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Sopa de Platano (Plantain Soup)

Sopa de Platano (Plantain Soup)

Sopa de platano (plantain soup) is a thick, starchy soup that’s popular in Caribbean cuisine. In this recipe we’re going with a simple Cuban-style sopa de platano. The ingredients are few and simple so that the plantains get a chance to shine.

10 Comfort Soup Recipes

10 Comfort Soup Recipes

Nothing hits the spot better after a rough day than a bowl of warm, comforting soup. They’re also a great way to incorporate vegetables and beans into your diet. This collection features a variety of soups that are all different, and wonderful in their own way.

Cuban White Bean Soup (Caldo Gallego)

Cuban White Bean Soup (Caldo Gallego)

This hearty soup is loaded with white beans, smoked ham, beef, chorizo and vegetables.

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

French onion soup is a restaurant classic, and it’s pretty easy to make at home.

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

This easy-to-make carrot ginger soup is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.

Tuscan Soup

Tuscan Soup

This Tuscan Soup is hearty and delicious. With Italian sausage, cannellini beans, potatoes, carrots, spinach, onions and garlic, this is one soup that won’t leave you hungry!

Bacon and Lentil Soup

Bacon and Lentil Soup

This bacon and lentil soup is easy to make and delicious. In this recipe, bacon is cooked until crispy, then onions, carrots, celery and garlic are sautéed in the drippings. Add a few spices and you’ll have a hearty and flavorful pot of lentils. This soup is great for weeknights since lentils cook up pretty quick; by bean standards.

Creamy Vegetable Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup

This creamy vegetable soup recipe is a snap to make and delicious. There is no cream used in this “creamy” soup. Instead we get a creamy texture by pureeing the soup. Loaded with carrots, celery, onions, pumpkin, zucchini, potatoes, sweet potatoes and plenty of garlic, this soup is satisfying, without weighing you down.

Ajiaco

Ajiaco

Ajiaco is a hearty soup that’s popular in Cuban and Colombian cuisine, although the two versions are quite different. A Colombian ajiaco is essentially a chicken and potato soup. A Cuban ajiaco, however includes pork and beef and a showcase of tropical vegetables.

Navy Bean Soup

Navy Bean Soup

This navy bean soup is made with smoked ham shanks, vegetables and spices. It’s a hearty and delicious soup the whole family will enjoy. Like with many bean soups, you can’t rush the process, so make this navy bean soup on a leisurely afternoon. Your time will be rewarded with a big pot of soup that will feed your body and soul!

Crema de Malanga

Crema de Malanga

Crema de Malanga is a thick, creamy soup, made creamy more by the texture of the Malanga than actual cream. Easy to make using simple ingredients, this soup is a delicious way to try something different.

Cuban Corn Stew

Cuban Corn Stew

This is a Cuban Corn Stew called Guiso de Maiz in Spanish. It’s a traditional Cuban dish, and like most Cuban recipes this stew is made from easy to find, affordable ingredients. Made with pork stew meat, corn, potatoes and spices, this stew is perfect for tight budgets and hungry appetites.

Soba Noodle Chicken Soup

Soba Noodle Chicken Soup

This soba noodle chicken soup is so good, and so easy, you won’t hesitate to make it again and again. Shredded cabbage, soba noodles and sliced chicken breasts are covered in a super flavorful beef broth. The broth doesn’t take hours to make either. Start with store bought broth, then add a ton of flavor with sautéed onions, garlic and mushrooms.

Southwestern Steak Soup

Southwestern Steak Soup

This southwestern steak soup is hearty, and really easy to make. Affordable beef round and simple pantry ingredients combine to make this delicious soup. It’s a little bit spicy and totally satisfying. With beef, tomatoes, black beans and corn, this soup won’t leave you hungry.