One of our winter soups can warm you up when you arrive from the cold and will also help to ease any lingering frosty chill. These soups are comforting bowls. Some soups, such as cream of tomato soup or chicken noodle soup, are timeless classics. Some are innovative new ways to enjoy the coziness. They achieve deep, smoky flavors in record time due to carefully selected ingredients and a simplified technique. You can make one for a quick, soothing meal on a weeknight.
We have a variety of winter soup recipes, including smooth purees and meaty broths. All are sure to make you feel warm and content.
Smoky Black Bean Soup with Sausage
Although hearty and rich, this soup can be made in as little as 40 minutes. You can make this soup richer and smoky using canned fire-roasted tomatoes or andouille sausage.
Pork and cabbage soup
This soup is perfect for chilly nights. It features two types of pork: smokey bacon and meaty, as well as leeks and onions. Serve with lots of fresh dills and sour cream.
Test Kitchen’s Favorite Tomato Soup
This favorite tomato soup does not require any cream. To achieve the velvety texture, you will use a butter-and-flour roux. You can either eat the bowl or combine it with a grilled Cheese.
Bean Soup and Escarole
This hearty and quick meatless soup is made with canned beans: red kidney, garbanzo, and whole-head escarole. You can substitute the chicken broth with vegetable broth to make it vegetarian. For the final touch, add the toasted bread.
Vegan Lentil Soup
This lentil soup is fiber-packed and filling. It uses crushed tomatoes as its base. Various vegetables, including broccoli rabe, carrots, and celery, give the dish its deep color and rich flavor.
Soup with Beef, Pumpkin, and Shiitake
This recipe is inspired by cuisines from all over the globe, including Vietnamese pho and French stew. To cook beef chuck:
Boil it until tender.
Add onion, pumpkin, and peels to the pot.
Add cabbage leaves and shiitake stems to the bank. You can use basil and a splash of fish sauce to add umami flavor.
Chipotle Chicken and White Bean Soup
One-pot meals are the best way to eat dinner. This recipe for tortilla soup is no exception. It’s easy to save time and not sacrifice flavor by using three canned ingredients: tomato sauce, white beans, and chipotles in an adobo.
Minestrone and Winter Greens
This minestrone will transport your taste buds to Italy. This recipe is homemade cooking at its best. It’s packed with protein-rich cannellini beans and studded with shredded chicory or escarole.
Ginger-Lemongrass Broth With Noodles, Silken Tofu, and Broccoli
This soup is rich in protein and broccolini. It will keep winter cold away thanks to the high vitamin C and tofu levels.
Turkey-Pesto Meatball soup
This soup is easy to make with just a few ingredients. Mix ground turkey, panko breadcrumbs, and egg with Parmigiano Reggiano. You can speed up the soup preparation by making the meatball mixture a day ahead and storing it in your refrigerator.
Eating colorful meals like this vibrant orange soup can ensure a healthy diet. The mixture of one pound of carrots, medium-sized sweet potatoes, fresh ginger, shallots, and shallots is combined, then pureed. For a refreshing touch, serve each bowl with a dollop of yogurt.
This easy comfort food recipe is quick and easy to make. It uses simple-to-find vegetables such as carrots, celery, and onion. Cannellini beans and vegetable broth can be used as the base.
Soup with Potato, Broccoli, and Cheddar
Potato is one of the most comforting foods. To make this soup, they are blended with cheese and boiled with shallots and broccoli. This recipe also calls for crunchy cheese toasts.
This favorite soup is made with ground pork, cabbage, and scallions. After being prepared, the wontons can be cooked in a pot with vegetable broth.
Split-Pea Soup With Spinach and Barley
The soup is made with spinach and split peas. Plain yogurt gives it a creamy texture and adds brightness. A little bit of barley provides soluble fiber, which lowers bad cholesterol.
Basic Chicken Soup
This five-ingredient chicken soup recipe is a must-have. This soup starts by boiling the chicken.
French Onion Soup
This classic French soup will require 3 pounds of sweet onion. After caramelizing, they are slow-cooked until tender before being added to the beef stock. To make the soup crispy, place it in oven-safe bowls. Top each bowl with a slice of French bread and grated Gruyere cheese.
Bruleed Winter-Bean Soup
You can elevate bean soup to the next level with homemade croutons or grated Asiago. The rich topping gives the soup a creamy texture and contrasts nicely with the other ingredients, such as kale, carrots, and celery.
Butternut Squash Soup
This soup is made by simmering onions and winter squash in the same pan you cooked with crispy bacon. This soup is easy to make and can be frozen in small batches for later reheating.
Spicy Carrot Soup
This easy soup is made with five ingredients, olive oil and salt. It can be prepared in only 35 minutes. The flavors of harissa, carrots, leeks, and hot chile sauce (harissa) are simmered until they blend. The mixture is split in half, and the remaining is mixed until it becomes smooth. This creates a soothing texture.
Pressure-Cooker Three Bean Ribollita
Italian for “reboiled,” ribollita was thought to have originated in Tuscany, where it was created by cooks looking to make use of leftovers. This version is made in a pressure cooker. It includes bacon, a few vegetables, garlic, rosemary, three bean varieties (cannellini, Great Northern, and pinto), and day-old bread.
Avgolemono, a creamy egg-lemon rice soup, has a long history in Greece, Turkey, Italy, and the Balkans. Traditionally, it was made with whole fish. Our simplified version uses fish broth and chunks from fillets.