10 Sick-Day Soups for When You're Under the Weather
We're in prime cold and flu season, and with it comes the need to keep plenty of feel-better soups in your recipe arsenal. Sometimes a bowl or two is all you need to start feeling yourself again. These 10 recipes are comforting meals to make when you, your significant other, or your kids are under the weather. Being sick never tasted so good.
Let your slow cooker do most of the work when you're craving the most classic sick-day soup around. Since it cooks low and slow for hours, the broth with be extra rich and flavorful.
This is a great soup to make if you're not feeling well enough to head to the store— gather whatever vegetables are in your crisper drawer instead.
Spicy ginger is a great for a sore throat. Here, an egg is poached right in the broth to add protein.
This smoky, spicy version of your favorite Mexican soup comes together easily in just one pot and under 30 minutes.
If you're craving something homey and simple, you can do no better than this easy split pea soup.
It goes without saying, but you'll feel even better if you pair this soup with a grilled cheese sandwich.
Opt for long-grain brown rice instead of white rice for this soup, as it hold up better to cooking and reheating.
If you have a Parmesan rind on hand, it's worth tossing it into the soup as it simmers; it will add a deep umami flavor to the meatless soup.
This recipe makes quite a large batch of soup. Luckily, it freezes very well so you can tuck some away for the next time you're feeling under the weather.
This simple bean soup is quite flexible: Swap in white beans, if you prefer, or opt for bacon instead of pancetta.