With the return of the Arctic temperatures I have more soup ideas for you. Today they are basic simple and quick.
Parsnip: Sauté chopped parsnips and onion in butter, then add chicken stock and simmer until vegetables are soft. Blend until smooth, with milk and seasoning.
Carrot: Substitute carrots for the parsnips in the above recipe.
Pea & Ham: Sauté chopped onion and ham. Add frozen peas and chicken stock and simmer. Blend until smooth and season to taste.
French Onion: Sauté sliced onions. Add beef stock, left over white wine, tomato puree and thyme. Simmer until the onions are tender. Serve with croutons and grated cheese