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Soul-Warming Winter Soups

As temperatures take a delightful dip and winter’s chill settles in, there’s an undeniable craving for soul-warming soups to ward off the cold. Explore our favorite hearty creations like Louisiana-inspired Shrimp and White Bean Soup or comforting White Bean Soup with Tasso, Winter Squash, and Chard. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, these recipes, featuring top-quality beans, will transport you to a world of rich, velvety broths and comforting aromas. Embrace the spirit of the season with these beloved regional delights, perfect for savoring the magic of winter from the warmth of your kitchen.

Shrimp and White Bean Soup

Shrimp and White Bean Soup

The combination of shrimp, beans, and bold Louisiana flavors makes this creamy, hearty soup a favorite of Camellia’s CEO Vince Hayward. Stock up on Cannellini Beans, and whip up a bowl of this beloved regional dish using our top-quality cannellini beans. It’s a warming, satisfying meal with deep roots in Louisiana culinary traditions.

White Bean Soup with Tasso, Winter Squash, and Chard

White Bean Soup with Tasso, Winter Squash, and Chard

Whip up a comforting one-pot white bean soup with smoky tasso ham, earthy winter squash, and fresh Swiss chard. Both seasoned cooks and kitchen novices will appreciate how easy it is to make this soup packed with big, soul-warming flavor.

Creamy Bean and Collard Greens Soup

Creamy Bean and Collard Greens Soup

This comforting Southern-style soup featuring creamy beans and collard greens is perfect for a cold day. Be sure to have fresh French bread to dip into the rich, velvety broth. The rich and smooth soup will make even the chilliest day feel cozy.

Ham Hock and White Bean Stew

Ham hock and white bean soup

White beans and ham hocks create a perfect flavor combination in this warm, nourishing stew. The unique smokiness of the ham infuses the beans with a rich, savory taste. With its melded flavors, this hearty dish is the ultimate cold-weather meal.

Appalachian Soup Beans

Appalachian soup beans

Slow-cooked to perfection with a captivating ensemble of spices, this soul-warming dish, crowned with crisped bacon, invites you to savor the rich Appalachian flavors. Pair it with chowchow and cornbread to taste mountain kitchen traditions and shared table moments.