By Elinor Davies
Winter is that the season of soup. So, draw the curtains, light the hearth and prepared the stove for a few of our favourite winter petite marmite recipes.

Bowl of tomato and winter petite marmite
During the winter, soup is a perfect thanks to help the entire family boost their health as it’s full of veggies, easy and budget-friendly to supply . they will be made as quick midweek meals for hurried days or as luxurious banquet starters that take the effort out of party prep. ditch boring tinned soups and steel oneself against ultimate flavour and luxury which will add some excitement to those drab winter days.

1. Winter minestrone with pesto croûtes
Raised bowl of winter minestrone soup with croutons

It is easy for soup to go away you hungry, but this wholesome bowl of minestrone will certainly satisfy with its chunky texture, filling beans and attractive croûtes. The subtle pesto flavours are like summer and supply a much-needed break from winter colours and flavours.

Winter minestrone with pesto croûtes

2. Spiced vegetable soup
Two bowls of spiced root veg soup

This soup is supercharged with seasonal vegetables, ensuring all the family get their vitamin and mineral requirements. because the vegetables are in season, they might even be grown reception within the cold and rainy months, so this recipe will take care of your wallet.

Spiced vegetable soup

3. Indian Winter Soup
A bowl and pot of vegetable and spice soup

This soup is full of flavour and spice, so is certain to clear any mid-winter sinuses. This recipe proves that hearty food is way from boring, and with the addition of barley and lentils, this soup certainly packs a punch.

Indian winter soup

4. Roasted red pepper, sweet potato & smoked paprika soup
Two mugs of red pepper soup served with crusty bread

This is one among the simplest ever soups – simply roast the veg and blend with the remaining ingredients. Great for busy days once you need a minimum effort, maximum satisfaction meal. Coconut and syrup also give this recipe an exotic twist to juice up a midweek meal.

Roasted red pepper, sweet potato and smoked paprika soup

5. Roasted butternut squash soup
Bowl of butternut squash soup topped with bacon and pine nuts

This bright yellow soup adds an explosion of colour to the otherwise dark landscape outside, helping to clear off any winter blues. Though this is often an easy recipe, it certainly doesn’t disappoint – the bacon and wine make it wonderfully luxurious and attractive .

Roasted butternut squash soup

6. Winter vegetable & soup
Bowl of tomato and winter petite marmite , with a spoon

This soup constitutes four of your five-a-day! It’s high in fibre also as vitamins and minerals, which is right for keeping healthy during the winter and fighting away any colds and bugs. The addition of lentils boosts the protein content during this recipe, ensuring you’ve got enough energy and strength to stay working (or playing) hard throughout the dark winter months. No excuses…

Winter vegetable & soup

7. Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup
Bowl of creamy celeriac soup topped with chopped nuts

Who says soup can’t be fancy? The subtle truffle flavour and pops of roasted hazelnut feel very luxurious and make this recipe a perfect starter for a banquet or maybe Christmas dinner. Though it sounds complicated, this soup couldn’t be easier, making it a stress-free course for busy cooking days.

Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup

8. Hearty winter veg soup
Bowl of winter vegetable and creamy soup

Swede, carrots and beans make this soup thick and filling without breaking the bank. This recipe has no exotic or expensive ingredients, so are often a staple meal hebdomadally without trouble, and can keep everybody full. What’s to not love?

Hearty winter veg soup

9. Chicken noodle soup
Two bowls of chicken, veg and noodle ramen

This recipe mirrors the classic Chinese soup with its use of ginger, chicken and sweetcorn, and provides oriental inspiration to your mid-winter meals. As a low-fat, low-calorie, high-protein meal, this lighter soup can provide some relief from excess yuletide feasting.

Chicken noodle soup

10. All-in-one chunky winter broth
Bowl of chunky winter broth

Taking just 20 minutes from start to end , simplicity and ease is that the name of the sport with this recipe. this will be whipped abreast of even the foremost hectic of days, ensuring most are well-fed this winter. Consisting of only vegetables and pesto, this recipe is suitable for the humblest of budgets and is right for feeding a crowd (helpful when the in-laws spring a visit!). Better still, this soup is low calorie, meaning a second (or third) bowl are often consumed without guilt.

All-in-one chunky winter broth

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What is your favourite winter soup recipe? Leave a comment below…