5 Soups from Around the World

Ladle up one of these five simple, hearty suppers on chilly fall and winter nights.

  • Posole
    Oxmoor House


    This traditional Mexican soup combines hominy, pork, and spices like cumin, chile powder, and coriander. You'll love the aroma of cumin, oregano, and gently braised pork that will fill your home as the stew cooks.
  • Tuscan White Bean Soup with Prosciutto
    Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Tuscan White Bean Soup with Prosciutto

    Chopped, salty prosciutto and canned cannellini beans are the main stars of this quick and easy recipe. Dish up this soup alongside crusty Italian bread and a green salad for a satisfying meal.
  • Sopa de Ajo Castellana (Castilian Garlic Soup)
    Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Sopa de Ajo Castellana (Castilian Garlic Soup)

    This classic soup hails from the Castilian region of Spain and features serrano ham, smoked paprika, and lots of garlic. For more flavor and protein, break an egg into each bowl, top with the garlic-and-ham broth, and bake in the oven until the eggs are set. Top with homemade paprika croutons.
  • Peanut and Squash Soup
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Peanut and Squash Soup

    Sweet–and a little spicy–this soup hails from Senegal and draws on traditional African flavors, including butternut squash, peanuts, cumin, coriander, and red pepper. Serve with collard greens or Swiss chard.
  • Hot-and-Sour Soup
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

    Hot-and-Sour Soup

    This favorite Chinese soup is a cinch to make at home. If you don't care for shrimp, substitute chicken or pork instead.
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