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    The 45 BEST Soup Recipes

    Soup Recipes are in high demand as soon as fall makes its appearance. Come winter and everyone is hunting for that bowl of super cozy soup. Who wouldn’t just like to ladle hot delicious soups to the brim of the bowl and slurp it all away, feeling it comforting the soul.

    With winter just round the corner, we are coming up with loads of soup recipes for you. Here is our collection of the 40 Best Soup Recipes from GypsyPlate and all over the internet. It has all your classic soup recipes like meaty chicken noodle soup, loaded potato soup and beef and barley soup.

    This soup ideas list also has some innovative soup creations that you might not have heard of. How does Albondigas Soup or Jambalaya soup sound to you? Believe us when we say, these soup recipes are absolutely delicious! Go through all these fabulous Soup Dinner Ideas and curl up with heart warming bowl tonight.

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes.

    Then there are all ethnic specials like taco soup, Thai curry noodle soup, pasta e fagioli soup… and so many more.

    Cook your way through all these fabulous soups this winter and let us know which one becomes your favorite.

    1. Jambalaya Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - jambalaya soup

    How about starting this list with this slurp worthy Jambalaya Soup? This hearty soup is boldly flavored with great Creole seasoning and is loaded with meats and veggies. It’s great on the stovetop, or in a slow cooker or instant pot.

    Get the Recipe: Jambalaya Soup

    2. Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

    Give your classic comfort food a new twist, and make this Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup. It has all the flavors you love, but is somehow more fun!

    Perfect for when the temperatures start to dip, the whole family is going to love slurping this tasty soup down.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

    3. Meaty Cabbage Soup

    Meaty Cabbage Soup

    This hearty, meaty cabbage soup is the perfect one pot dinner. It’s loaded with protein and healthy veggies. Cook it in the crock pot, instant pot or on stove top, it’ll turn out great every time.

    Get the Recipe: Meaty Cabbage Soup

    4. Albondigas Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - albondigas.

    Now this is not your regular soup. Every sip is loaded with delicious, bold Mexican flavors. This albondigas soup is a comfort pot of beef and rice meatballs simmered with plenty of veggies like potatoes, carrots and zucchini.

    The broth is a rich tomato base with Mexican staple spices. Try this Mexican soup for some extra punch in your soup bowl.

    Get the Recipe: Albondigas Soup

    5. Italian Wedding Soup

     Italian Wedding Soup

    A great pasta soup, this Italian Wedding Soup has delicious meatballs, veggies and tiny pasta in a delightful broth. So simple, yet so satisfying!

    Get the Recipe: Italian Wedding Soup

    6. Laksa Noodle Soup

    Laksa – the iconic Malaysian spicy coconut noodle soup! An incredibly rich, fragrant, complex flavored broth loaded with all the essential classic Laksa toppings.

    Get the Recipe: Laksa

    7. Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)

    Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)

    Caldo de Pollo, simply Chicken Soup in Spanish, is an ode to Homestyle Cooking. 

    A big pot of Caldo simmering for hours, loaded with tons of veggies and chicken, literally creates magic. 

    You don’t need fancy ingredients, no extravagant spices, and no complex cooking style. Just a regular soup pot and plenty of patience to make the tastiest, delicate chicken broth with plenty of veggies to munch on. 

    Get the Recipe: Caldo de Pollo

    8. Spicy Ramen Soup

    Spicy Ramen Soup

    Ready to ignite your taste buds and warm your soul? Say hello to this extraordinary Spicy Ramen recipe, which is so much more than just a bowl of noodles. 

    Imagine a symphony of flavors – spicy, umami, savory, and just a hint of sweetness – coming together in a harmonious blend that’s sure to make you go “Wow!”

    Get the Recipe: Spicy Ramen

    9. Portuguese Bean Soup

    Portuguese Bean Soup

    Fooled ya! Portuguese Bean Soup isn’t Portuguese at all! Instead, it’s a hearty and comforting soup that originated in Hawaii.

    With a hodgepodge of ingredients like smoked ham hocks, macaroni, kidney beans, an assortment of veggies, and Portuguese sausage (hence the name), this is one flavor packed bowl you don’t want to miss!

