Giada De Laurentiis Has The Risotto Alternative To Tomato Soup You Need To Try

When it's cold outside, it's time to get out your big pots and make some enormous batches of soup. For soup lovers who adore the classics, this 20-minute chicken noodle soup recipe comes together easily for a weeknight dinner. Want to try something new? These are some of the most delicious soup recipes from around the world, including laksa and Ajacio Colombiano, a Columbian cream soup with chicken and potatoes.

If you're looking to feed a crowd, tomato soup is sure to please adults and kids alike, and of course, you can also pair tomato soup with grilled cheese. Love this combo? Giada De Laurentiis recently shared a soup that combines the goodness of tomatoes and cheese into one bite.

The Food Network star posted an Instagram video of herself cooking up a creamy tomato soup risotto. With the addition of risotto, this dish is a more filling alternative to tomato soup, and the soup includes jarred cherry tomatoes, chicken broth, mascarpone and parmesan, and a sprinkle of chives on top. She calls it, "all the comfort of a tomato soup but in the form of a creamy cheese risotto."

Fans love Giada De Laurentiis' Tomato Soup Risotto

Did watching Giada De Laurentiis' Instagram video make you crave hot soup? You're not the only person thinking about their next meal. One person commented, "Now I'm hungry." Fans who have already tried this soup had high praise: A commenter said, "Made this risotto soup last week! So delicious!! Big hit! Thank you!"

There are so many ways to make tweaks to tomato soup, and people are making their own suggestions on what they would do differently with the "Everyday Italian" star's recipe. These are minor changes that use what people have on hand. For example, one person wrote, "I would sprinkle with my home garden dried oregano & thyme." In response to someone asking if the canned tomatoes could be substituted for fresh ones, someone else said, "I've made it with the last of the fresh cherry tomatoes from the garden, it's just as amazing!!"

Anyone who wants to make this recipe can find it on Giadzy, De Laurentiis' website. Want more soup recipes from the culinary celebrity? Her Italian wedding soup is nearly as easy as opening a can since you can put everything into a slow cooker. Plus, De Laurentiis' white beans and greens soup is simple and packs a lot of veggies in each bite. As an added bonus, you can use whatever greens you have in the fridge, so it's a great way to make sure no produce goes to waste.