NYT Cooking: I usually pair leeks with potatoes to make a creamy puree, but this time I used basmati rice, and the results are comforting and delicious. You could add something creamy to this if you wanted to – yogurt or milk or creme fraiche. But I found it utterly satisfying with no further enrichment.
NYT Cooking: This creamy vegetarian soup is built on humble winter staples, but the addition of sour cream and chives make it feel special. (Crumble a few sour-cream-and-onion chips on top to take the theme all the way.) It takes just a few minutes to throw the ingredients into the slow cooker, and the rest of the recipe almost entirely hands-off, making it very doable on a weekday. If you have one, use an ...
NYT Cooking: Soup is welcome all year round, but it goes without saying a springtime soup veers lighter, even if the weather is still cool. Fresh green vegetables, like young leeks, peas and spinach, should play a major role. This delicate yet flavorful soup re-works the comforting chicken-noodle concept with a Japanese-inspired ingredient list.
NYT Cooking: This American classic can be a perfect dish: big-tasting, filling, nutritious, easy and very possibly vegetarian. With their rich natural broth, turtle beans do not need bacon, ham or any meat ingredient to make a satisfying soup. Black bean soup recipes have a tendency to turn out sludgy or bland, but the trick here is to season generously, and purée sparingly. The bean...
Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe from The Comfort of Cooking. "I’ll just be right out with it – this pumpkin soup is the best soup I’ve ever made! It’s creamy, velvety smooth and delicious with a pile of tasty toppings like chopped bacon, sour cream, herbs and a few fresh shavings of Parmesan cheese. Or, heck, leave out the toppings and enjoy it as-is. You’ll love it!"