Pasta Fagioli

Pasta Fagioli

Pasta fazool or pasta e fagioli is Italian for pasta and beans. It is traditionally a meatless peasant dish. The pasta fazool I grew up with was a pile of spaghetti with beans over top!  It was definitely not soup. Like the version that is widely available in all kind of restaurants nowadays. And it… 

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

If you love loaded baked potatoes and soup, like I do, then this is the perfect recipe for you! This thick and creamy potato soup is speckled with fragrant herbs like rosemary, thyme and parsley and topped with all of the somewhat-indulgent things found on a baked potato. It’s hearty, warm and filling. Not to… 

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Spicy Vermicelli Noodle Soup with Meatballs

  A bold and sassy soup recipe for vermicelli noodles with meatballs and chile peppers. Whole chile peppers simmer away in a freshly pureed tomato broth to give this soup outrageous flavor. The vermicelli is also cooked right in this spicy sauce where it imbues itself right into the noodle. The meatballs are simply seasoned… 

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White Bean, Cauliflower and Bacon Soup

One of my favorite vegetables meets my most favorite bean meets bacon, which needs no introduction, in this quick and easy soup recipe. When I laid eyes on the biggest head of cauliflower I’ve ever seen in my life I knew right away it was destined for my soup pot. The place where the transformation… 

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Corn, Tomato and Zucchini Soup with Basil

Corn Tomato and Zucchini Soup

A light and healthy soup recipe brimming with all your favorite late summer vegetables. I’m a firm believer in eating soups all year around. Especially when the emphasis is on seasonal vegetables. It’s a great way to take advantage of the abundance of zucchini and tomatoes overflowing your garden and flooding the markets. Besides, I… 

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White Corn Soup with Poblano Cream Sauce

This is a farmer’s soup recipe made with sweet white corn, poblano peppers, and not much else! Just as it should be at this point in time…with farm-fresh corn popping up everywhere. The soup is an excellent showcase for the corn as the starring attraction. It can be eaten hot, luke-warm or cold, and is… 

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