Warm the heart with a steamy holiday soup or stew. Ideal as starters or side dishes, these delicious soups will add a special twist to your holiday meal.
Rich, woodsy porcini mushrooms and sweet ribbons of caramelized onions star in this company-worthy soup, but we think the broth (flavored with fresh herbs, wine, and salty pancetta) deserves an award for best supporting role. Top with wedges of toasty bread for an unforgettable holiday starter.
Turn heads at the dinner table this holiday season with this showstopping soup. Brimming with olives, mushrooms, and onions and served alongside tender couscous, every bowl is packed with savory goodness -- but it's the tender duck and whole chicken drumsticks that attract all the attention!
Looking for a silky starter to your holiday dinner? You found it. Cannellini beans are pureed with sauteed leeks and fennel and a couple heads of roasted garlic to create this almost-buttery soup. Lightly dressed escarole balances the richness and adds a burst of bright flavor -- and color!
Hungry for homemade comfort? Try our hearty beef stew full of delicious roasted veggies -- perfect for a cold winter night.
A little onion, a little bacon, and a touch of mint marry in this luscious holiday soup featuring the once-humble pea.
Fennel's subtle sweetness creates the perfect base in this delicious soup recipe. For the busy holiday season, make the soup ahead so it's ready when it's time to serve. Our homemade croutons add a tasty crunch to each smooth and creamy spoonful.
Give a classic recipe a creative twist with this comforting dish. Our hearty soup is stuffed with crunchy veggies and tasty chicken. Homemade biscuits (recipe included!) make the perfect topper.
This garlicky soup is a holiday-ready addition to your dinner menu. Garnish with shredded basil for a gorgeous, fresh finish.
If you love baked Brie as a holiday appetizer, then trust us -- this creamy cheese works magic in a soup. (And if you've already purchased Chardonnay for the meal, this wine-enhanced soup is a good excuse to open the bottle!) For an extra-festive touch, top each bowl with a crusty toast round, thin slice of Brie, and dollop of jam.
Chipotle peppers add just the right amount of heat to this slightly sweet root-vegetable soup. Crumbled bacon and shaved Gouda cheese make delicious toppings for a dish that looks festive, too.
Let an award-winning chef show you how to infuse the most flavor into this easy, crazy-delicious stew -- which also, no coincidence, makes a perfect starter for your holiday feast!
Need the entire stove top to prep your holiday meal? A little counter space is all this delectable slow cooker soup requires. Sweet potatoes, beans, ham, and onions simmer quietly while you're tending to sides, entrees, and guests. When you're ready to serve, just add a healthy splash of half-and-half and mash gently!
Welcome the holidays with a taste of the Mediterranean. This impressive seafood soup originated in southern France and combines four types of seafood with plenty of vegetables in a tasty broth.
This creamy classic, topped with crispy bacon and authentic Italian cheese, serves up to 10 people and can be made in under an hour.
This pretty soup takes just 30 minutes to make and requires only six ingredients, giving you more time to spend with your holiday guests.
Your guests will love this rich potato-bacon soup. Toasted bread in the shape of a star with onion-grape marmalade and snipped chives makes a festive topper.
Think green with this flavorful take on classic split pea soup. Smoked pork hocks transform it into a hearty holiday favorite.
Turn a proven crowd-pleaser -- apples and cheese -- into a delicious dish. Chunks of potato add heartiness and texture to this creamy soup. Garnish with slices of Granny Smith apples for tart flavor or Pacific Queen apples for a sweeter alternative.