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Soup and Stew Recipes

French soup and stew recipes. Soup is the traditional first course in formal French meals and a light entrée for casual fare. Learn how to make authentic recipes passed down from years of traditional French cuisine.

Aigo Boulido Recipe
This aigo boulido recipe, also known as boiled water, features garlic, herbs, and water. Garlic and herb soup with eggs.

Baeckeoffe Recipe
This Baeckeoffe recipe from Alsace is a hearty lamb and potato stew. Baeckeoffe, a French main course from Alsace.

Beef Burgundy Recipe – Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe
This traditional beef Burgundy recipe features red wine, Cognac, vegetables, herbs, and a pearl onion and mushroom garnish. Boeuf Bourguignon recipe.

Beef Consommé Recipe
Consommé is much heartier than a basic beef broth. This beef consommé recipe calls for ground beef, eggs and eggshells. It’s a bit unorthodox to those unfamiliar with French cuisine, but well worth the effort. French soup with beef.

Bouillabaisse Recipe
This bouillabaisse recipe features Mediterranean seafood, onions, garlic, saffron, potatoes, and tomatoes. Marseille bouillabaisse recipe.

Brive Style Braised Rabbit Recipe
This Brive style braised rabbit recipe features rabbit, tomatoes, mushrooms, and shallots. Brive style rabbit stew recipe.

Butternut Squash Bisque Recipe
This butternut squash bisque recipe features butternut squash, onions, celery, herbs, and heavy cream. Butternut squash bisque with herbs.

Butternut Squash Chestnut Soup Recipe
This butternut squash chestnut soup recipe features butternut squash, onions, celery, herbs, and heavy cream. Butternut squash chestnut bisque recipe.

Cabbage Soup Recipe
This cabbage soup recipe features bacon, onions, carrots, turnips, leeks, thyme, and Gruyere cheese. Cabbage vegetable soup recipe.

Carrot Soup Recipe
This carrot soup recipe features fresh carrots, vegetable broth, and basil chiffonade. French carrot soup with basil.

Celeriac Parsnip Soup Recipe
This celeriac parsnip soup recipe features roasted celeriac and parsnips. Roasted celeriac parsnip soup recipe.

Chestnut Soup with Crème Fraiche Recipe
This refined recipe for chestnut soup with crème fraiche is a perfect choice for a dinner party. Cream of chestnut soup.

Chicken Sausage Gumbo Recipe
This chicken sausage gumbo recipe, served with hot rice, is a delicious, hearty meal in itself. Gumbo with chicken and sausage.

Chilled Beet Soup Recipe
This chilled beet soup recipe features roasted beets, yogurt, crème fraiche, and dill. French beet soup recipe.

Comte and Wild Rice Soup Recipe
This Comte and wild rice soup recipe features onions, carrots, celery, thyme, wild rice, bacon, and cream. Cream of wild rice soup recipe.

Coq au Vin Recipe
Try this coq au vin recipe for a hearty dinner. Chicken stewed in wine.

Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe
This cream of asparagus soup recipe features asparagus, onions, chicken broth, and creme fraiche. Asparagus soup recipe.

Cream of Belgian Endive Soup Recipe
This cream of Belgian endive soup makes a quick and nutritious meal. Soup with Belgian endive.

Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe
This cream of broccoli soup recipe features fresh broccoli, onions, chicken stock and cream. Cream of broccoli. Pureed broccoli soup.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
Earthy mushrooms and creamy broth pair nicely to make this French cream of mushroom soup recipe. Try a glass of Pinot Noir from Burgundy with this course. French cream of mushroom soup.

Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup Recipe
This cream of roasted tomato soup recipe features roasted tomatoes, onions, red wine, and creme fraiche. Roasted tomato soup recipe.

Cream of Watercress Soup Recipe
This cream of watercress soup recipe from France is a lovely, delicate addition to an elegant luncheon or dinner party. French watercress soup.

Daube de Boeuf Provencal Recipe
This daube de boeuf Provencal recipe features beef, vegetables, herbs, orange zest, olives, and wine. Provencal beef stew.

Easy Beef Burgundy Recipe
This beef Burgundy recipe features mirepoix, beef, red wine, and herbs. Easy beef Burgundy. Easy beef Bourguignon.

Fall Soup Recipes
These fall soup recipes feature fresh, seasonal ingredients. Autumn soups.

Farmhouse Soup Recipe
This farmhouse soup recipe features bacon, shallots, carrots, cabbage, potatoes, leeks, herbs, and Gruyere cheese. Farmhouse vegetable soup recipe.

Fennel and Melon Soup Recipe
This fennel and melon soup recipe features fresh fennel and cantaloupe blended with Pernod and crème fraiche. Chilled fennel melon soup recipe.

Flemish Beef Stew Recipe
This hearty Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish. Carbonnades Flamandes.

French Lentil Soup Recipe
This French lentil soup recipe features mirepoix, vegetable or chicken stock, lentils, and tomatoes. Vegan French lentil soup.

Garlic Soup Recipe
This French garlic soup recipe is a simply prepared yet abundantly flavorful concoction. The warmth of the garlic broth is supplemented by thick slices of toasted baguette. French soup with garlic.

