Category Archives: Soups

Curried Yellow Split Pea Soup

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I love this soup. Curried split peas really hit the spot for me. And the addition of the sweet potato is brilliant – it adds a nice depth of flavor and thickens the soup. You could also use pumpkin puree, if that’s easier. And don’t skimp on the garnishes. I particularly like the microgreens. You [...]


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Minestrone is an Italian-style soup full of vegetables, beans, and pasta. It is a hearty soup that acts more like a one-pot meal than a soup. My family absolutely loves this minestrone. It is somewhat of a ‘kitchen sink’ soup, in that you can throw in whatever you may have on hand in your refrigerator, [...]

Mexican Butternut Squash Soup

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This soup is a twist on more traditional butternut squash soup recipes. The Mexican flavors come together really nicely. This soup has a little kick to it. Chipotle peppers in adobo can be very spicy, so you may want to use just one pepper at first.  Save the other pepper and add it later after [...]

Carrot Soup

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Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes Yields: 6 people Ingredients:   1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 onion, chopped 1 pound carrots, peeled and chopped 2 cups (16 oz.) carrot juice 2 cups vegetable broth 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon honey Coarse sea salt and white pepper 2 tablespoons half-and-half (optional) Directions: Heat [...]