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6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love

There’s nothing more comfortable in the chill of January than a bowl of warm, delicious soup! Warm your family with these savory soup recipes that come from Our Best Bites, The Roof, and the Lion House. (All cookbooks available at Deseret Book.)

Black Bean Soup

From Lion House Soups and Stews by Brenda Hopkin and David Bench

6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love

· 1 cup chopped onion

· 2 cloves garlic, minced

· 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

· 2 (15 oz.) cans black beans, drained, divided

· ½ cup water

· 1½ teaspoons cumin

· 1 drop hot pepper sauce

· 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced stewed tomatoes, undrained

· 1 (14.5 oz.) can chicken broth

· 1 (4 oz.) can diced mild green chilies, undrained

· 1 tablespoon lemon juice

· ¼ cup plain yogurt, for garnish

Sauté onion and garlic in oil in large, heavy saucepan over medium heat until translucent. Add 1 cup beans and mash with potato masher. Stir in remaining beans, water, cumin, hot pepper sauce, tomatoes, chicken broth, and chilies. Bring mixture to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Remove soup from heat and add lemon juice. Ladle into bowls and top with dollop of yogurt.

6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love

Country-Style Chicken Noodle Soup

From Recipes from The Roof  by Temple Square Hospitality

6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love

· ½ cup yellow onion, diced

· 1 cup celery, diced

· 1 cup carrots, diced

· 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

· 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, diced

· 8 cups chicken broth or 8 chicken bouillon cubes with 8 cups water

· 4 ounces egg noodles, uncooked

· 1 small bunch parsley, finely chopped

· Pepper, to taste

In heavy soup pot, sauté onion, celery, and carrots in oil until onions are opaque; don’t brown. Add diced chicken and cook through. Add chicken broth and bring to boil. Add uncooked noodles. Return to boil and cook until noodles are done. Add parsley and pepper to taste before serving.

6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love

Rough River Clam Chowder

From Recipes from The Roof  by Temple Square Hospitality

6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love

· ½ cup bacon, diced

· 1 cup celery, chopped

· 1 cup carrots, chopped

· 1 cup onion, chopped

· 2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced

· 1 cup vegetable stock

· 3 cups heavy cream

· 1 pound chopped clams

· Salt and pepper, to taste

· ½ cup shaved green onions, for garnish

· Creole seasoning, for garnish

In soup pot, cook bacon until crisp; remove and set aside. Add celery, carrots, and onion to bacon fat and simmer until tender, about 4 minutes. Add potatoes and vegetable stock and bring to boil. Reduce heat so soup is at a simmer. Add cream and cook until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Add clams and crumbled bacon and cook for another 3 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with green onions and Creole seasoning, if desired.

6 Savory Soups Your Family Will Love


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