54 Best Soup Recipes

Whether it has five or 15 ingredients, soup is a soothing fix for cool-weather days. Tuck into a bowl of these one-pot wonders and you'll be warming up in no time.

French Onion Soup

"This is the best French onion soup I've ever made. It was thick, rich and the flavor was outstanding. I wouldn't change a thing; why mess with perfection?"

-Kermit in Huntsville

Chicken Tortellini Soup

"This was very tasty. I had all the ingredients on hand, and not a lot of time, so this worked out great for me."

-Lisanne73

Beef Barley Soup

"l loved how quick this was, and I especially loved the calories being so low. This will definitely go into our soup rotation this winter."

-Foodie61

Baked Potato Soup

"Everyone loves this soup and asks me for the recipe — it's so good! I'd recommend leaving the salt out and adding it to taste at the end."

-pix1219

Cheesy Mayan Maize Soup

"For being so easy, this is very good. It's cheesy, with a little sweetness from the creamed corn. This is a good soup for kids."

-*Parsley*

Roasted Tomato Soup

"This was fantastic, so easy and surprisingly substantial. I love that you can make it the same night and it's wonderful."

-Kristina+Enno

Ham & Bean Soup

"This baby is a hit! I was a little skeptical about all the spices, but they complimented the flavors, rather than overwhelm them. The smells in the kitchen were as good as the soup!"

-grampy1939

Best Cream of Broccoli Soup

"I loved this. I liked the use of Velveeta. It melts wonderfully and gives the soup a smooth, creamy taste."

-Trish's Dishes

Egg Drop Soup

"This recipe totally reminded me of home. It was so simple and delicious."

-SharonChen

Chicken Soup & Homemade Noodles

"Loved it. First time making my own noodles and it was easy and yummy!"

-ejo801

Italian Wedding Soup

"This soup is incredibly easy and delicious. My husband had three bowls — I couldn't get him to stop eating!"

-ciao

Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

"This was super-easy, fast and delicious. It smelled so good while it simmered in the slow cooker. Plus, it's an excellent way to use leftover ham."

-GaylaV

Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup

"We loved this. Next time I will double the sweet potato and carrots, but otherwise, it was delicious and so easy."

-Chef #1803488102

Butternut Squash Soup

"This has a delicious blend of flavors. The large variety of vegetables and fruits makes it very healthy. I will definitely make it again."

-Spencer #2

Taco Soup

"This is SO good! I made it for a potluck, and one person actually went to the store to buy Tupperware to take the rest home with her."

-Patience72385

Chicken & Zucchini Soup

"This is very good and healthy. This made for a delicious lunch and is a great way to use more yellow squash and zucchini."

-Charlotte J

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

"This mushroom soup really lets the ingredients shine: It's just the wonderful taste of mushrooms and cream. Perfect!"

-Katanashrp

Chesapeake Bay Rosy Crab Soup

"This is a great, healthy alternative to the cream cheese-heavy crab recipes that abound. Delish."

-Little Chef CP

Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese

"I loved the gooey cheese broiled on top. I stirred it together so there was cheese in every spoonful. Also, be sure to use fresh tarragon."

-*Parsley*

Chinese Hot-and-Sour Soup

"I especially loved the broth in this. Shiitake mushrooms gave the soup a richer and more authentic flavor than buttons."

-The Wallaces

Italian Smoked Sausage Bean Soup

"I was amazed at how flavorful this was, considering the relatively few ingredients. I highly recommend it."

-tom.beitel@gmail.com

Black Bean & Chicken Soup

"This is the best soup I’ve had in a long time. I was worried the cumin would be too much but it’s perfect."

-laclark30black

Jalapeno Sweet Potato Soup

"This has plenty of heat, but not enough to mask the complexity of this beautiful creation. There was plenty to freeze for several more meals."

-L'ecole

Corn & Coriander Soup

"Outstanding! All our guests wanted to take home the recipe. The flavors all combined well, and the texture was wonderful."

-Chef floWer

Albondigas Soup

"We love this soup. One tip: Make sure to use long-grain rice. Short-grain rice will absorb too much of the liquid."

-appleydapply

Tomato & Spinach Tortellini Soup

"This was delicious, and I felt like I was doing something nice for myself eating it. It's very healthy and simple."

