The national dish of Vietnam, pho is an aromatic noodle soup that’s traditionally made with beef broth. Here, store-bought vegetable broth is spiked with onion, garlic, and spices for a full-bodied vegetarian alternative.
Soups & Stews
Roasting the vegetables in this Thai-inspired soup is a hands-off way to sweeten and caramelize their flavor—a welcome contrast to the soup’s spicy, savory broth. Just 1 cup of coconut milk gives the whole pot rich, cooked-all-day flavor, somewhere between soup and chowder.
Add a slice of crusty bread and a tossed salad to this soup for a quick, satisfying cold-weather meal. To make the soup without the Slow-Roasted Tomatoes, simply substitute two 15-ounce cans whole tomatoes for the slow-roasted tomatoes and water used.
The play of textures from carrot juice, carrots, and a tomato-and-cucumber topping give this chilled soup extra elegance. Gazpacho seems a natural choice for lunch or dinner, but how about serving it at your next brunch?
Butternut squash, cauliflower, and corn provide a play of textures in a silky soup.
Pear adds a subtle sweetness to this comforting soup, and a spoonful of mustard greens pesto gives it zip. Extra pesto can be swirled into other chunky and creamy soups or used to top pasta.
Combine squash, adobo sauce, black beans, and a touch of maple and lime, and pow—you’ve got a satisfying supper.