When the temperatures dip, there’s nothing like a cozy bowl of soup. This collection of easy Winter Soup Recipes includes forty great ways to keep you warm all season long!
You’re going to be blown away by the variety. This list includes classic winter soups like Ham Bone and Cream of Mushroom, as well as plenty of unique regional favorites from around the world.
And then there are some spectacular “soupified” versions of recipes. Jambalaya Soup? Lasagna Soup? You bet!
Cook your way through all of these fantastic winter soup recipes. Light a fire, put on your favorite sweater, and cozy up to a nice big bowl…
Winter Soup Recipes:
1. 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.
It’s like your favorite combo of grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup, but all in one bowl.
What a great way to start this list of winter soup recipes!
2. Zuppa Toscana
Make a giant pot of this creamy concoction made up of crumbled Italian sausage, tender, melt in your mouth potatoes, crispy heavenly bacon, and the goodness of kale.
It can’t get better than Zuppa Toscana… This one is cozy beyond cozy!
Fasolada… The “mother of all” Greek comfort foods in a bowl. This is one bowl that the generations of Greeks grew up with on cool winter nights… A perfect winter warmer!
This rustic, robust, healthy & homely white bean soup is simmered with aromatics and herbs. But the real magic happens when it gets enriched with a good drizzle of olive oil in the end.
4. Harira (Moroccan Lamb and Legume Soup)
If you love exotic flavors, you need to try Harira, a Moroccan Lamb and Legume Soup!
This fragrant soup is packed with healthy veggies, chickpeas, lentils, and fall-apart tender lamb with superb Moroccan spices.
It’s a comforting soup that will be one of your favorite winter soup recipes.
5. Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup
Your regular chicken noodle soup with a twist… It’s a chicken meatball noodle soup!
That familiar cozy comfort bowl with your favorite meatballs in it. You will come back to this soup again and again.
6. Ham Bone Soup
Check out this Ham Bone Soup, it’s a perfect way to use up your leftover holiday ham.
Can ham can get any better? Sure it can… when it gets transformed into out of this world delicious ham bone soup!
7. Birria Ramen
Birria Ramen: Where Mexico Meets Japan in a Bowl of Absolute Bliss!
Get ready for something awesome: We’re combining the rich, spicy flavors of Mexican Birria with the cozy, slurpable goodness of Japanese Ramen. It’s like two of your favorite comfort foods got together and made something even better!
8. 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.
We can slurp this delicious Asian soup anytime!
9. Hungarian Goulash
This Hungarian Goulash is a rich beef and vegetable soup with bold and unique flavors from their famous Hungarian sweet paprika.
10. Avgolemono Soup
Meet your new go to comfort food. This Avgolemono Soup is your chicken noodle soup taken to the next level. It’s silky and smooth and oh so delicious.
This classic Greek lemon soup uses egg and lemon (avgo-lemono) to create a creamy, velvety broth with a refreshing lemony hint.
And this cozy pot comes together in about 30 minutes. Trust me, you’re going to love this one…
11. Moroccan Lentil Soup
Give your regular lentils an exotic makeover with this delectable vegetarian soup. The warm and flavorful combination of Moroccan spices will forever change your idea of a bowl of lentils.
This stew-y thick, rich Italian soup includes white beans, some seasonal fall and winter vegetables, and is layered with slices of day old bread. It’s all finished with copious amount of extra virgin olive oil.
This is your cure to the winter blues. Curl up with a book, in your chunky sweater and a giant bowl of Ribollita…
13. Puerto Rican Beef Sancocho
Sancocho is a traditional Latin soup. This Puerto Rican Beef version is packed full of ingredients like beef, corn, plantains, sweet potatoes and more.
One of the most popular Puerto Rican dishes, it’s a serious soup that’s meant to feed a crowd.
14. Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup
Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup is going to win your hearts… BIG time!
Some magic happens with just a little bit of lemon, a little bit of butter and little bit of cheese and cream. Not to forget tons of spinach.
15. Jambalaya Soup
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.
The next time you crave New Orleans flavors, try this “soupified” version of their favorite dish!
16. Loaded Cauliflower Soup
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!
17. 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.
This is one of the most delicious soups you will ever eat.
18. Minestrone Soup With Chicken Meatballs
This Italian Minestrone Soup With Chicken Meatballs recipe will become one of your all time favorite winter soup recipes.
This one pot soup is packed with flavors and easy to whip up on the go. It’s a cozy and comforting soup that’s a fresh, easy weeknight dinner.
19. Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)
Albondigas Soup is everything you dream about in the perfect soup. This Mexican delight is loaded with veggies, spices, herbs, and albondigas meatballs all together making this soup a super hit.
