21 Warming Winter Soup Recipes

When the weather turns chilly and the days are short, a steaming bowl of homemade soup is exactly what you need to warm body and soul. These cozy winter soup recipes are perfect for weeknight dinners and low-key weekend suppers.

Looking for more cold weather dinner ideas? Check out these cozy Sunday suppers.

Soup Recipes with Meat

These easy recipes feature tender chicken, hearty beef and slow-cooked ham. Oh yes, and Italian sausage! In other words, no matter what kind of meat you enjoy in your soups, you’re going to find an awesome recipe to try below.

chicken tortellini soup in pot

Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup


Another cozy soup recipe with chicken and noodles, except this time we’re using three cheese tortellini for a cheesy kick in every bite!

Up close image of ham and beans in a white bowl with a spoon.

Crockpot Ham And Bean Soup

Let your crockpot do all the work for you and come home to the welcoming aromas of ham slow cooked with hearty beans. Just add a slice of crusty bread and dig in.

Chicken Enchilada soup in a bowl with a spoon

Chicken Enchilada Soup

This slow cooker chicken soup only take 10 minutes of prep and is filled with all the enchilada flavor you know and love. Black beans, sweet corn kernels and tender shredded chicken make this a satisfying soup you’ll make again and again.

split pea soup served in a bowl with a spoon inside

Easy Split Pea Soup with Ham


This Easy Split Pea Soup with Ham is like your favorite cozy blanket, in soup form! Perfectly cooked split peas combine with meaty bites of tender ham, veggies and flavorful herbs.

lasagna soup in a bowl

Lasagna Soup

One of the original lasagna soup recipes to hit the internet, this easy recipe has everything you love about lasagna in one bowl. Made with Italian sausage and lots of cheesy topping in the form of ricotta, Parmesan and mozzarella. Yum!

Healing Instant Pot Chicken Soup


This healthy chicken soup recipe is full of good-for-you ingredients perfect for helping to fight off colds and other winter troublemakers. And best of all, it’s made in the Instant Pot! You pretty much  throw everything in and come back an hour later to the perfect bowl of chicken soup.

Hamburger Soup Feature

Hamburger Soup

Filled with ground beef and tons of veggies, this hearty soup is perfect with soft bread rolls or a simple salad. Plus it’s ready in only 35 minutes, making it an excellent weeknight dinner idea.

Beef Barely soup in a bowl with a spoon

Beef Barley Soup

This classic soup recipe is made with tender bites of chuck roast beef, pearl barley, veggies and red wine. Top with a bit of grated parmesan cheese and serve with a couple fluffy rolls of bread! (If you use a good quality drinking wine, you can serve the rest on the side – don’t want to waste any right?)

Overhead view of two bowls of Taiwanese beef noodle soup topped with green onions

Instant Pot Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup (牛肉面)

Looking for a flavorful variation of chicken noodle soup? Try this Taiwanese Beef Noodle soup made with chewy noodles and tender pieces of meat. Made in the Instant Pot and ready in 45 minutes. Dinner is done!

Chicken Wild Rice Soup with fresh herbs

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Creamy chicken soup studded with nutty wild rice and fresh veggies. This simple soup is ideal for chilly winter evenings when you need to warm up after a long day. Made in one pot and full of fresh ingredients.

The Best French Onion Soup Recipe made in the slow cooker

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

We love it when your kitchen tools can do most of the work for you, and that’s exactly what happens with this easy French Onion Soup recipe that’s made 100% in the slow cooker. A classic bistro dish that tastes like it simmered for hours on the stove top.

Vegetarian and Vegan Soups

If you’re in the mood for a meat-free soup that’s full of feel-good vibes, these vegetarian and vegan recipes are just the thing. From creamy tomato soup to steaming bowls of butternut squash soup!

Bowl of tomato soup with olive oil.

Creamy Homemade Tomato Soup

This simple homemade tomato soup recipe can be made with canned or fresh tomatoes and has extra flavor thanks to the addition of a Parmesan rind. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and fluffy popovers for the perfect winter meal.

A creamy seasonal soup that you can have year-round. This Instant Pot autumn harvest butternut squash soup is a copycat from Panera that you know and love! #butternutsquash #soup #recipes #souprecipes #panera #paneracopycat #squashrecipes #falleats

Instant Pot Autumn Harvest Butternut Squash Soup

Made with cubed butternut squash, apple juice and pumpkin puree, this flavorful soup was inspired by Panera’s autumn harvest butternut squash soup. A velvety soup ready in less than an hour!

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

Although this recipe uses chicken broth as written, you can use vegetable broth to make this a satisfying vegetarian meal. The combination of broccoli bites with a cheesy soup base is practically irresistible.

bowl of vegetble soup garnished with greek yogurt

Healthy Creamy Vegetable Soup for Colds

Called “Flu Buster Vegetable Soup,” this easy recipe is packed with veggies and herbs that add a boost of antiviral goodness. Fill your belly with the silky smooth texture and hearty flavor of this immune-boosting soup.

Vegan curry soup in a bowl with a spoon pulling some out.

Vegan Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

Bursting with color and flavor, there’s a whole lot of love about this coconut curry lentil soup! Vegetarians and vegans alike will love this hearty one-pot meal.

A metal ladle is scooping a hearty serving of soup out of a large white pot.

Detox Vegetable Soup

The amount of veggies in this warming soup is truly impressive. We’re talking bell pepper, zucchini, green beans, potatoes, squash and more! This nourishing soup will fill you up and make you feel good too.

overhead photo of 30 minute vegetable thai noodle soup in a bowl

Easy 30 Minute Vegetable Thai Noodle Soup

This noodle soup is creamy, spicy and made with rice noodles so it’s gluten free in addition to being vegetarian + vegan. Sweet potato and other healthy veggies are cooked to perfection in a coconut milk based broth that’s absolutely divine.

Soup in the slow cooker with ladle in it.

Slow Cooker Mushroom Wild Rice Soup

This comforting mushroom and wild rice soup only takes 15 minutes of prep. Your slow cooker does the rest of the work! Serve this vegan soup with a thick slice of bread drizzled with a bit of olive oil for the ultimate winter supper.

Bowl of pumpkin soup with chopped cilantro.

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Silky smooth pumpkin soup is perfect for chilly winter months. Serve with toasted baguette slices or a toasty grilled cheese sandwich! If you love butternut squash soups, then this pumpkin bisque is sure to satisfy your tastebuds.

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