|Did you know that soup is considered to be one of the first
fast foods? It's true! The history of soup is closely
intertwined with the history of cooking, and among the
earliest was a version that combined peas, lentils and beans
for a quick and easy meal.
Since then, soup has evolved into a
mealtime favorite that is everything from quick and easy to
sophisticated and elegant. During the cold nights of winter, a
bowl of hot, nourishing soup will warm you up and satisfy
those comfort-seeking taste buds.
Wondering where to get started to make a soup from scratch?
More than 83 percent of homemade soups feature broth as a base
to create a deliciously satisfying dish. The makers of Swanson
Broth know that soup is a wonderful treat 12 months of the
year, which is why they are offering some of their favorite
homemade soup recipes.
Sensational Chicken Noodle Soup is a classic and quick soup
recipe that only takes 25 minutes from stovetop to table, but
tastes like it took all day. It starts with the secret
ingredient, Swanson Chicken Broth, and combines fresh celery,
carrots and black pepper with, of course, chicken and noodles
to create a timeless soup full of flavor.
If it's something a bit more substantial you're in the mood
for, prepare Hearty Beef Barley Soup. A meal in itself, this
soup begins with Swanson Beef Broth and is seasoned with
thyme, garlic and mushrooms. With the addition of sirloin
steak, this soup delivers a hearty and tasty meal in every
For a soup chock-full of fresh vegetable flavors, start
with Swanson Vegetable Broth and incorporate leeks, carrots,
celery, turnips and white kidney beans to create Winter
Vegetable Bean Soup With Pesto. A simple, homemade pesto
offers an unexpected touch to this hot and hearty dish.
While the definition of "fast food" has changed over the
centuries, soup is certainly a quick and versatile one-pot
wonder. So, when you're craving comfort, treat yourself to a
bowl of this wholesome fast food. For more recipes, visit