In case you’re not in the mood to whip up another four-course holiday feast (yet…Christmas is around the corner), let’s make tonight a one-pot meal with these hearty soup recipes. Pump up the protein with smoked beef, sausage, bacon, meatballs and lentils and put some meat on your bones for the long winter ahead. Make a double-batch and freeze half. Your future self will thank you.

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