More commonly served in restaurants, bisque is a simple soup for home cooks. From bisque tomato soup to lobster bisque, these easy recipes deliver all the flavors you crave.
Serve this thick, velvety soup with a crisp vegetable salad and an assortment of crackers.
The secret to creating a velvety mushroom bisque without the cream? Blending in a bit of rice right before serving. Swap in vegetable broth for the chicken broth to make this soup vegetarian.
By starting with cooked squash, you can get this comforting soup recipe from the stove to the table in under 30 minutes. Serve it with a stack of crackers, crusty Italian bread, or a simple salad to complete the meal.
A blender gives this fall soup a creamy texture. Make it ahead and it will be even better the next day.
Maple syrup sweetens this creamy pumpkin soup, making it a favorite New England recipe.
No need for cream in this bisque. Pureed winter vegetables offer all the thickening qualities you require. The crunchy toasts topped with hazelnut butter are the perfect dunker for this satisfying soup.
Butternut or buttercup squash works equally well in this surprisingly sweet autumn soup. Use 1-1/2 pounds and use any remaining squash in a side dish.
Acorn squash gives this first course soup its unmistakable flavor.
Chipotle peppers give this creamy soup a bit of heat, while smoked Gouda cheese adds earthy richness. Butternut squash and apples provide a buttery texture.
This side-dish squash soup recipe makes 12 servings, ideal to serve a crowd, the family, or when planning to have leftovers.
Ladle this creamy appetizer soup into festive cups and add a sprinkle of paprika for color as your guests arrive for Christmas Eve dinner.
Mushrooms and leeks flavor this creamy fish soup for two.
Shaved Parmesan cheese makes a nice topper for this appetizer soup.
Tomato soup takes on a sophisticated note when it's made with shiitake mushrooms and whipping cream.
This creamy, tomato-based soup mixture enhances the flavor of fresh shiitake mushrooms. If fresh mushrooms aren't available, soak dried ones in hot water.