    Get the Recipe: Portuguese Bean Soup

    10. Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)

    Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)

    Everyone’s favorite Tomato Soup gets an upgrade with noodles. Tomato Noodle Soup? You got it right. Sopa de Fideo is Mexico’s version of everyone’s beloved tomato soup. 

    With its simple ingredients – thin noodles and a flavorful tomato broth – this dish is the epitome of comfort food. Sopa de Fideo is an easy and quick recipe, perfect for busy weeknights or whenever you need a soothing meal.

    Get the Recipe: Sopa de Fideo

    11. Italian Sausage Soup

    Italian Sausage Soup

    This Italian Sausage Soup demands to be in your meal rotation all through out the year. And who could resist it on any night when those hearty, comfort cravings call for a bowl full of soup brimming with good old Italian flavors…

    Get the Recipe: Italian Sausage Soup

    12. Loaded Cauliflower Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - loaded cauliflower.

    This loaded cauliflower soup is cozy in a bowl. Hearty, creamy soup loaded with cheese, scallions and bacon. You won’t even miss the potatoes when slurping down this low carb treat!

    Get the Recipe: Cauliflower Soup

    13. Zuppa Toscana

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - zuppa toscana.

    This delicious and comforting soup is based on the version made famous by Olive Garden. But I don’t want to call it a copycat… because this home made version is much better!

    Get the Recipe: Zuppa Toscana

    14. Pasta e Fagioli Soup

     Pasta e Fagioli Soup

    This Italian style soup is loaded with hearty ground beef, fresh vegetables, creamy beans, tender pasta and delicious herbs all in a rich and savory broth. This Pasta e Fagioli is a MUST one pot meal for cozy comfort nights.

    Get the Recipe

    15. Easy Clam Chowder

    Easy Clam Chowder

    Make this New England specialty in your kitchen. You will be surprised how easy it is to whip up this classic. So creamy and so full of clams… yum. All you need is some crackers later to dip in and enjoy every single spoonful.

    Get the Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

    16. Wonton Soup

    This quick and easy Chinese soup can be an appetizer or main meal. Any of your favorite wontons or dumplings with delicious Asian flavorings in flavored broth with shitake mushrooms and bok choy… So easy.

    Get the Recipe: Wonton Soup

    17. Chicken Pastina Soup (Chicken and Stars)

    Chicken Pastina Soup

    Our easy Chicken Pastina Soup recipe is just what you need on a chilly fall day. Light, yet satisfying, it’s a fun twist on your basic chicken noodle.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Pastina Soup

    18. Moroccan Lentil Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - Moroccan lentil.

    Give your regular lentils an exotic makeover with this delectable soup. The warm and flavorful combination of Moroccan spices will forever change your idea of a bowl of lentils.

    Get the Recipe: Moroccan Lentil Soup

    19. Hungarian Mushroom Soup

    Hungarian Mushroom Soup

    This Hungarian Mushroom Soup is a warm and cozy bowl, where earthy mushrooms, sweet paprika and fresh dill bathe in a creamy and flavorful broth.

    It’s the ultimate comfort food for chilly nights, or just anytime you want something delicious!

    Get the Recipe: Hungarian Mushroom Soup

    20. Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    Your favorite Panera copycat Broccoli Cheddar soup is so much easier to make it in your kitchen. Ready in 25 minutes, it’s perfect for some meatless nights.

    Get the Recipe: Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    21. Finnish Salmon Soup

    Finnish Salmon Soup

    Finnish Salmon Soup is just the recipe you need with fall upon us. It’s cozy, comforting, and oh so delicious.

    This creamy salmon soup, known in its homeland as Lohikeitto, is nothing short of pure culinary bliss!

    Get the Recipe: Finnish Salmon Soup

    22. Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - grilled cheese tomato soup.

    What is Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup? Nostalgia in a bowl! Hearty tomato soup topped with crunchy croutons and molten gooey cheese. So so cozy! Another very classic soup recipe but with a twist.

    Get the Recipe: Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup

    23. Fasolada (Greek White Bean Soup)

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - fasolada.

    Fasolada is the ultimate Greek comfort food. This white bean soup is notable for a very generous drizzling of olive oil. Yum!

