Everyone has a favorite soup in America. Whether it’s the classic, homemade comfort of chicken noodle soup or the hipster’s favorite, a bowl of ramen, we love our soup in this country. In fact, Americans eat more than 10 billion bowls of soup every single year. That’s a lot of soup! So what soups do Americans really love? What are the best selling soups in America?
1. Chicken Noodle Soup
There’s no surprise that chicken noodle soup tops the list of best-selling soups in America. We all grew up with our parents lovingly preparing a big bowl of chicken noodle soup to help us feel better on a bad day. The warm, comforting flavor brings us back to those simpler times and reminds us of home.
2. Tomato Soup
A bowl of tomato soup makes the perfect meal. Whether served warm with a crunchy grilled cheese during the winter or cold as a spicy gazpacho in the summer, there’s no surprise this garden fresh soup is America’s second favorite. Tomato soup is incredibly versatile and has an unmatched flavor everyone loves.
3. Clam Chowder
Clam chowder is a New England regional favorite that’s wonderful flavor has become so popular, it is now an American standard. No matter if you prefer a classic cream-based or the newer tomato-based clam chowders, topped with a handful of oyster crackers, this creamy soup is the perfect food to warm you up on a cold, rainy day no matter where you live.
4. Potato Soup
Potato soups are also incredibly versatile, so there’s no wondering why Americans love it. Potato and ham, potato and leek, and potato and beef stew are just some of our favorite go-to soups in America. No matter what savory flavor you crave, there’s a potato soup that’s a perfect match for your tastes.
Hailing from Rome, Italy, Americans were quick to take on minestrone soup as one of their favorites. The flavorful mix of vegetables and beans in a tomato broth is incredibly filling and tastes fantastic. Minestrone is also a great healthy choice because it’s incredibly flexible and can be made no matter produce is in season.
We’re not surprised that these five soups are America’s favorites, since we love them all too. Did your favorite soup make the best-seller list? Let us know, we’d love to hear from you!