10 Hearty Soups and the Soup Bowls to Fit Them

Written by: Grandma Recipe Box Team

It's getting cold and time for hearty meals that warm the toes. We at Grandma's recipe Box are putting up some ideas that we have in our archives and ones we've found in our travels in hopes that it might light a fire in your kitchen.


Bread Bowls

I love bread bowls, but sometimes the ones at the store are too dry or I just want something to change it up.  Here are some of our favorite bread bowl recipes that we hope you'll want to try at home.


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This delicious sourdough bread bowl is WONDERFUL with chowders and creamy soups. We found this at Back to Our Roots. You may need a sourdough starter too. Never fear though, Cerey has a great tutorial on how to do that too. Check out her site for a lot of wonderful recipes and ideas:


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 This  wonderful recipe is from Amanda over at Domestically Creative.  Its an easy to make bowl that can be mad in the bread machine and eaten with any soup you desire. the nutty taste fo the whole wheat bread does wonders for chowders and creamy soups. 

Head on over to Amandas website and print this recipe now!

 Bread Bowl  Need a no frills bread bowl for dinner, then this is it! It can be made in the bread machine and with a little patience, you can wow your family for dinner!


Soups, Chowders and Stews!

And here are the soups to go with your bowls!


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 Crab Clam Chowder

This one is always a favorite at my house.  When we have friends over we want to impress, this is one of the recipes we turn to!

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 Baked Potato Soup

This is a copycat recipe imitating Panera's Baked potato soup.  I have to say, this is an amazing soup.

Print it out and try it tonight. Oh, by the way, its is even better with sourdough bread bowl.

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 Chicken Noodle Soup

This is a great recipe, but you know what makes it even better? taking to time to make fresh noodles. Whenever we make it at my house, this never lasts longer than a day.

 New England Clam Chowder
New England Clam Chowder

I love this recipe. My mom brought it home from the Hospital Auxiliary and it quickly became a staple.  Just  don't skimp on the ingredients. Believe me, the cost is worth it.

 Smokey Pea Pottage
 Smoky Pea Pottage

This soup is an easy one to make and a great one to make into a family favorite!

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 Asparagus Pea Soup

This copycat recipe hails from Au Bon Pain restaurants asparagus pea soup. If you aren't a big fan of pea soup, this recipe might just change your mind! 

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 Creamy Tomato and Garlic Soup


Tomato soup is great comfort food especially after a long day outside in the cold. This recipe is one that your family will thank you for

 Harvest Pumpkin Soup
Harvest Pumkin Soup
Inspired by Au Bon Pan Restaurant's pumpkin soup, this autumn/winter favorite is one you Have to try. The taste is amazing and your tummy will thank you!
 Manhattan Style Clam Chowder
 Manhattan Style Clam Chowder

This was a favorite when I was growing up. It is also not that hard to make and well worth the effort on a cols winter day!

 Curried Lentil soup
Curried Lentil Soup

I love lentil soup, but this one is amazing. inspired by Au Bon Pain restaurant, you can make it at home! Give it a shot today!