54 Satisfying Soup Recipes for Cold Weather

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.

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

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

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