Who says soup has to be boring? We’ve scoured kitchens far and wide to bring you 17 slurp-worthy soups that’ll have you running for your spoon. From hearty classics to exotic new favorites, these recipes are guaranteed to hit the spot and then some.
Chicken Lime Soup
This chicken lime soup is a spicy fusion of chicken noodle and chicken tortilla soup, minus the noodles, making it an ideal choice for a warm and cozy meal during a snowstorm on a cold winter day.
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Instant Pot Bean Soup
This Instant Pot bean soup features a blend of 13 beans and lentils in a hearty tomato base, with Tuscan kale adding color and nutrition. It’s a vegan option for a comforting meal during snowy days.
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Instant Pot Cabbage Soup
This comforting cabbage soup is prepared in the Instant Pot and is packed with wholesome ingredients in a flavorful tomato base. It’s the perfect choice for snowy winter days.
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Mexican Vegetable Soup
Hearty Mexican vegetable soup with quinoa for protein and quick customization, ready in under 20 minutes – a snowy-day meal that’s both nutritious and satisfying.
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Instant Pot Lentil Vegetable Soup
This Instant Pot lentil vegetable soup is a quick and flavorful vegetarian option, loaded with mushrooms, green beans, and spinach. It’s perfect for a snowstorm.
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Mung Bean Soup
Mung bean soup with lemony summer vegetables is a hearty and warming vegetarian dinner, ideal for weeknights during snowy weather.
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Sopa de Lima
Sopa de Lima (Mexican Lime Soup) is packed with Yucatán flavor, making it perfect for snowy days when you need warmth and flavor.
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Buffalo Chicken Orzo Soup
This cheesy and spicy buffalo chicken soup with orzo is ready in just 30 minutes, making it a simple and satisfying choice for snowy days.
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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup
Creamy tomato tortellini soup made quickly in the Instant Pot, bursting with basil freshness, is perfect for snowy-day comfort.
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Italian Tomato Pasta Soup
Italian tomato pasta soup with hearty ground beef, sausage, mushrooms, and escarole – a comforting choice for snowy nights.
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Classic Italian escarole soup with escarole greens, white beans, sausage, and pasta in a garlicky broth is a healthy and hearty option for snowy weeknights.
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Creamy Carrot Fennel Soup
Creamy carrot soup with cannellini beans is hearty and refreshing, suitable for snowy spring days. Fresh fennel adds a unique twist to this vegan and gluten-free delight.
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Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup
Homemade roasted tomato soup with comforting flavors from roasted garlic and fresh basil is the ultimate choice for snowy-day comfort.
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Buttercup Squash Soup
Creamy buttercup squash soup infused with Thai flavors of coconut and lime is a fantastic way to enjoy winter squash on chilly days – a comforting bowl of goodness for snowy winters.
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Creamy Root Vegetable Soup
Creamy root vegetable soup, a hearty and warming vegetarian dish that adapts to the root veggies you have, with robust winter herbs and spices for added coziness during snowy months.
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Creamy Coconut Delicata Squash Soup
Creamy coconut delicata squash soup with a subtle sweet undertone is perfect for cold winter days – a comforting bowl for snowy weather.
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Creamy Ginger Kabocha Squash Soup
Creamy kabocha squash soup with hints of cinnamon and ginger, topped with a tart cherry drizzle and pecan cherry crumble, is creamy, cozy and a super flavorful recipe for any winter day.
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