Another thing that is great about soups is that it fits the vegetarian diet regimen quite well. It is easy also easy prepare. A few minutes before the kitchen stove, and there’s something enough for the whole family. And no worries about excess to throw away, it can always be refrigerated. If you are a person with the usual responsibilities connected with work or taking care of the family, soups can do a lot to lighten the load.
Naturally there should be a creative plan. The family may have a favorite recipe but it will soon cease to be when served over and over again. It may put the future the vegetarian diet in jeopardy. Be creative by adding a few more base stocks. Onion, garlic and other vegetables like cabbage, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, etc.., as foundation stocks can provide a variety of soup tastes that will have the family clamoring for more. It will be not hurt to experiment a bit and soliciting some ideas from family members and fellow vegetarians is an excellent strategy to maintain interest in the concept of soup as the core of a vegetarian meal plan.
Being creative means knowing the qualities of soup spices. However fresh and excellent the ingredients are, a soup can taste pretty indifferent but it can be made alive with the right choice of spices. Each ingredient reacts differently with spices. It is possible to alter the nature of the soup by adding a few more ingredients. A potato soup is easily transformed into a vegetarian chili by adding chili power and cumin. Learning the best combinations of ingredients and spices is essential when one likes to serve soups that the family or friends will never grow tired of. Experimentation is allowed and even encouraged. It will be interesting to find out what rosemary, thyme, lemon extract and parsley can do to a soup. While experimenting, it will be fine to do a bit of research to avoid waste. Culinary friends, a book can be a rich source of creative soup making tips.