Cold weather means soups and stews. Warm, inviting, and quick to make, soups and stews are the perfect winter reprieves: hard weather, sickness, or that I-don't-want-to-get-out-of-bed, it's-too-cold-to-cook sensation.
Soup may be frozen for three months, making it a simple and versatile dinner. Not many soups freeze well; check ingredients before filling mason jars.
This nutrient-rich soup will warm (and stick to) your belly in the cold. Bone broth contains anti-wrinkle collagen, gelatin, calcium, and magnesium.
Chicken-Vegetable Broth Soup
This spicy fava bean soup is hard to freeze since it's so delicious. Before freezing, omit the toppings of Greek yoghurt and pistachios.
Spiced Fava Bean Soup with Rice and Tomato
The substantial blend of kidney beans, carrots, and peppers will fill you up. Plus, you'll be rich. This easy soup costs about $10 for the veggies, canned beans, salt, and pepper.
Simple Vegan Bean Soup
We've all bought a tub of greens to eat well for the week, only to discover them wilted and sour two (or six) days later. Try this nutritious lettuce (or mixed greens) soup. Double the recommended spices and add cayenne, smoked paprika, and cumin to taste.
Lentils may be magical. A two-dollar bag can last me months, and a single serving feeds (and fills) numerous bellies. This bean-and-rice soup is the perfect wintertime freezer meal.
This freezer-friendly chicken and rice soup is packed with mineral-rich veggies, succulent chicken breast, and hearty long-grain brown rice. Substitute white beans for chicken to make this recipe vegetarian.