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3 Amazing Soups to Try Before the End of Fall

Edited By: Jake Ramirez
 Bidding the summer good-bye isn’t an easy thing to do for many people, but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to look forward to in the fall and winter. For starters, we all get to wear our warm winter clothes.
 
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Another thing we get to do is enjoy comfort food – think lasagnas, pies and thick soups of all kinds! There’s no better time to try out some new soup recipes, and I’m sure you’ll agree that each one of these recipes is more delicious than the last:

1. Creamy Tomato Soup
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Ingredients

•  2 tbsp oil

•  1 small onion, finely diced

•  2 cloves garlic, minced

•  8-10 Roma tomatoes, chopped

•  1 tbs brown sugar

•  1 tbsp tomato paste

•  1⁄2 cup parmesan grated OR a leftover parmesan rind

•  2-3 cups vegetable broth

•  1⁄4 cup cream (optional)

•  Salt and pepper to taste

•  Fresh basil for garnish

Instructions

1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.

2. Add onions and sauté until they become translucent.

3. Add garlic and sauté for another minute.

4. Add tomatoes and let them cook for about five minutes so they absorb all the flavor of the onions and garlic.

5. Add brown sugar, tomato paste, parmesan and vegetable broth and bring to a boil.

6. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes.

7. Add cream.

8. Puree soup with an immersion blender or in batches in a traditional blender.

9. Store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

10. Garnish with fresh basil.

2. Spiced Carrot and Ginger Soup
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Ingredients

•  2 tbsp oil

•  2 large onions 

•  1 tsp ginger, minced 

•  6-8 carrots, diced 

•  3 cups vegetable broth 

•  salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.

2. Add onions and sauté until they become translucent.

3. Add ginger and sauté for another minute.

4. Add carrots and vegetable broth and bring to a boil.

5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes.

6. Puree soup with an immersion blender or in batches in a traditional blender.

7. Store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

8. Garnish with plain yogurt and fresh pepper.

3. Leek and Potato Soup

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Ingredients

•   2 tbsp oil

•   4 leeks, rinsed and finely chopped, white and light green parts only

•   2 stalks celery, finely chopped

•   2 cloves garlic, minced

•   2 potatoes, peeled and diced

•   3 cups vegetable broth

Instructions

1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.

2. Add leeks and celery and sauté until they begin to soften.

3. Add garlic and sauté for another minute.

4. Add potatoes and vegetable broth and bring to a boil.

5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes.

6. Add cream.

7. Puree soup with an immersion blender or in batches in a traditional blender.

8. Store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

9. Garnish with fresh black pepper.

 

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