As the weather starts to heat up, we all know that summer is around the corner. But just because it’s getting warmer outside doesn’t mean you have to give up on soup!
Summer Soups can be a delicious and refreshing way to beat the heat while still enjoying a comforting meal.
From chilled gazpacho to fresh veggie filled bowls, these summer soup recipes are sure to become favorites as soon as they hit your table.
So let’s take a break from grilled food and ice cream, and indulge in these delicious summer soups!
1. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)
Let us introduce you to the best Latin soup ever, Caldo de Res. This is not just the soup it’s a whole meal in itself.
Super tender beef chunks simmer low and slow in a flavorful bone broth with lots of colorful veggies.
It’s one of our very favorite summer soup recipes!
2. Bahamian Boiled Fish
Hearty, flaky fish simmered in a delicious broth with potatoes, onions, tons of lime juice and a bit of hot kick.
This classic island comfort food is commonly eaten for breakfast, but we love it any time of day!
3. Asopao de Camarones
Asopao de Camarones is a Puerto Rican shrimp and rice soup that is brimming with flavor from their usual flavor enhancers.
It’s a wonderful, delicious dish that will take your taste buds to the Caribbean.
4. Wonton Soup
Wonton Soup takes only 15 minutes to make, and has healthy veggies, flavorful broth, and frozen wontons to make it easy.
So whenever you’re short on time and want some refreshing soup, you know what to make.
5. Meatball Minestrone Soup
This Meatball Minestrone Soup is a delightful spin on the Italian classic.
It’s replete with veggies, beans, pasta, and meatballs, all simmering in an incredibly seasoned tomato broth. It’s a hearty, wholesome meal that’s sure to please.
6. Yakamein (New Orleans’ Ol’ Sober)
This Yakamein is a classic Creole fusion of flavors. It’s famous in New Orleans for curing hangovers.
Once you try it, you’ll want to slurp this unique noodle concoction all year long!
7. Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)
Albondigas Soup, a Mexican Meatball Soup loaded with fresh summer veggies, is just perfect.
With a blend of aromatic spices, fresh herbs, veggies and juicy meatballs, this dish packs a flavorful punch.
This hearty and filling meal is both classic and refreshing, making it perfect for any night of the week.
8. Avgolemono Soup
Treat yourself to this Greek classic Avgolemono Soup, and it will become your family’s new favorite.
It’s like you’re uplifting your chicken noodle soup to another level of deliciousness with a silky, smooth delectable broth. And it comes together in just 30 minutes. Isn’t it great?
This is one of our favorite summer soup recipes.
9. Meaty Cabbage Soup
Meaty Cabbage Soup is a crowd-pleasing dinner that can be made with ease, using everyday ingredients.
You can prepare it on a stovetop, slow cooker, or instant pot. Though simple to make, the result is anything but ordinary – it’s delectable every time.
Vichyssoise is your summertime potato soup. A classic French recipe, vichyssoise is a creamy soup with a blend of potatoes and leeks.
What makes it a summer soup? It’s served cold.
11. Healthy Zucchini Tomato Italian Sausage Soup
Indulge in the perfect blend of flavour and health with this zucchini tomato Italian sausage soup recipe.
Its delightful medley of nutritious vegetables makes for a nourishing yet delicious meal. You’ll cherish it for its simplicity and wholesome goodness.
Give it a go, and fall in love with this easy-to-make healthy soup!
This summer, try this classic Spanish soup, Gazpacho. The recipe shows two ways of making it, chunky and smooth, but both ways taste just out of this world delicious.
This versatile, vegan, and gluten-free no-cook soup recipe will become your new summer favorite refreshing meal for sure.
13. Italian Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
One of our top picks from the list is the Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup.
The broth is exceptional, featuring a zesty lemon tang, fresh rosemary, thyme, and sage— elevating it to a new level of savouriness.
14. Manchow Soup
Manchow Soup is a restaurant style Indo Chinese vegetarian soup with veggies, noodles and plenty of seasonings.
It only takes about 35 minutes to make a pot of this soup.
