6 Easy Soup Recipes With Secret Ingredients
Delicious soup recipes to have on hand.
Cheddar Cheese and Broccoli Soup
SECRET INGREDIENT: evaporated milk
If you love cheese but are watching calories, don’t despair. Here’s a comforting cheese soup recipe with all the creamy richness of real cheddar and plenty of health-boosting broccoli. Evaporated milk adds body to the soup without adding extra fat.
Classic Veal Stew
SECRET INGREDIENT: beer
Belgians have a way with stew. Their secret? Add beer to the braising liquid. Here’s a new twist on traditional Belgian beef carbonnade made with veal. Dark beer enhances the rich flavor of the mushrooms.
SECRET INGREDIENT: canned pumpkin
People usually assume that using convenience ingredients means giving up quality. On the contrary, some prepared foods have more desirable qualities than fresh foods. Canned pumpkin, for instance, is made from an extra-creamy breed of pumpkin that is unavailable to consumers and perfect in this easy soup recipe.
Portuguese Kale Soup With Beans
SECRET INGREDIENT: pepperoni
Vitamin-rich kale tastes great teamed with sausage, potatoes, and kidney beans. Traditional Portuguese soups include linguiça, a hard-to-find smoked sausage flavored with paprika. Ours uses a mixture of Italian sausage and pepperoni available in any supermarket for an easy soup recipe.