30 curries, soups, stews and more warming bowls that are so right for right now

Hearty meals to pair with rice, bread — or enjoy on their own!

Hearty meals to pair with rice, bread — or enjoy on their own!

(Photography, left: Eric Wolfinger; middle: Dennis The Prescott; right: Tim and Angela Chin)

A cold and blustery day calls for a big beautiful bowl of something warm and hearty. You can turn to this list of curries, soups, stews and more to find the perfect big batch to make for everyone right now, or to reheat and enjoy for yourself all week long. What a delight to come in from the cold, knowing leftovers await! These 30 recipes, which can be paired with your favourite bread, rice, crackers — or had as a full meal all on their own — are pretty perfect for right now.

Red Wine Beef Stew

(Photo: David Bagosy; Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Khorak Bademjoon

(Photography by Betty Binon)

Meatball Soup with White Beans and Greens

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)


(Credit: iStock/Getty Images)

Métis Boulettes

(Credit: David Wolfman and Marlene Finn)

Miso Soup with Root Vegetables

(Credit: Meg Tanaka and Zenta Tanaka)

Khoresh Ghormeh Sabzi

(Photography by Eric Wolfinger)

Cream of Tomato Soup

(Credit: Drake Devonshire)


(Photo: Shayma Owaise Saadat)

Vegan Potato, Leek & Artichoke Chowder

(Photography by Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews)

Turkey Neck Soup

(Photography by Cathryn Sprague)

Butter Chicken

(Photography by Christian Lalonde)

Greek Easter Soup

(Photography by Christos Sourligas)

Kimchi Soup

Creamy Celeriac Soup

Beef Bourguignon

Sweet Potato, Coconut and Ginger Soup

Winter Pappa al Pomodoro

(Photography by Dennis the Prescott)

Beef Barley 'Dragon' Soup

Dal aur Sabzi

(Photo: Shayma Owaise Saadat)

Grapefruit Chicken Stew with Couscous

(Credit: Hungry Gap Productions Ltd.)

Beet-Fennel Soup

(Photography by Ellen Silverman)

Roasted Broccoli Cheddar Soup and Cheese Toasts

Harvest Corn Chowder

(Photography by Tim and Angela Chin)

Paneer Makhani

(Photography by Betty Binon)

Mushroom Soup with Stilton, Apple & Walnut Croûtes

(Credit: David Loftus)

Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Herbs

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Root Vegetable Stew with Rosemary Garlic Baguette

(Photo credit: Dennis The Prescott)

Spring Pea Soup with Dungeness Crab

(Photography by Kevin Clark)

Real Greek Egg-Lemon Soup 

(Credit: Julie Van Rosendaal)

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