This brothy soup features tender pieces of lamb cooked with potatoes, carrots, and turnips. Fresh parsley and lemon juice brighten it up and remind you that Spring is on its way!
It’s time for another edition of Progressive Eats, a virtual dinner party where we share recipes following a themed menu. This month I’m hosting, which meant I got to pick the theme! Of course, I picked my absolute favorite thing to eat: soup!
I’m so excited for this menu. In addition to a bunch of soups that look amazing, we’re having salad, rolls (what good is a bowl of soup without some freshly baked bread?) and even some dessert soup shooters. This is definitely a dinner party I’d be happy to attend in person.
This Irish lamb soup with barley and turnips is inspired by the Irish lamb stew in this month’s issue of Food+Wine magazine. I saw it this past weekend and immediately had to change my dinner plans to make room for this soup since it sounded so good!
I made my soup more brothy than the original stew and added some barley to make it a more filling meal. I also stirred in some fresh lemon juice at the end to add some brightness. If you have them, this soup would be delicious with a few parsnips added in with the carrots. I planned to add them to my pot, but forgot that I had used them all up last week when I made roast sausage with apples and parsnips.
This soup keeps well and the flavor actually improves after a nigh in the refrigerator. I made it over the weekend and reheated it for a simple weeknight meal.
Lamb and Barley Soup from Healthy Delicious
Sausage, Pepper and Bean Soup from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Creole Black Eyed Pea Soup from Never Enough Thyme
Old Fashioned Chicken Soup with Dumplings from Creative Culinary
Watercress and Buttermilk Vichysoisse from The Wimpy Vegetarian
Pressure Cooker Chorizo Chicken and Kale Soup from Pressure Cooking Today
Rhode Island Clam Chowder from girlichef
Quinoa Beet Kale Apple Walnut Goat Cheese Salad from Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Gado Gado – Indonesian Vegetable Salad from Spice Roots
Buttermilk Herb Rolls from Stetted
Gluten-Free Corn Muffins with Jalapeno and Cheese from The Heritage Cook
Berry Soup Dessert Shooters from Miss in the Kitchen
Welcome to Progressive Eats, our virtual version of a Progressive Dinner Party. This month’s theme is Soup’s On! and is hosted by Lauren Keating who blogs at Healthy. Delicious. Need some warming up? We can help!
If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, a progressive dinner involves going from house to house, enjoying a different course at each location. With Progressive Eats, a theme is chosen each month, members share recipes suitable for a delicious meal or party, and you can hop from blog to blog to check them out.
We have a core group of 12 bloggers, but we will always need substitutes and if there is enough interest would consider additional groups. To see our upcoming themes and how you can participate, please check out the schedule at Creative Culinary or contact Barb for more information.