Soups & Salads
Zuppa Toscana originates from Italy, meaning “Tuscan Soup.” Olive Garden’s take on this classic dish is actually a richer and more filling version, explaining its widespread popularity. Copycat Zuppa Toscana captures what makes the Olive Garden soup so delectable: it’s filled with hearty potatoes, savory and spicy sausage, and creamy broth. Topped with parmesan cheese, Copycat Zuppa Toscana is a thick soup that sticks to the ribs and keeps you warm no matter the weather. Isn’t today a perfect day to stay in and cook?
All the colors of the flavor rainbow in one bowl! Rainbow Minestrone Soup is a vibrant and vivacious broth filled with bright garden vegetables and savory beans for extra heartiness. Herbaceous, garlicky, and with plenty of tasty textures in every bite, Rainbow Minestrone Soup will have you scraping the bottom of the bowl. With a slow cooker, this vegetarian soup practically cooks itself so you can kick back without a care in the world. It's a pot of tasty gold that you won't soon forget.
Wonton soup is a classic of Chinese take-out which might seem out-of-reach for the home cook. But nothing is further from the truth! In fact, you can have your own homemade Wonton Soup on the table in 35 minutes or less. The broth is rich, bright, and tangy from the soy sauce and ginger. With meaty wontons drinking in the broth, you have a hearty combination that can keep you warm on a cold night!
Southern Brunswick Stew is a classic of Southern cooking, a rich and slightly spicy stew perfect for keeping you warm when the weather’s cold and stormy. With a mellow, sweet, and savory broth, tender potatoes, and juicy chicken and pork, Southern Brunswick Stew is hearty to the core and tantalizingly tasty. This stew takes about an hour to make, so it does require a little patience, but the way the flavors come together makes it so worth it. The weather outside can be as frightful as it wants when you have this stew to comfort you!
Have your salads been a bit limp and lackluster lately? This Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad will bring you out of the slump with a very crunchy, Asian-inspired dish. The ramen noodles are slightly toasted, so they maintain their texture, and fresh snow peas and crumbled bacon add to that. Add the tangy vinaigrette to your Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad and you have a lunch worth closing your work computer for.
Here’s a soup that would do Garfield proud! One-Pot Lasagna Soup takes the classic dinner with its juicy, spicy Italian sausage, tender lasagna noodles, sharp parmesan, and creamy ricotta cheese and makes it a rich, sippable soup. Best of all, it’s easy to make and takes less than 40 minutes to whip up! One-Pot Lasagna Soup is perfect for getting rid of the Mondays!
Chinese Chicken Salad is like the fusion of coleslaw, Asian takeout, and chicken salad, and is better than all of them! The cabbage is crispy, fresh, and makes a perfect platform for the shredded chicken, hearty edamame, and juicy bright oranges. The dressing alone is sweet and tangy with just a little heat for added excitement! Chinese Chicken Salad is crunchy and captivating, and can be made in just 20 minutes!
What if you took the rich, creamy indulgence of a loaded potato soup and combined it with the caramelized comfort of french onion soup? Well, you'd have French Onion Potato Soup—a new classic in home-cooked delight! Topped with cheesy baguette croutons for a beautiful crunch, this soup is a symphony of savory flavors! The best part is you can have it ready to eat in an hour or less! French Onion Potato Soup is a high cuisine twist on a soul food favorite.
On a search for the best chicken salad recipe? This Waldorf Chicken Salad will be the final destination on your journey! It contains tender chicken breast, crunchy celery, crisp apple, juicy grapes, nutty pecans, creamy mayo and sour cream, and zingy lemon juice. All of these ingredients come together to create a delightful flavor and texture experience. Waldorf Chicken Salad has nothing to envy from any chicken salad you can get at a café — it’s sure to become a lunch staple in your home!
There are many ways to keep the winter's chill at bay: a homemade scarf, a roaring fire, and a bowl of thick, hearty stew. For the latter, it's hard to get much heartier or more delicious than Slow Cooker Guinness Stew. Infused with the malty, hoppy, roasted flavors of stout, this stew is truly loaded with warming chunks of potatoes and tender beef. Slow Cooker Guinness Stew is a hot and herbaceous dish that will leave you in high spirits. This is a great example of low-and-slow cooking that welcomes you home with open arms and a bowl of savory satisfaction.