Are Americans over soup? That’s the question The Washington Post recently asked in a headline on a story about the declining profits of Campbell’s Soup. Some commenters defended soup, saying simply that they are making it at home in order to avoid sodium and preservatives. And we agree. Why reach for a canned soup when you can use fresh ingredients and control your salt intake by making a big batch at home? Here, we share seven recipes that are sure to make you fall in love with soup all over again.
Giada’s stuffed artichoke soup, tomato soup with pancetta and lemon chicken soup with spaghetti
Bobby Flay's Vidalia onion soup with blistered Vermont cheddar cheese and parsley pesto
Beef short rib stew
Curtis Stone’s hearty chicken noodle soup
Black lentil soup
Butternut squash and crab bisque
Albondigas soup (traditional Mexican soup with meatballs)