Gascon Vegetable Soup Recipe
This Gascon vegetable soup recipe features herbs, cabbage, potatoes, leeks, and white beans. Garbure Gasconne.

Gratineed Onion Soup Recipe
This gratineed onion soup features caramelized onions, seasoned beef stock, homemade garlic croutons, and melted Gruyere cheese. French onion soup.

Herbed Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe - Asparagus Soup Recipe
Herbed Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe - Asparagus Soup Recipe

Herbed White Bean Soup Recipe
This herbed white bean soup recipe features white beans, garlic, sage, parsley, rosemary, basil, and potatoes. White bean soup with Provencal herbs.

Lamb and Artichoke Stew Recipe
This lamb and artichoke stew recipe features lamb shoulder, onions, carrots, herbs, and artichokes. Lamb stew with artichokes.

Lobster Bisque Recipe
Bisque recipes are traditionally thickened with cream. This elegant, smooth French lobster bisque recipe is a sophisticated starter or a meal in itself. French soup with lobster.

Matelote Recipe
This matelote recipe features freshwater fish, pearl onions, mushrooms, and red wine. Fish and red wine stew recipe. Fisherman's coq au vin.

Oyster Soup Recipe
Small, tender oysters are the focus of this flavorful French oyster soup recipe. Creamy and not overpowering, it is sure to be loved by all oyster enthusiasts. French soup with oysters.

Oyster Stew Recipe
This oyster stew recipe features fresh oysters, milk, onion, celery, and herbs. French oyster stew.

Pea Soup Recipe
This pea soup recipe features shallots, peas, and light cream. French pea soup recipe.

Potato Leek Soup Recipe
This potato leek soup features leeks, herbs, potatoes, and a touch of cream. Potato-leek soup recipe.

Provencal Tomato Rice Soup Recipe
Provencal herbs enhance a tangy tomato-vegetable broth in this classic Provencal tomato rice soup recipe. Served with crusty baguettes on the side, its fresh taste begs to be served au frais. Provencal soup with tomato and rice.

Pumpkin Black Bean Soup Recipe
For an easy lunch, try this pumpkin black bean soup recipe from Martinique. French soup with black beans and pumpkin.

Pumpkin Gouda Soup Recipe
This pumpkin Gouda soup recipe features bacon, shallots, pumpkin, thyme, and Gouda cheese. Pumpkin cheese soup recipe.

Pumpkin Soup Recipe
This easy, pureed pumpkin soup recipe is a healthy first course. French pumpkin soup recipe.

Pumpkin Turnip Soup Recipe
Vegetable puree soups are popular in France and make a lovely first course when coupled with bread and white wine. Sweet pumpkin puree and mild turnips combine in this unique pumpkin turnip soup recipe. French vegetable soup with pumpkin and turnip.

Rabbit Stew Recipe
This rabbit stew recipe features rabbit, wine, mushrooms, shallots, and herbs. Hunter's rabbit stew recipe.

Roasted Carrot Soup Recipe
This roasted carrot soup recipe features roasted carrots, vegetable broth, and basil chiffonade. French roasted carrot soup with basil.

Roasted Cauliflower Soup Recipe
This roasted cauliflower soup recipe is a classic French dish. French soup with roasted cauliflower.

Soup au Pistou Recipe
This soup au pistou recipe features vegetables, herbs, pasta, and pesto. Soupe au pistou. Provencal vegetable soup with basil.

Spring Pea Soup Recipe
This spring pea soup recipe features shallots, herbs, peas, light cream, and frizzled ham. Herbed pea soup recipe.

Spring Soup Recipes
These spring soup recipes feature seasonal ingredients such as asparagus, leeks, endive, and peas. Warm weather soups.

Strawberry Orange Soup Recipe
Delightfully sweet strawberries and tart orange juice pair up to make this mouth-watering chilled strawberry orange soup recipe. French dessert soup with strawberry and orange.

Vanilla-Scented Melon Soup Recipe
Puree a batch of colorful, vanilla-scented melon soup reminiscent of Martinique for an easy, tropical accompaniment to fish or chicken. French soup with melon.

Venison Burgundy Recipe
This traditional venison Burgundy recipe features red wine, Cognac, vegetables, herbs, and a pearl onion and mushroom garnish. Venison and red wine stew recipe.

White Bean and Sage Soup Recipe
This herbed white bean soup recipe features white beans, garlic, sage, and potatoes. White bean soup with sage.

White Fish Soup Recipe
This white fish soup recipe features onions, carrots, garlic, white fish, and potatoes. Pureed whitefish soup recipe.

Wild Rice Soup Recipe
This wild rice soup recipe features onions, carrots, celery, thyme, wild rice, bacon, and cream. Cream of wild rice soup recipe.

Winter Vegetable Ragout Recipe
This winter vegetable ragout recipe features carrots, butternut squash, red onions, cabbage, turnips, wine, and herbs. Winter vegetable stew recipe.

Fava Bean Soup Recipe
This fava bean soup recipe features fava beans, tomatoes, herbs, garlic, and onions. Fava bean vegetable soup recipe.

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