69 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.

Mediterranean Kale & White Bean Soup With Sausage

"A hearty, flavorful and comforting anytime soup, with everything you want in one bowl!"

-Amanda Gryphon

Lazy, Creamy Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

"Just as stated, it really is the perfect lazy soup. You just put everything in the slow cooker and let it go. Great for this cold weather."

-Jonathan Melendez

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."


Bonus: Easy Bisquick Dumplings

"It doesn't get any easier than this. The dumplings were soft and tender. I added them to canned soup to spruce it up."

-Jonathan Melendez

Chicken Tortilla Soup II

"This was very easy and super good! My husband who hates soup said he would like to have it on a regular basis."


15 Bean Soup

"I am a big fan of this soup. It is very versatile in the respect that you can use a variety of meats or choose to use none whatsoever. I have made this using ham, smoked sausage, Italian bulk sausage or even bacon."


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."


Beef Noodle Soup

"I thought this would be a nice 'warm the belly' dinner on a cold rainy night, and I was right!"

-mums the word

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

Hearty Portuguese Kale Soup

"Wonderful combination of fresh kale, chorizo sausage, beans and comforting chicken broth. This recipe changed my outlook on kale!"

-Andi Longmeadow Farm

Spicy Taco Bean Soup

"Thick, delicious and healthy! I don't think anyone would miss the meat in this soup. The refried beans really give this a thick-bodied texture."



“I created this recipe on a day I needed to use up some leftover fresh green beans and zucchini. Even our pickiest eaters ate it and asked for more! It’s practically endless in its flexibility. You can make a lot of changes to this recipe according to what you have on hand.”


Vegetarian French Onion Soup

“This recipe is vegetarian, but the flavors are just as bold as the original. This recipe can also be made vegan by substituting the cheese!”


Split Pea & Ham Soup

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

-Tracy Jayne

Walter's Potato, Bacon & Corn Chowder

"This was a nice simple chowder recipe. Comforting and easy to make."


Butternut Squash Bisque

"This was an excellent bisque and very easy to put together. Only problem was that I didn't make enough for seconds. The hint of nutmeg made the difference—don't forget it."

-Lee Calhoun

Tomato Soup

"I had this recipe pulled together in 10 minutes. We don't eat fresh tomatoes this time of year because they are quite awful, so I used a can of organic 'fire roasted' tomatoes instead. Mmm! My husband and I both had seconds!"


Broccoli Cheese Soup

"This is a very nice broccoli cheese soup that isn't complicated to prepare."

-Petite Mommy

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."


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."


Quick Creamy Broccoli Soup

"This is a fantastic low-fat soup recipe that tastes very creamy. It is also fast and easy—a really great healthy soup for the broccoli lover!"


Ham & Bean Soup

"This baby is a hit! The smells in the kitchen were as good as the soup!"


Egg Drop Soup

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


Chicken Soup & Homemade Noodles

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


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."


Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup

"We loved this. 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."


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!"


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

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."


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."


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."


White Bean & Ham Soup

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


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."


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

Potato Spinach Soup

"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."


Spanish Tomato Basil Soup

"This was so satisfying. Plus, it makes lots of leftovers."

-Teresa in Charleston

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."


Chicken Noodle Soup

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


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."


Vietnamese Beef & Noodle Soup (Pho)

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

-La Nina del pimiento

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."


La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup

"Best tomato soup recipe I have tried so far."


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."


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

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

Stacy's Vegetable Beef Soup

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

-Marcia Adams

Thai Peanut Soup

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


Chicken Queso Soup

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


Quick Minestrone Soup

"This minestrone is great to curl up with on a chilly night."


Jo Mama's Beef Stew

"This was so good. It was even better the next day."

-Auntie Jan

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."


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."


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."


Lemon Asparagus Soup

"This was really good. This was very yummy and reheats nicely."


Hungarian Mushroom Soup

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


Pumpkin & Tomato Soup

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

-Chef floWer

Albondigas Soup

"Very good - served to a crowd, varying ages and it went over great!"


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

Italian Smoked Sausage Bean Soup

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


Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese

"I loved the gooey cheese broiled on top. I stirred it together so there was cheese in every spoonful."


Chesapeake Bay Rosy Crab Soup

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

-Little Chef CP

Italian Wedding Soup

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


Baked Potato Soup

"Everyone loves this soup and asks me for the recipe — it's so good!"


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."