Soup's On! 5 Warming Must-Make Bowls — Comfort Food Feast

Odds are, if you're simmering a pot of soup at home, it's because you really need it. No matter the reason, these are five of our favorite super-comforting soup recipes to make right now.
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Chicken Noodle Soup; Tyler Florence

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Odds are, if you're simmering a pot of soup at home, it's because you really need it. Perhaps you've got a cold, the weather is seriously chilly or you're just in need of some old-fashioned comfort you can slurp up with a spoon. No matter the reason, these are five of our favorite super-comforting soup recipes, bound to become the newest additions to your soup recipe arsenal.

There aren't many dishes as comforting as a bowl of chicken noodle soup. Chock-full of vegetables, tender morsels of chicken and hearty noodles, Tyler Florence's  Chicken Noodle Soup is the classic recipe you long for. The key is simmering a whole chicken to create a savory, flavorful broth.

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Ree Drummond's Best Tomato Soup Ever is so good its amazingness is built right into the recipe name. A little cream and butter, fresh basil and a few tablespoons of sugar elevate this classic blend into the most-luxurious and silkiest tomato soup you've ever had.

Parker's Split Pea Soup

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Split pea soup is an old-fashioned classic that's just as easy to make as it is comforting. Ina Garten's Parker's Split Pea Soup is thick, hearty and ultra-satisfying — and it's a budget-friendly win that can be made completely vegetarian.

Ina Garten's WIld Cream of Mushroom Soup for Mystery Guest as seen on Food Network's Barefoot Contessa

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Alice Gao, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

The cream of mushroom soup on the top of your mind might come out of a can, but Ina's luxurious Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup couldn't be further from that. It starts with a rich base of butter, cream and homemade stock, and it's filled with portobello, cremini and shiitake mushrooms, as well as chopped leeks.

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Armando Rafael Moutela, 2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Though it's called Italian Wedding Soup, this classic has nothing to do with weddings. In fact, it gets its namesake from its robust marriage of flavors, which comes from simmering homemade pork-and-beef meatballs in chicken broth with curly endive.

Check out more soup recipes from our friends:
The Lemon Bowl:  Slow Cooker Posole Rojo
Homemade Delish:  Italian Cioppino Soup
Elephants and the Coconut Trees:  Tomato Soup

From My Corner of Saratoga: Pressure Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

In Jennie's Kitchen:  14 Sensational Soups

Big Girls Small Kitchen:  Winter Squash & Chickpea Ribollita

The Mediterranean Dish:  Mediterranean Spicy Spinach Lentil Soup

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