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All-Time Best Recipes Series

All-Time Best Soups:

Full Recipe List


Organized by type of soup—from weeknight soups to soups from around the world to modern vegetable soups to elegant purees—All-Time Best Soups shows the wide range of soup possibilities and that making soup is not just for weekends or the cold weather months.

Weeknight Workhorses

Weeknight Chicken Noodle
Weeknight Chicken and Rice Soup
Chicken and Ramen Soup
Beef and Ramen Soup
Quick Beef and Barley Soup  
Quick Beef and Vegetable Soup
Caldo Verde 
Baby Carrot Bisque with Goat Cheese
Turkish Tomato, Bulgur, and Red Pepper Soup
Spicy Thai-Style Shrimp Soup
Curried Red Lentil Soup
Easy Black Bean Soup with Chorizo
Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup
11th-Hour Harvest Pumpkin Soup

Soups From Around the World

Provençal Fish Soup
Classic Chicken Noodle Soup
Matzo Ball Soup
Tortilla Soup
Hearty Cream of Chicken Soup
Mexican-Style Chicken and Chickpea Soup
Italian Chicken Soup with Parmesan Dumplings
Thai-Style Chicken Soup
Mulligatawny with Chicken
Spicy Moroccan-Style Lamb and Lentil Soup (Harira)
Beef Barley Soup with Mushrooms and Thyme
Beef Noodle Soup with Mushrooms and Thyme
Mexican Beef and Vegetable Soup
Italian Wedding Soup    
Russian-Style Beef and Cabbage Soup 
Vietnamese Beef Pho                                 
Ramen Soup with Pork


Farmhouse Chicken Chowder
Farmhouse Chicken Chowder with Corn, Poblano Chile, and CIlantro
New England Clam Chowder
Manhattan Clam Chowder
Italian-Style Manhattan Clam Chowder
New England Fish Chowder
Lobster and Corn Chowder
Fresh Corn Chowder
Celeriac, Fennel, and Apple Chowder

Modern Vegetable Soups

Provençal Vegetable Soup (Soupe au Pistou)
Farmhouse Vegetable and Barley Soup
Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup 
Country-Style Potato-Leek Soup
Country-Style Potato-Leek Soup with Kielbasa
Country-Style Potato-Leek Soup with White Beans
Hearty Cabbage Soup
Artichoke Soup a la Barigoule
Beet and Wheat Berry Soup with Dill Cream   
Vegetable Shabu-Shabu with Sesame Sauce 
Ultimate French Onion Soup
Classic Gazpacho
Spicy Gazpacho with Chipotle Chile and Lime

Elegant Purees

Great Carrot-Ginger Soup
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Curried Cauliflower Soup
Best Mushroom Bisque
Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Smoked Paprika and Cilantro Cream
Creamless Creamy Tomato Soup
Sweet Potato Soup
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fennel
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup and Apple Soup
Southwestern Butternut Squash Soup
Broccoli-Cheese Soup
Shrimp Bisque
Seafood Bisque
Lobster Bisque
Spanish Chilled Almond and Garlic Soup (White Gazpacho)
Chilled Borscht

Rustic Bean Soups

Hearty Minestrone
Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e Fagioli with Orange and Fennel
Tuscan White Bean Soup
Hearty Spanish-Style Lentil and Chorizo Soup
Hearty Spanish-Style Lentil and Chorizo Soup with Kale
Curried Vegetarian Lentil Soup
Curried Vegetarian Lentil Soup with Spinach
White Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk and Mustard Greens
Sicilian Chickpea and Escarole Soup
Moroccan-Style Chickpea Soup
Hearty 15-Bean and Vegetable Soup 
Black Bean Soup
Black Bean Soup with Chipotle Chiles
U.S. Senate Navy Bean Soup  
Split Pea and Ham Soup