    Get the Recipe: Fasolada

    24. Egg Roll Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - egg roll.

    This quick and easy soup is perfect for busy weeknights. How can you beat anything that tastes super awesome, like classic egg roll, and can be on the table in about 35 minutes? No carbs… No problem…Win, win…

    Get the Recipe: Egg Roll Soup

    25. Ribollita Soup (Tuscan White Bean Soup)

    Zuppa Ribollita is for all the bread lovers out there looking for a soul warming bowl of comfort. This hearty rustic soup is a classic Tuscan dish that has been cooked in peasants’ kitchens for centuries, all over Tuscany. A must try soup recipe for sure..

    Get the Recipe: Ribollita

    26. Asopao de Camarones (Shrimp and Rice Soup)

    Asopao de Camarones… A tasty, flavor bomb of Shrimp and Rice Soup. Soup that is thick and hearty, almost like a stew.

    This soup is jam packed with all the Latin flavors of adobo, sofrito and sazon, the trinity of typical Puerto Rican cuisine.

    Get the Recipe: Asopao de Camarones

    27. Hungarian Goulash

    This Hungarian Goulash is a rich beef and vegetable soup with bold and unique flavors from their famous Hungarian sweet paprika.

    Get the Recipe: Hungarian Goulash

    28. Taco Soup

    Feel like tacos in a bowl? This Taco Soup is the way to go. You can make this soup happen in about 30 minutes and it’s read to get loaded with your favorite toppings. The flavorful soup is all about perfectly seasoned ground beef along with corn, peppers, tomatoes and beans. Slurp and finish…

    Get the Recipe: Taco Soup

    29. Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - creamy lemon chicken.

    This Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup is going to win your hearts… BIG time! And it can made on the stove top or in a slow cooker or instant pot! It’s a super easy one pot meal.

    Get the Recipe: Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup

    30. Bahamian Boiled Fish Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - boiled fish.

    How does a nice hearty bowl of seafood goodness sound? Don’t let the name deceive you, this Bahamian staple is anything but boring! Hearty, flaky fish simmered in a delicious broth with potatoes, onions, tons of lime juice and a bit of hot kick. This is classic island comfort food!

    Get the Recipe: Bahamian Boiled Fish

    31. Korean Style Ground Pork Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - Korean ground pork soup.

    This Korean inspired soup is a new favorite. Perfectly seasoned ground pork, twirly noodles, bok choy and soft boiled eggs in a delectable coconut based broth. Give this Asian soup recipe a try when looking for zingy flavors in your bowl.

    Get the Recipe: Korean Ground Pork Soup

    32. Yakamein (New Orleans’ Ol’ Sober)

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - yakamein.

    This Yakamein is a classic Creole fusion of flavors. It’s famous in New Orleans for curing hangovers, but makes a delicious meal anytime! Great soup recipe out of NoLa!!

    Get the Recipe: Yakamein

    33. Meatball Minestrone Soup

    This bowl of Meatball Minestrone Soup is a huge upgrade over the famous Olive Garden Minestrone soup. It retains the rich classic Italian flavors jam packed with veggies, beans and pasta in heavily seasoned tomato broth.

    Get the Recipe: Meatball Minestrone Soup

    34. Harira (Moroccan Lentil & Chickpea Soup)

    Harira (Moroccan Lentil & Chickpea Soup)

    Have you tried Harira? If not, you are about to learn of a culinary flavor bomb, all the way from Africa. Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup brimming with layers of flavors and textures.

    Get the Recipe: Harira

    35. Avgolemono Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - avgolemono.

    Avgolemono is a classic Greek Chicken soup with plenty of lemons. This is your chicken noodle soup taken to the next level. It’s silky and smooth and oh so delicious.

    Get the Recipe: Avgolemono Soup

    36. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)

    Caldo de Res is a flavorful Mexican beef and vegetable soup tat simmers for hours in a beautiful homemade broth. Melt in your mouth beef simmered for hours in a beautifully flavored, yet delicately tasty, bone broth with loads of varied colorful vegetables cooked to perfection… served in your biggest available bowl to accommodate all the goodies.

    Get the Recipe: Caldo de Res

    37. Creamy Tortellini Soup

    This super cozy and hearty Creamy Tortellini Soup get great flavors from sausage and sundried tomato pesto. This is what winter cozy evening dreams are made of..You are going to keep coming back to this one!

