Best British Soups for Winter

Soups for Winter season are much-needed food to keep us warm. Soups are packed with healthy ingredients like root vegetables, beans, and pulses, and so they are more like a complete meal rather than just a bowl of soup. They are perfect for a lunch or an evening meal, especially in winter when the weather outside is cold and grey. And when it’s raining. You can make these soups on the stove or in a slow cooker. Most cooks prepare these soups ahead of time to save time when they get back home after a long hard day at work, and the last thing you want to do is spend hours cooking. Now you can relax with this wonderfully warming soup that took you only an hour to prepare!

Let us check out some of the Best British Winter Soups :

  • Roasted Cauliflower and Turmeric Soup Winter Soup

 There is a good reason this soup is so popular; it is packed full of goodness and with ingredients that you will most likely have in your kitchen. Cauliflower and turmeric are excellent anti-inflammatory properties and are great for detoxing the body.

This soup is so easy to make, yet it’s filled with flavour and colour. Adding Potato brings a creamy texture to the soup. It makes a great lunch or dinner served with crusty bread and a salad. It freezes well, too, so you can enjoy a hearty bowl later on in the week.

  • Sweetheart Cabbage Soup 

Sweetheart cabbage soup is a simple, warming dish that can be eaten as a hearty lunch or supper, but it is also delicious served as part of an elegant meal for two.

This delicious soup uses mainly vegetables with just a little bit of meat to make a filling lunch, starter for dinner or simply as a delicious supper dish served with crusty bread and maybe a little cooked rice. 

  • Leek and Stilton Winter Soup Recipe

It’s one of those soups that’s easy to make, and people like to make it whenever they feel a cold coming. The simplicity of it and its delicious flavour is worth it. The Stilton gives it an incredible depth of flavour. Serve the soup with a few chunks of crusty bread, freshly baked and slathered in butter. It will also help to dip in the soup, which is delicious and warm.

  • Vegetable and Bean Soup

When the first winter winds blow, nothing beats a warming bowl of soup. The perfect Winter soup with a bowl of heated vegetable and it is a great way to warm up after a cold day. It contains all the best ingredients such as vegetables and beans, including celery, carrots, leeks and butter beans. A little chilli powder will keep the cold at bay. To keep you full, warm and healthy. Serve as the main course or as a starter to other dishes.

  • Cullen Skink Soup

Cullen Skink is a traditional Scottish soup initially made with smoked haddock and Potato, although many varieties exist. The soup’s name comes from the town of Cullen in Aberdeenshire, where they made it. It is also sometimes known as smoked fish chowder or scallop chowder. There are many variations of this soup across Scotland, but it typically contains Potato, onion, stock and either fresh or smoked fish. In some cases, we can add vegetables other than onion for extra flavour and texture.

  • Smoked Haddock and Corn Chowder Winter Soup

This smoked haddock chowder is a delicious and nutritious soup recipe. It includes corn, leek and carrot for extra nutrition and spinach to add lovely colouring. The smoked haddock gives the soup a fabulous flavour, making it even tastier. This soup is thickened with flour rather than mashed Potato, giving it a different texture and taste. There are many varieties of this classic seafood soup, including lobster based versions and salmon or prawns instead of other fish varieties.

  • Red Lentil and Tomato Soup

If you are trying to incorporate more fibre into your diet, this is the soup for you. Unlike other beans and legumes, red lentils cook quickly and easily on the stovetop and do not require soaking before cooking like many other beans. You will be amazed at how quick this recipe comes together. Prepping the ingredients takes about five minutes. The cooking time is approximately 45 minutes. The only chopping required is two onions, one zucchini, two carrots and one red pepper. A good alternative will be using dried lentils instead of canned if you prefer to do so because that would probably cut down on the cost a little bit as well.

  • Favourite Carrot and Ginger Soup

Everyone loves a good carrot soup. Unfortunately, finding one that doesn’t weigh you down on a cold winter evening is challenging. This carrot and ginger soup is an old favourite, and from what they say, it’s precisely the sort of soup that scratches the itch when you have a cold. The soup is packed with  carrots, spices of ginger and a light sprinkling of curry powder which gives it a slight kick.

This winter, make yourself comfortable at our Brook Pub in Cambridge with some finest drinks and delicious food. We are here to serve you the best pub food that will make you happy. We use fresh ingredients and produce from the market and prepare all our sauces from scratch. If you are planning a snack, try out our starters menu, which has a lot to offer. 

Enjoy the cosy space with a warm fire and drinks. This place is sure to leave you with some good memories to share with loved ones. Do come in to check out our food and Cocktails.

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