20 Ways To Enjoy Soup!

Top 10 Soup Recipes on TriniGourmet.com

cornsoup3-9134499 1. Trinidad Corn Soup with Cornmeal Dumplings (recipe)

Corn soup is a street food favorite here in Trinidad, especially at carnival time when vendors ply large pots of it that they spoon into styrofoam cups outside of fetes and clubs.


2. Trinidad Callaloo (vegetarian recipe)

Callaloo is a fond memory for many Trinidadians, myself included,

besteverlentilsoup-8455188 3. Best Ever Lentil Soup (recipe)

Don’t you just love when a recipe has superlatives built right into the title? This recipe for ‘Best Ever Lentil Soup’ was one that came bundled with my copy of MacGourmet and comes from the beautiful vegan blog Vegalicious.

frenchonionsoup-2636029 4. French Onion Soup (recipe)
The most labour intensive part of this recipe is the browning of the onions which takes almost an hour. The results are well worth it though. The onions become melt in your mouth, and decadently sweet and flavourful.
5. Black Bean Soup with Cilantro Pesto (recipe)

Without a doubt this is definitely one of the best bean soup recipes that I have tried.

homemadetomatosoup-2128715 6. Homemade Tomato Soup (recipe)

This recipe from Michael Chiarello is one of my all-time faves for tomato soup. It is so simple and easy to put together.

broccolipotatosoup-4510402 7. Creamy Broccoli Soup (recipe)

Another hearty soup that I prepared on a damp, rainy night. It’s so thick and creamy no one will believe it’s also dairy-free! And, I can imagine that if there are kids or adults out there who usually don’t like broccoli this is a great way to sneak it to them as well!

vegangingerpeanutbuttersoup-6093618 8. Easy Vegan Spicy Peanut Soup with Fresh Mung Bean Sprouts (recipe)

Made on a rainy night, this spicy vegan peanut soup was a cinch to throw together. The flavours of peanut and ginger combine to create a spicy, sweet and silky texture and the crisp, cool crunch of the bean sprouts prevents the overall flavour profile from ever becoming cloying. This is a rather non-traditional (in this part of the world) take on comfort food. Although I used supermarket

butternutsquashbisque-3749898 9. Butternut Squash Bisque (recipe)

I’m a huge fan of soups, especially thick creamy soups, so this butternut squash bisque was right up my alley.

butternutsquash-9958303 10. Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger (recipe)

Adapted from a recipe in Bon Appetitmagazine, this warm and creamy soup became an instant classic in my home and graced the table at last year’s Passover Seder.

5 More Soup Recipes from my favourite Food Blogs!

1. Breakfast Miso Soup (Morsels & Musings)
2. Avoglemono (House of Lime)
3. Italian Onion and Bean Soup with Parmesan Toast (Lisa’s Kitchen)
4. Hot and Sour Soup(Simply Recipes)
5. Indonesian Carrot Soup (Food Blogga)

And, if you want even more ideas. Here are 5 Soup Cookbooks, picked for your enjoyment 🙂

1. Enlightened Soups: More Than 135 Light, Healthy, Delicious and Beautiful Soups in 60 Minutes or Less

If one food conjures up comfort, it is homemade soup. A dose of serenity sipped from a spoon, soup is as comforting as home itself.

Homemade soup also comes close to being the perfect meal: easy to make, naturally low in fat, rich with nutrients, and convenient and economical, it is a superfood from most every perspective. That’s the heart and soul of Enlightened Soups.

2. New England Soup Factory Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes from the Nation’s Best Purveyor of Fine Soup

Druker, executive chef and co-owner of Massachusetts eatery the New England Soup Factory, joins veteran Boston-based food writer Silverstein to weave personal stories of the region with mouthwatering recipes in this instant classic, a must-have for soup lovers.

3. Saved By Soup: More Than 100 Delicious Low-Fat Soups To Eat And Enjoy Every Day

Soup seems to revive the spirit even as it contents the stomach. In Judith Barrett’s case, it also helped her lose 10 pounds. These low-fat and reasonably low-calorie soups, she claims, provided filling comfort as she cut back on calories and on the overall quantity she ate, helping her lose weight and keep it off.

4. The Best Soups in the World

The ultimate soup cookbook-from James Beard Cookbook of the Year award-winning author Clifford Wright

Soup is an affordable, popular dish the world over. In The Best Soups in the World, renowned food scholar and cookbook author Clifford Wright compiles the globe’s most delicious soups into a single collection, exploring the history and cultural significance of each recipe along the way.

Perfect for cooks at any level of experience, the book includes traditional American and thrilling international flavors alike-from Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle to Thai Mushroom and Chile to Mexican Roasted Poblano and Three Cheese to Tuscan White Bean.

5. Cooking Light Cook’s Essential Recipe Collection: Soup: 57 essential recipes to eat smart, be fit, live well (the Cooking Light.cook’s ESSENTIAL RECIPE COLLECTION)

Ah, the comforting allure of soup, as brought to you by the creative experts at the Cooking Light Test Kitchens. With 56 easy-to-follow soup recipes, this new cookbook is as beautiful as it is practical; a handy reference for delicious recipes that are nutritious as well as satisfying. Sure to be well-thumbed, its smaller size and hardcover design lend themselves to frequent perusing and planning. This attractive volume will be a “must have” for beginning and seasoned cooks alike.