Winter Diet: Try These 5 Soups For A Comfort Hug This Winter Season

The temperatures have started to drop, the evenings are turning cold day after day and it seems like we are headed for a bone-chilling winter season this year. While we are preparing to get our clothes ready, it is also the time to tweak our diets to keep ourselves warms and comfy. And what better than soups to comfort us in these chilly evenings. Piping hot, light and dense with nutrients, soups in winter are a gift. There's no better way to enjoy winters than wrapping yourself in a blanket and devouring a piping hot bowl of soup. A bowl of soup is just what you need to warm up your body and soothe your senses. And well, you can do so much with soups from adding new flavours to making them healthier. 

Soup is a broth that is made by combining meat or vegetables with stock, milk, or water. You can experiment with n number of ingredients here. So, if you are planning to comfort your souls with a bowl of soup, we’ve got five of the best options right here. 

1. Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup 

Flavourful, comforting, easy and just the perfect option for chicken lovers, this instant soup has the goodness of multiple nutrient-rich ingredients such as avocadoes, black bean, chicken broth, chicken thighs, tomato juice and more. The crunch of tortilla chips is just what you need for the extra punch of flavour in this soup. 

2. Minestrone Soup 

Minestrone soup is an Italian soup that is thick and includes the goodness of veggies along with rice or pasta or sometimes both. This one here is a mix of vegetable broth, tomato sauce, veggies, kidney beans, whole wheat pasta, and freshness of basil leaves. With the addition of pasta, we are sure even the kids are going to love it. 

3. Chicken Spinach Artichoke Soup 

Packed with veggies, flavour, protein and healthy fats, this winter special soup with the goodness of spinach, artichoke and protein-rich chicken is a perfect winter delight. The addition of coconut milk or cream lends a luscious creamy texture to it, while mustard, lemon and black pepper offer the perfect tang and hotness.

4. Beetroot Soup 

Come winters and beetroot becomes my go-to vegetable, and while its juice is one of the most common way to reap in its goodness, beetroot soup is also an excellent way to yield its health benefits. This beetroot soup has double the goodness as it is cooked with bottle gourd, onion, tomato and potato in a pan with water, till veggies are soft. Blended and served hot with a cream garnishing. You are going to love this.

5. Mutton Bone Soup 

A super easy soup with oodles of nutrients, this mutton soup has mutton bones pressure cooked with a host of spices such as ginger garlic paste, onion, cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric powder, and green chili. When done it is further cooked with water till the bones are little soft, t is then adjusted to a soupy consistency and served piping hot.