Soups and Stews are the ultimate comfort food on a cold day. Choose from a variety of quick and easy one-pot meals on a busy day to upscale and elegant dishes for entertaining.
The flavour of this soup comes from the Ras el Hanout, a Moroccan blend of spices that you can easily put together at home. This vegetarian soup makes for a hearty lunch or a light supper.
Yield: Serves 8.
Served on the bone, lamb shanks always look impressive on the dinner table. Serve this hearty stew with a knife, fork and spoon.
Yield: Serves 6.
Tags: One Pot, Nut-Free
This hearty vegetarian chili is packed with carrots, bell peppers and beans. The smokiness comes from canned chipotle peppers, which are smoke-dried jalapenos.
Tags: Vegetarian, Vegan, One Pot
This summery soup is full of fresh tomatoes, pasta, snap peas and chives. Serve it as a light meal with a thick slice of artisan bread.
Yield: Serves 5.
Use store-bought fresh cheese tortellini to make this easy kid-friendly soup. This is a great thermos-filler for school lunches.
Yield: Serves 4.
Tags: Quick, One Pot, Vegetarian
Chili Con Carne is, simply speaking, chili with meat. This soup version makes for a good meal when you add a nice hunk of bread.
Yield: Serves 4 - 6.
Tags: One Pot, Dinner
The slow cooker is the perfect vehicle for this stew. The beef gets nice and tender and the slow simmer lets the Southwestern flavours blend together.
Tags: Freezer Friendly, Slow Cooker, Weeknight Meal
When we say “big batch,” we’re not kidding. This chili recipe feeds 50, making it perfect for big groups. Packed with ground beef and three kinds of beans, it’s bound to please a hungry crowd.
Yield: Serves 50
Tags: Flourless, Freezer Friendly, Make Ahead, Cooking for a Crowd
Sweet onions, shallots and leeks come together in this nuanced take on classic French onion soup. Serve it as a warming first course at a wintertime dinner.
A bisque is a smooth and creamy soup. Bisques are traditionally seafood-based, but this rich soup is made with fresh asparagus, giving it a dramatic green hue.
Yield: Serves 6 as a starter.
Tags: Make Ahead, Nut-Free