-papergoddess

White Bean & Ham Soup

"This is quick to make and tastes delicious. I loved the thick and chunky texture from the mashed beans."

-*Parsley*

New England Clam Chowder

"This was my first attempt at clam chowder, and it was a hit. It had lots of clams and great flavor."

-DDW

Red Lentil Soup

"This is really a great soup. Don't skip (or skimp on) the cilantro, the spices or the lemon juice. They totally make the soup."

-sofia12

Wild Mushroom & Buttermilk Soup

"This is an excellent soup. I used chanterelles and morels, pureed and strained it, and the result was a velvety, very flavorful soup."

-Chef Kate

Pumpkin & Tomato Soup

"This was perfect for cold weather. It was very creamy, filling and had a wonderful deep orange color."

-Chef floWer

Potato Spinach Soup

"We felt this was a nice, comforting way to get your winter veggies in."

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

Max & Erma's Chicken Tortilla Soup

"I have made this four times now, and it is delicious. It tastes just like Max and Erma's, if not better."

-CaraBeara

Spanish Tomato Basil Soup

"This was so satisfying. I didn't puree it, because I like my soup with more texture. Plus, it makes lots of leftovers."

-Teresa in Charleston

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

"This is a great recipe that uses simple ingredients that are electrified with the Hungarian paprika and dill weed. Yum!"

-catherine.mcfarland86

Lemon Asparagus Soup

"This was really good. I freaked out a little when I saw how thick it was, but it turned out fine. This was very yummy and reheats nicely."

-dicentra

Healthy Potato Soup

"I love the 'hidden' veggies in this, and it even tasted creamy with the non-fat evaporated milk. It's very filling."

-CaliforniaJan

Curried Lentil & Spinach Soup

"I think this is one of the best lentil soups that I've ever made. It's very nicely spiced. This is even better when reheated the next day."

-*Parsley*

Light Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Soup

"What a fabulous recipe. I've never had a soup like this before, so this was a wonderful treat. Each bite was full-flavored and delicious."

-DuChick

Fennel Avgolemono Soup

"This soup is excellent. I like that it's simple and doesn't have too many ingredients, so the flavor of the fennel really comes through."

-*Parsley*

Chicken Noodle Soup

"This was so good. There is nothing better than a bowl of homemade noodle soup on a cold day."

-anniesnomsblog

Jo Mama's Beef Stew

"This was so good. I used beef stock instead of water and added paprika, garlic and parsley to the mix. It was even better the next day."

-Auntie Jan

Intense Black Bean Soup

"This was very good soup. It had a very pleasant aroma while cooking. The flavor was good, with a nice kick of heat."

-Heather'sKitchen

Quick Minestrone Soup

"This minestrone is great to curl up with on a chilly night. I added chile flakes to increase the heat."

-CHILI SPICE

Chicken Queso Soup

"This soup is addictive. The soup is creamy, rich and spicy. I topped mine with crumbled tortilla strips for a delightful crunch."

-LifeIsGood

Vietnamese Beef & Noodle Soup (Pho)

"This is way better than restaurant pho. I am addicted."

-La Nina del pimiento

Split Pea 'n' Ham Soup

"We love the thickness of this soup. We typically use yellow split peas, and it's delicious every time."

-Tracy Jayne

Turkey Barley Soup

"This is a wonderful way to use leftover turkey. It smelled wonderful while it was simmering and really hit the spot after we were out in the cold."

-PetesNina

La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup

"The lemon juice in this is a must. I used a can of crushed tomatoes as well as frozen chopped basil cubes. Delish!"

-PetesNina

Thai Peanut Soup

"This was an awesome blend of flavors and turned out to be a hit. This turned out beautifully."

-ChefTop

Cream Cheese Potato Soup

"This is awesomeness in a bowl. It's pretty easy to make and inexpensive, too. I left the skin on, which gave it more of a distinct potato flavor."

-ChubbyJedi

Chicken & Noodle Miso Soup

"I love miso, and this soup is wonderful and so easy to make. I was delighted with the results. The heat was perfect."

-Leggy Peggy

Stacy's Vegetable Beef Soup

"This is the most delicious soup I've ever had. The red wine makes all the difference."

-Marcia Adams

Garden Tomato Vegetable Soup

"This is my own interpretation of Panera's vegetable soup. It's easy to make, and turned out better than their version."

-s. anne