Winters are the most peaceful yet dry time of the year, and this season is all about being cozy. You can enjoy this time of the year in many different ways. However, with all the enjoyment comes the bothersome cold and flu. The wintery air is full of allergic particles and viral infections. Also, the drop in temperature makes you more vulnerable to these allergies. So how can you protect yourself from the adverse side of this season? There are many ways, out of which following some soup recipes is the yummiest.
It is the best way to maintain health, stay warm, reduce calories, and avoid flu during the winter. Hot soups are more beneficial and tasteful rather than cold soups. Moreover, they are rich in nutrients and are also very budget-friendly.
Here we will share three easy yet best soup recipes so you can stay warm and healthy during winter.
Chicken and Rice Soup
This famous turkey soup takes less than an hour to prepare, and you can even refrigerate it for two days.
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 1 tbsp. black pepper
- Two carrots
- Two cloves garlic
- One onion, chopped
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- One cup rice
- Two qt. chicken
- Two cup water
- ¼ cup cream
In a saucepan, melt the butter. Add all veggies and sprinkle a pinch of salt and black pepper. Stir until vegetables start to soften. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables until they turn brown.
Add the rice to the saucepan. Stir it till 5 minutes and let it cook on moderate heat. After 10 minutes, add the chicken and cook for 15 minutes. Pour cream gradually, and your soup is ready to serve.
Vegetable Noodle Soup Recipes
Vegetable noodle soup is rich in minerals and healthy to drink. It takes up to 45 minutes to cook.
- 4 tbsp. olive oil
- One onion, chopped
- Two garlic cloves, chopped
- One carrot
- Five cups of chicken stock
- ¼ cup dry breadcrumbs
- Two eggs
- Ground black pepper
- 1 tbsp. salt
- 2 tbsp. vinegar
- Assorted vegetable noodle
- Chicken breast piece
Add oil in a saucepan with onion and garlic. Stir until it turns light brown. Add chicken stock and cook until it becomes juicy.
Meanwhile, add chicken, egg, breadcrumbs, parsley, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Form meatballs of all these ingredients and cook them on low heat.
Now add noodles and stir until they become tender. Serve it hot immediately.
Mac and Cheese Chicken Soup Recipes
Yummy macaroni and cheese chicken soup can keep you warm and fulfill all your winter cravings. It takes 45-60 minutes to prepare this soup.
- ½ cup Macaroni
- 1⁄4 lb. Skinless, boneless (cubed) breast chicken
- 3 tbsp. Unsalted butter
- Three chicken stock
- One garlic clove, chopped
- Two onions, chopped
- ⅓ cup All-purpose flour
- 2 cup Milk
- 6 oz. Cheddar cheese
Cook pasta according to the instructions you will find on its packet.
In a large pot, melt the butter. Add chicken and salt. Cook for 10 minutes until it turns brown, and remove chicken on a plate.
Add onion, garlic, and butter to a pot. Add flour and stir constantly. Also, add milk and stir until it thickens.
Add cooked chicken to the pasta. Cook for 5 minutes. Gradually add cheese and cook. Now season with salt and pepper. Delicious soup is ready to serve.
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So don’t wait long; try our yummy soup recipes, and treat your tastebuds while all the health benefits are complimentary.