When you want a light and comforting meal, give this amazing soup recipe a definite try.
20. 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, comforting dish that will warm you from the inside out.
21. Creamy Tortellini Soup
Now this soup will tempt you to leave behind anything you’re doing right now and come hover over a cozy bowl loaded with happy mood and happy flavors.
This Creamy Tortellini Soup is what winter cozy evening dreams are made of…
22. Meaty Cabbage Soup
This hearty, meaty cabbage soup is the perfect one pot dinner. It’s loaded with ground beef, Italian sausage, and healthy veggies.
Cook it in the crock pot, instant pot or on stove top, it’ll turn out great every time.
23. 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!
24. Creamy Tuscan Soup
Creamy Tuscan Soup is the ultimate bowl of cozy. Hearty sausage, sun dried tomatoes and kale in an amazingly flavorful creamy broth… so, so good.
And it’s super easy! You can have this bowl on the table in about 30 minutes.
25. Egg Roll Soup
This Egg Roll Soup is everything you dream about in your beloved egg roll, but in a cozy, delicious soupified way.
When craving for that favorite Asian appetizer without wrapping and frying, here is a healthy sub for your egg roll fix.
26. 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 winter long!
27. 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 meal, on the table in about 30 minutes, and it’s bursting with great pesto flavor.
28. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)
You really need to try Caldo de Res, or Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup.
This hearty and flavor-packed soup recipe is just mind-blowing with its amazingly warm ingredients that simmer for hours and create the best soup.
You will love this colorful Mexican comforting soup for sure.
29. Broccoli Cheddar Soup
This homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe is the best ever! Creamy, cozy, and oh so cheesy, it’s so much better than any store bought soup. And it’s so easy!
Broccoli and cheese are a classic combination, and once you try this recipe, you’ll see why.
30. White Chicken Lasagna Soup
Super simple creamy White Chicken Lasagna Soup, is the perfect cozy bowl for winter nights when you are craving your favorite lasagna, but could also go for a cozy bowl of soup!
This recipe is hearty, full of greens and so delicious, great for just about any night of the week.
31. Indian Mulligatawny Soup
Looking for a warm and hearty meal? Try this healthy version of the Kramer’s favorite Mulligatawny Soup, with layers of authentic flavors.
It has lentils, coconut milk, plenty of veggies, and plenty of seasonings.
32. Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage
Here’s a soup that you’ll be cooking all winter long. This Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage has plenty of flavorful ingredients, and it only takes about half an hour.
It’s sure to be one your top winter soups!
33. Cream of Mushroom Soup
A real classic, Creamy Mushroom Soup is full of flavors and so easy to make. The deep earthy flavor of mushrooms in a silky smooth broth is just too irresistible.
You’ll just love this recipe!
34. Pork Pozole Verde
This winter, make this mind-blowing Pork Pozole Verde soup at home! It’s a Mexican heaven for all pork lovers.
This flavorsome soup has high-quality ingredients and marvelous toppings to dazzle it more. The recipe is super customizable too.
35. Split Pea Soup
Split pea soup is one of the most classic ways to use leftover ham. Humble ingredients come together to create a wonderfully delicious soup.
Make a big batch, it’s even better as leftovers.
36. Lobster Bisque
Don’t get intimidated by the idea of making bisque in your kitchen. This is an easier take on the French classic.
This creamy soup is made with delicious lobster tails, fresh herbs and seafood stock.
37. Chicken Enchilada Soup
Have you ever made Chicken Enchilada soup? If not, you are missing out on major flavors. But don’t worry, with this easy recipe you can experience the goodness.
Make everyone happy with this creamy, hearty, and filling enchilada soup, we are sure you will become a fan of these Tex-Mex flavors.
38. She-Crab Soup
If you’ve ever been to the Carolina Lowcountry, you’ve surely had she-crab soup.
This creamy and flavorful soup only takes about 25 minutes, but tastes as good as and fancy restaurant.
39. Black Eyed Pea Soup with Sausage and Kale
This Black Eyed Pea Soup with Sausage and Kale is a nutritious complete meal that is a perfect winter warmer.
Serve it with cornbread and you’ll have a happy family.
40. Slow Cooker Creamy White Bean Noodle Soup with Rosemary Bacon
We’re wrapping up this list of Winter Soup Recipes with this epic Slow Cooker Creamy White Bean Noodle Soup with Rosemary Bacon.
Don’t be intimidated by the long name, your crock pot does most of the work. And the end result is amazing!
So many amazing winter soup recipes to cook! We’re sure they’ll keep you warm the whole season.
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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.
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