15. Ajo Blanco
Ajo Blanco, originating from Spain, is a summertime favorite – a chilled soup that’s vegetarian with almond and garlic undertones.
Whip it up in just 10 minutes for an effortless cool-down.
16. Cold Cucumber Soup
Cold Cucumber Soup is another great chilled vegetarian soup for the summertime!
You can make it in just 10 minutes, and it’s super refreshing!
17. Miso Soup
Miso soup, the pinnacle of Japanese vegetarian cuisine, is a delight to savour.
Fortunately, crafting an exquisite bowl of your own requires only a mere 25 minutes of your time.
This simple recipe is not just a satisfying side dish or starter; it’s a standalone dish in its own right.
Celebrating some special occasion at home? This French seafood soup is your answer. This fancy and elegant stew is a combination of assorted seafood in a broth.
Shrimp, clams, mussels and fresh fish all simmered in a flavorful broth. All you need is some warm crusty bread… Divine.
19. Detox Chicken Soup
This hearty Detox Chicken Soup is jam-packed with nutrient-rich kale, mushrooms, celery, and carrots, along with savory bites of chicken.
As a healthy and cleansing dish, it’s a bowl of deliciousness that you’ll fall in love with at the first slurp.
20. Mushroom Ramen
This mushroom ramen recipe is restaurant quality, made right at home! The marvelous mushroom broth is perfectly seasoned, and a soft boiled egg tops the broth.
The mushroom and egg combination bring the dish together, and it makes a great broth!
21. Mexican Vegetable Beef Soup
Meet your new go-to summer soup, which is bursting with flavor, Mexican Vegetable Beef Soup!
It’s loaded with veggies, potatoes, and tender steak in a flavorful tomato broth. The recipe has stovetop, crock pot, and instant pot instructions.
22. Vietnamese Pho
Guys, make one of the most famous soups from Vietnam, Pho, at home with this authentic and straightforward recipe.
The magical meaty, savory, complex, spiced broth is super flavorful, and the toppings make this soup so special and unique.
Vietnamese pho is popular for a very good reason!
23. Caldo de Camaron (Mexican Shrimp Soup)
Treat yourself to a bowl of rich, flavorful Mexican Shrimp Soup – Caldo de Camaron.
With juicy shrimp, vegetables and Mexican seasonings in a delightful tomato broth, this hearty soup is a meal that you simply won’t be able to get enough of.
So sit back and savor every bite of this nourishing and delicious creation!
24. Peruvian Chicken Soup
Give a Peruvian twist to your classic Chicken Soup, and make everyone super happy.
It’s delicious recipe with fresh cilantro, smoky cumin, spicy serranos, and lime juice. You will love this amazing change from your regular soup.
25. Sweet Corn Gazpacho
Summer is synonymous with two things – sweet corn and gazpacho.
This chilled soup is a breeze to whip up – just blend fresh corn, ripe tomatoes, peppers, a drizzle of oil and vinegar, a pinch of salt, and cool cucumbers!
It’s one of the best summer soups you’ll ever eat!
We hope you enjoy these delicious Summer Soups as much as we do. There’s such a big variety, it’s hard to pick a favorite!
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- 2 lbs fish
- 1 lb potatoes
- 1 medium onion
- 2 oz bacon or salt pork
- Juice of 3-6 limes, depending on taste preference
- 1 hot pepper, like scotch bonnet
- 7-8 sprigs of fresh thyme, or 1.5 tsp dried
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1-2 tsp hot sauce
- Cut fish into large chunks and marinate with juice of 1-2 limes, plus 1-2 tsp hot sauce, depending on desired spice level.
- Cut bacon into 2 inch strips and fry until browned, but not crispy, in a 4-5 qt pot. Remove.
- Cut onions into rings and potatoes into 3/8 inch slices.
- In same pot, layer fish, potatoes, thyme, chopped hot pepper, onions and bacon. Add salt and pepper. Fill pot with water until potatoes are completely covered. Add juice of 2-3 more limes. Bring to low boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until potatoes are cooked but still firm, about 15-20 minutes.
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