Beyond Croutons: 5 Fabulous Soup Toppers

Many people don't eat a baked potato without a pat of butter or a sprinkle of good cheese. Others wouldn't touch a salad without any salad dressing. In my house, we're pretty adamant that soup should have a little something on top, too. It can be as simple as a dollop of sour cream or a sprinkling of parsley. It can be as traditional as baked croutons. Or it can be a little more interesting and inspired.

Since this is Soup Week on the Kitchn, it seemed appropriate to dive right in with what excites us when it comes to what to put on top of your soup. Because so often that really rounds out the dish, no? While we love dollops of pesto and sauces, we focused on ideas with a little substance, character and crunch.

Try One:
Ripe Olive and Goat Cheese Toasts - Epicurious
Potato Croutons - 101 Cookbooks
Lentil Crisps - Food and Wine
Parmesan Pita Crisps - Good Housekeeping
Homemade Cheez-Its - Ready Made Magazine

Related: Soup Topper Recipe: Zesty Croutons

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