give gazpacho soup recipe a try. This soup comes from Andalusia, a place in Spain where it got its epithet, a Andalusian Spanish liquid soup. It is dished out cold and chilled, and its unique servings have become popular among countries with hot and humid weather. Ingredients: ½ onion, peeled and sliced 1 red and green pepper, chopped and peeled 1 cucumber,...

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