These add a subtle earthy flavor. Just a couple of bay leaves can enhance the taste of chicken, beef, or vegetable-based soups.
It's a versatile herb that complements a wide range of soups, especially those with poultry, beans, or root vegetables. Use either fresh thyme sprigs or dried thyme leaves.
This herb has a strong flavor, so a little goes a long way. It pairs well with hearty soups containing beans, potatoes, or roasted vegetables.
It's often used as a garnish but can also be added during cooking for a fresh, herbaceous flavor. Both flat-leaf (Italian) and curly parsley work well.
Known for its warm and slightly nutty flavor, cumin is great in soups with beans, lentils, or in Mexican and Indian-inspired recipes.
There are various types of paprika, ranging from sweet to smoky and hot. It can add depth and color to soups, especially those with a tomato base or in stews.
This herb is commonly used in Mediterranean and Italian cuisines. It works well in tomato-based soups, bean soups, and vegetable soups.
Known for its vibrant color and earthy flavor, turmeric adds a warm, slightly bitter taste. It's perfect for lentil soups, vegetable soups, and broths.