    Get the Recipe: Creamy Tortellini Soup

    38. Leftover Ham and Bean Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - ham bone.

    This ham and bean soup recipe is the perfect way to use up your leftover holiday ham! Packed with many delicious flavors, this soup will want you to go for seconds…

    Get the Recipe: Ham Bone Soup

    39. Creamy Tuscan Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - creamy tuscan.

    Don’t you just want to dig in to that bowl and finish it all and go for seconds? This soup is very similar to zuppa toscana, plus has good flavors coming from sun dried tomatoes and hot Italian sausages. Too good…

    Get the Recipe: Creamy Tuscan Soup

    40. Pesto Tortellini Soup

    This Pesto Tortellini Soup is the super cozy bowl of delicious you need in your life. Soft, pillowy tortellini swim in a magical pesto broth, along with chicken and veggies.

    It’s a quick soup, on the table in about 30 minutes, and it’s bursting with great pesto flavor.

    Get the Recipe: Pesto Tortellini Soup

    41. Birria Ramen

    Birria Ramen

    This steaming hot dish combines ramen and Birria to make a dish that’s spicy, savory, and fresh! Top it with chopped cilantro, scallions, radishes and ramen egg, and more. All these ingredients combine to make a unique spin on a traditional Mexican stew.

    Get the Recipe: Birria Ramen

    42. Pizza Soup

    Pizza Soup

    This easy Pizza Soup recipe has all the flavors you crave in pizza, but in a cozy and comforting soup form!

    Get the Recipe: Pizza Soup

    43. Pozole Rojo

    Pozole Rojo

    Pozole Rojo, a quintessential Mexican soup, embodies the spirit of traditional Mexican cuisine with its rich flavors and heartwarming qualities. This celebrated dish is not just a culinary delight, but a vibrant expression of Mexico’s rich cultural heritage.

    Get the Recipe: Pozole Rojo

    44. Vegetable Soup

    Vegetable Soup

    Our Easy Vegetable Soup is ideal for a cozy night in!! It is comforting and easy-to-make, and promises to keep you warm and satisfied during the winter months. This bowl of soup has your every day hearty vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and celery, along with the rich flavors of fire-roasted tomatoes and cannellini beans.

    Get the Recipe: Vegetable Soup

    45. Picadillo Soup

    Picadillo Soup

    Discover a unique twist on the classic Picadillo with this hearty and savory Picadillo Soup recipe. Packed with flavors and perfect for cozy nights!

    Get the Recipe: Picadillo Soup

    46. Italian Meatball Soup

    The 40 BEST Soup Recipes - Italian meatball.

    This Italian Meatball Soup is easy and delicious. It’s a bowl of tender homemade beef meatballs and loaded with vegetables and Italian seasonings – it’s a quick, hearty meal to satisfy everyone in your home.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

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    The 45 BEST Soup Recipes

    This great collection of easy Soup Recipes is all you need to get that comfy cozy feeling when the temperatures drop. One of our favorites is this loaded cauliflower soup:


    • 2 cauliflower heads, cut into medium sized florets
    • 6 bacon strips
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 2 tsp dried thyme
    • 6 cups chicken broth
    • 1/2 cup sour cream
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp cheddar cheese, divided
    • 2 scallions, chopped, for garnish
    • Salt & pepper to taste


      1. Fry bacon in a pot till crispy and remove to plate. Crumble it into pieces for garnish.
      2. In bacon grease, add in onion and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add in cauliflower florets along with salt, pepper and thyme. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
      3. Stir in chicken broth and cook for about 10 minutes till the cauliflower gets tender.
      4. Blend 3/4 of the cauliflower mixture in a blender leaving 1/4 behind in the pot. Mix blended cauliflower back into the pot and keep on simmering 5 minutes. Alternately, you can use an immersion blender.
      5. Add in sour cream, cream and 1 cup cheddar cheese and mix well.
      6. It's ready to serve. Optionally, if you want thicker consistency, mix 2 Tbsp regular flour or almond flour with cream into a slurry. Gradually stir into the soup until you get the desired consistency.
      7. Ladle the soup into bowls and top it with remaining cheddar cheese, bacon bits and chopped scallions. Serve hot.


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