There are thousands of soup recipes that have been created from all over the world. Soup recipes have been a household name for many families, friends, restaurants, and establishments that have either been passed on for quite a few number of generations, usually kept secret to ensure the uniqueness and quality is not compromised.
These recipes are not restricted to a certain standard with regard to taste and consistency. Soup recipes are, like mentioned earlier, unique depending on where it is from and what the taste buds of people from that certain corner of the globe delight themselves to.
For those who are not familiar with soup recipes, here is a bit of information for you. They come in different forms such as chicken soup recipes, variations of noodle soup recipes, variations of vegetable soup recipes, and other simple soup recipes.
What makes these recipes very attractive is that the ingredients of these soup recipes are very common and can be easily purchased in any supermarket or grocery store in your area.
They do not take much of your time and can be made in a short period and still ensure good quality soups for all your guests to enjoy.
Fresh ingredients are a must if you plan to cook soup recipes. Remember that the best recipes are the ones made from healthy ingredients as well.
Soup recipes are known for their simplicity, although there are some that have been made that require more effort in its production and require more ingredients to make it.
For a simple, yet hearty soup choice, you may want to consider Tomato Soup. This is a good appetizer to add to your main course.
Tomato Soup Recipe
- 1 pc. medium carrot
- 1 pc. medium or large white onion
- 3 to 5 spoons of butter (your choice of butter consistency)
- 2 pc. of fresh tomatoes, medium sized, and chopped
- Fresh basil chopped
- 2-3 cups of chicken broth
- 1-2 cups of heavy cream
Steps to follow:
- Heat butter in a pot at medium flame until melted well.
- Add the chopped onions and carrots until the carrots are softened the way you want it.
- Add chopped tomatoes and add a little water. Cook until most of the water has evaporated. Make sure not to over cook the tomatoes without water. Add desired amount of salt.
- Cook with a little flour for approximately 3 minutes.
- Add the chicken broth and make sure to cook until it is at a boiling state.
- Transfer the contents of the pot into a blender. Texture has to be smooth. (Although it is your discretion whether you want to leave some whole chunks or not).
- Transfer to pot and add heavy cream. Mix well while cooking.
- Add basil or other desired herbs that would suit your taste.
- Transfer to soup bowl and serve.
Remember that soup recipes do not necessarily have to be secluded to one occasion only. They may be served in all occasions at any time of the day. They may be served in cocktails, family gatherings, or afternoon parties.