Tomato Soup
Tomato soup garnished with croutons, grated cheese and fresh parsley. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.



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February 2009

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Soup Recipes

Page 3: More Great Garnishes, Soups O ~ W


This is Page 3 of three pages of garnish suggestions for more than 20 popular soups. Click on the black links below to visit other pages. Discover more food garnishes in our article, “Garnish Glamour.”

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Onion Soup

  • Bake French-style with French bread and Gruyère cheese
  • Top with Gruyere croutons for a “quick” preparation (see a Gruyère crouton in the photo at the top of Page 2)

Pea Soup

  • Garnish with lemon zest and/or shredded mint
  • Add color with a julienne of pimentos (roasted red peppers)
  • Top with diced or julienned ham and fresh parsley
  • Float a large, toasted cheese crouton

Potato Soup

  • Garnish with sour cream, crumbled bacon, Cheddar cheese or croutons

Stew-Like Soups (Beef Stew, Chicken Stew)

  • Serve over broad egg noodles, mashed potatoes or grilled or pan-fried stale bread
  • Serve with biscuits and butter (try a specialty butter like Meyenberg goat butter or Vermont Butter & Cheese Company’s salt butter or sea salt butter)
  • Serve in a hollowed out boule; top with sliced scallions and diced tomatoes
  • Bake into a crust to make a pot pie

Tomato Soup

Vegetable Soup

  • Top with shredded carrots and finely sliced scallions
  • Add julienne of beets to serve hot or cold as borscht, with a dollop of sour cream
  • If vegetarian vegetable soup, top with a mound of cubed or shredded chicken
  • Add fresh herbs: thyme or oregano

White Bean Soup

  • Serve with crusty garlic bread or toasts
  • Add droplets of extra virgin olive oil and shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Add fresh herbs: thyme or oregano


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