It’s winter, and that means it’s the perfect time to get your soup on!
Today, Travelversed has put together a list of our 10 favorite winter comfort soups from around the world, just for you. Let your taste buds transport you as you delve into new flavors from destinations such as Italy and Belgium. You will feel as though you are in another country when you taste dishes like carbonade flamande and avgolemono.
Without further ado, join us in a flavorful tour of the world in soups!
Portuguese Bean Soup – Portugal
The first stop on our trip is the beautiful country of Portugal. This bean soup has been an important part of Portuguese cuisine for centuries as historians have found variations of this recipe in cookbooks from the Middle Ages as well as in ancient texts. A bite of this soup is like taking a bite of history.
For those of you looking to incorporate more vegetarian proteins into your diet but aren’t completely ready to give up meat for good, this is a great dish. You will love the bacon and hearty beans in this international take on traditional bean soup. In addition, garlic, potatoes, Portuguese sausage, and tomatoes round out the dish.
Fun Fact: This soup served with rice is popular in Hawaii, a place sometimes referred to as the Portuguese’s “new homeland.”