When it’s cold and wintery outside, reach for one of these delicious soup recipes to help you feel warm and cozy. From brothy tomato soups to creamy curries, these dishes are comforting and nutritious. Plus, they’re packed with seasonal, anti-inflammatory vegetables like broccoli, leeks, and sweet potatoes to help fight the damaging symptoms of chronic inflammation like digestive issues, mental fog and pain of muscle. Recipes like our Slow-Cooker Cabbage Roll Soup and Chicken & Dumplings Soup are so nutritious and delicious they just might make it into your permanent soup rotation.
Spicy Potato and Kale Soup
Spicy sausage in this case, chorizo pairs well with rich vegetables. If you like, substitute collard or mustard greens for the kale. If you can’t get chorizo, hot Italian sausage will work just as well in this soup.
Slow-Cooker Cabbage Roll Soup
This slow-cooker cabbage roll soup has all the essential flavors of a classic cabbage roll and simmers to create a bold, warming flavor. This flavorful soup has a little sweetness and heat from the hotsauce. The tomatoes and caraway seeds help create depth but don’t overpower the rest of the flavors. The brown rice garnish rounds out the dish.
Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Curry Soup
In this healthy cauliflower soup recipe, roasting the cauliflower first adds depth and prevents the florets from turning to mush. A little tomato sauce and coconut milk give the soup a rich, silky texture. Serve with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt, if desired.
Chicken & Dumplings Soup
This hearty and warming chicken-and-dumplings soup features whole-wheat biscuits that offer a boost of fiber while maintaining a light texture. Thyme and parsley add freshness to the traditional flavors of this crowd-pleasing soup.
This easy carrot soup recipe is a great way to use up a bag of carrots forgotten in your produce drawer. Carrots are cooked with aromatics like onions, garlic, and fresh herbs before being pureed into a silky smooth soup that’s delicious for dinner or packed for lunch.
Stuffed Cabbage Soup
Like stuffed cabbage? You’ll love this easy cabbage soup. It has all the classic flavors of stuffed cabbage without all the fuss of stuffing.
Creamy Turnip Soup
In this healthy turnip soup recipe, humble turnips are turned into a velvety soup made creamy with just 1 tablespoon of butter. Serve it as a starter or side soup. The mini salad on top is optional, but we like a little texture from the greens and a pop of flavor from the vinaigrette.
Coconut Curry Squash Soup with Spiced Seeds
In this curried butternut squash soup, we leave the soft chunks of squash whole to give the soup texture. If you are starting with a whole pumpkin, you can toast its seeds instead of pepitas.
Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup
This creamy chicken and mushroom soup is easy to make. Mixed greens and thyme add richness, while bone-in chicken flavors the broth. If you’re in a hurry, you can skip the chicken breasts and add rotisserie chicken at the end instead.
Wonton Soup with Shrimp, Mushrooms, and Brussels Sprouts
Wontons for a weeknight dinner? They’re quicker to make than you think–no frozen wontons required! We used wonton wrappers from the grocery store to cut down on prep time. For the filling, we added fall vegetables–Brussels sprouts and umami-rich mushrooms–for a boost of flavor and texture.
Butternut Squash, Tomato, Chard and Chickpea Soup
This vegan soup recipe is full of colorful vegetables. All those vegetables give this soup plenty of fiber, which ups the satisfaction factor while keeping the combination of calories low which can help with weight loss over time and potentially help you lose belly fat. Vibrant turmeric adds a golden hue to the delicious broth, while cumin and ginger give it a bright, fresh finish. And the best part? This healthy soup recipe only takes 20 minutes, start to finish!
Cabbage and Sweet Potato Soup with Sausage and Mustard
This warming cabbage soup is packed with flavor. Bratwurst and mustard add a savory flavor complemented by sweet potato and an apple slaw on top that adds sweetness and crunch. Savoy cabbage adds texture to this perfect cold-weather soup.
Siraegi Guk (Radish-Top Soup)
This simple soup is traditionally made with dried radish greens, but this recipe from chef Dennis Lee of California’s Namu Stonepot restaurants features something new. Some Korean and Asian markets sell young radishes, which are the perfect green for making this dish. Lacinato kale is a good substitute. Round out the meal with steamed rice and kimchi. Read more about the recipe.
Kabocha Squash Soup
This silky kabocha squash soup has a hearty flavor and a slightly spicy kick from the Fresno chile. Apple adds a delicious tang and sweetness to complement the coconut milk. Enjoy this vegan soup as a starter course to a fall meal, or double the serving size and serve with a green salad for a full meal.
Slow-Cooker Mulligatawny Soup
It’s a soup with a long history (references to it in English go back to 1784) that can now be conveniently made in a modern appliance. Although it is technically an English soup, its origins are definitely Indian. (The name loosely means “pepper water” in the Tamil language of Southern India.) The sweetness of the apple and coconut milk balances the garlic, ginger, curry and cayenne.
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