10 Recipes for Turning Seasonal Produce Into Savory Springtime Soup

Pluck peppery radishes, earthy asparagus, and sweet spring peas from supermarket shelves for the best seasonal soups
10 Recipes for Turning Seasonal Produce Into Savory Springtime Soup

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Use every part of springtime radishes with this soup recipe that uses the radish tops for the smooth pureed soup with roasted radishes for garnish.

Don’t put away winter’s soup pots quite yet. While we may have said goodbye to squash, kale, and carrot soups for now, spring’s bounty is making way for spicy radish soups, delicate pea soups, earthy asparagus soups, and more.

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Creamy chilled soups to help combat the rising temperatures outside, like vichyssoise, and warm soups for cooler nights, like radish top soup with roasted radishes, are all a welcomed sight at the dinner table. Look for vibrant, in-season ingredients at your local market or farm stand that will add color, texture, and flavor to your favorite classic soups. Try a variation on your favorite chicken noodle soup with spring peas, liven up tomato soup with fresh spring herbs, or add the pleasant, pungent flavor of spring garlic improve your vegetable soup.

Soups improve with time, so allow the flavors time to meld together. Look for complementing textures, and use blended vegetables and touches of cream for silkiness. Check out our roundup of 10 springtime soup recipes featuring the freshest of produce for perfect flavor.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.