6 Soup Recipes for Your Rainy Spring Days
April 19, 2013
Hot and Sour Soup
This rich, earthy soup is given the perfect amount of tang from soy sauce and ginger. To make it vegetarian, substitute the chicken stock with vegetable stock.
Chilled Avocado Soup with Seared Chipotle Shrimp
Avocado and south-of-the-border dishes like chipotle shrimp are often synonymous with each other, and this recipe from Cooking Light’s Good Food Moods cookbook puts a whole new spin on the two, serving the shrimp in a creamy avocado soup with lime cream and a fresh corn salsa.
Lemon Chicken Soup with Dumplings
This soup is chock-full of spring. Fresh carrots, plump and flavorful dumplings, and a bright finishing note of lemon juice make it refreshing and seasonal.
While a few additional steps are needed for this soup, the results are well worth it. Roasted tomatoes and garlic, a spicy chile purée, and a tender braised chicken make this tortilla soup the perfect project for a rainy day spent inside.
Roasted Curry Cauliflower Soup
This simple cauliflower soup by professional caterer Meg Hall is given a boost of flavor from roasting the cauliflower and a touch of yellow curry powder.
Spring Soup with Bread Dumplings
"First things first: This is a spring soup. It’s meant to be made when asparagus and fava beans are in season. Just because you can find these items in the supermarket in November, when they have been flown in from the other half of the world, doesn’t mean you should give them a second thought. Eat this soup when our half of the planet is awakening from its long winter nap and you’ll feel renewed, too."
— Sara Moulton