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.
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
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
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
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. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
11. Loaded Cauliflower Soup
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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. Moroccan Lentil Soup
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
16. 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
17. 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
18. Fasolada (Greek White Bean Soup)
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
19. Egg Roll Soup
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
20. 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
21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup
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
25. Bahamian Boiled Fish Soup
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
26. Korean Style 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
27. Yakamein (New Orleans’ Ol’ Sober)
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
28. 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
29. 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
30. Avgolemono Soup
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
31. 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
32. 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
33. Leftover Ham and Bean Soup
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
34. Creamy Tuscan Soup
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
35. 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
36. 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
37. 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!
38. Vietnamese Pho
Pho – the famous soup comes from Vietnam. A good pho all comes down to good broth, something which is light yet full of flavor.
39. Lasagna Soup
Once you make your lasagna in a pot, we are sure you will look forward to your lasagna in a bowl more often that you would think. This ultimate comfort meal gets soupified in most delicious way in about 30 minutes. Big Slurp alert here…
40. 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.
41. Tom Yum Soup
Tom Yum Soup is the most popular soup in Thailand – for a reason. It’s bold yet light, tart, salty and citrusy, bursting with layer upon layer of flavor from the lemongrass, garlic, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, lime juice, and fish sauce along with tender juicy shrimp and mushrooms.
42. Italian Meatball Soup
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.
43. Cheeseburger Soup
This bacon cheeseburger soup is insanely delicious. Cheesy, thick chunks of vegetables along with ground beef and bacon in a buttery soup base. All of this in one bowl is pure joy and happiness!
44. Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup
Easiest way to make a soup is in your slow cooker. This loaded potato soup is breeze to make and comes out with tons of flavor. Yum…
45. Ham and Potato Soup
This ham and potato soup is easy to make with diced ham, potatoes, carrots, celery and white cheddar cheese, all in a thick and creamy broth. So comforting and delicious on chilly winter nights.
46. French Onion Soup
This French classic is a must on some chilly nights. Ultimate comfort with rich caramelized onion flavor. So GOOD and so EASY.. .
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- 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
- Fry bacon in a pot till crispy and remove to plate. Crumble it into pieces for garnish.
- 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.
- Stir in chicken broth and cook for about 10 minutes till the cauliflower gets tender.
- 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.
- Add in sour cream, cream and 1 cup cheddar cheese and mix well.
- 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.
- Ladle the soup into bowls and top it with remaining cheddar cheese, bacon bits and chopped scallions. Serve hot.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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