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Stay warm this festive season with this selection of colourful Christmas soups. Both easy and eye these are soups that are big on flavour without being labour intensive, leaving you more time to enjoy the festivities.
Choose from warm and comforting velvety soups that will add a splash of colour to your table, including tomato, squash and pumpkin. Or go for a classic vegetable or onion soup that’s also a great way of using up leftovers. You can even try making up some festive bacon dumplings and serving them in a clear broth.
Get creative with toppings for an impressive finish, from a drizzle of oil to cheese, a swirl of sour cream or pesto and home made croutons. And your Christmas soups will be extra special.
Have a look at our delicious collection below and see which soups you'll be ladling up.
Try making this sophisticated tomato soup from Mario Batali, prepared at Identità New York event with Goat Cheese Gnudi. Click here for the full recipe.
Alex at French Guy Cooking channel - a place for posting classic recipes from his home country of France shows us how to make a simple French onion soup packed with flavour thanks to that deep caramelised onions and creamy melted cheese on top.
A velvety and creamy pumpkin soup is a perfect way to add wholesome colour and flavour to the festive table. Finish off with a swirl of pumpkin seed oil to really get those flavours going. Click here for the recipe.
Blogger Aimée White gave us this wonderful recipe for butternut squash soup Click here for the recipe.
When you feel like something a bit different why not try bacon dumplings served inside a clear beef broth. Click here for the menu.
An authentic Italian minestrone soup is packed with flavour and vegetables making it a great way to get some of your fruit and veg of the day as well as being a great way to use up the seasons vegetables. Click here for the recipe.
This comforting soup is extremely easy to make and combines sweet apples, pumpkin and curry in a beautiful blend. Click here for more.
This classic Tuscan dish is hearty and warming soup made of bread and tomato. Use really good quality canned tomatoes to maximise the flavour. Click here for the recipe.