41 Easy Soup Recipes
Mar 27, 2023
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When I am looking for a simple but tasty meal, I love to make a big pot of soup. I mean, what could be better? There are so many varieties and they’re always so easy to make! These easy soup recipes are just some of my favorites (and there are a lot of them)!
Soups are great for those busy weeknights when you’re looking for something quick or just any time when you want to cozy up with a hearty bowl of soup. Most of these recipes are 30 minutes or less and can be made with minimal ingredients.
You will find some favorites like tomato soup, chicken noodle soup, and more. There are also some other amazing recipes like lentil soup, pumpkin soup, and wonton soup. There’s something for everyone!
1. Taco Soup
This simple recipe is a great option for when you’re craving a classic and an easy dinner idea! The flavor of the tomato paired with the beans, corn, onions, and turkey creates an appetizing and familiar taste and a simple, hearty meal that will definitely have you going back for seconds. Taco ‘bout delicious!
Potatoes are one of the most universal foods, you can use them in almost anything! This potato soup is great when you’re craving something comforting, rich, and creamy—and when you have potatoes on the counter you need to use up. It’s velvety smooth, garlicky, and topped with shredded cheese, bacon, and scallions!
Looking to cozy up with a warm bowl of chicken noodle soup? We’ve got you covered! This classic soup recipe has everything you’re looking for; onions, celery, carrots, chicken, and a variety of seasonings. A steaming hot bowl of this chicken noodle soup will warm your heart and satisfy your tummy! A family favorite!
This recipe packs a healthy punch with all of its ingredients. It’s made with a hearty mix of potatoes and mixed veggies and comes together in only 15 minutes, perfect for a busy weeknight! This vegetable soup is perfect when you’re looking for something quick, easy, tasty, and good for you!
Simple soup, simple ingredients, lots of flavor! This classic tomato soup can be prepped in only five minutes with very few ingredients. Just gather your tomatoes, onions, and butter, and you’ll have a creamy bowl of goodness in no time at all. Serve this up with a grilled cheese sandwich for the perfect comforting, family-friendly meal.
French onion soup is a classic, and this recipe will give you the perfect bowl! It’s creamy, rich, and loaded with so much flavor. This recipe uses cheese, caramelized onions, and a well seasoned broth base to give you the most mouthwatering soup. Serve it up with a toasty baguette to make all of your soup dreams come true!
7. Lentil Soup
This hearty recipe for lentil soup is as easy as it is delicious. It’s full of flavor, and packed with your favorite ingredients such as onions, celery, carrots, and loads of seasonings. Garnish your bowl with a sprinkle of grated parmesan for a cheesy, salty finish and dig in. You’ll love it!
8. Pumpkin Soup
This easy recipe for pumpkin soup is a fall favorite, but delicious any time of the year. It’s equally sweet and savory and comes together in under an hour. With sweet potato, pumpkin, and loads of seasonings, the flavor of this creamy soup will have you eating it straight out of the pan!
This butternut squash soup is a delicious and simple recipe that is a guaranteed hit with everyone! It has loads of vegetables and seasonings…and even some fruit to tie in the sweet flavor of the butternut squash. This recipe yields the creamiest, tastiest, healthiest soup in a total of 25 minutes!
Cream of mushroom soup is a rich and delicious classic! It’s made with the perfect blend of seasonings, layered with the rich flavors of red wine and beef, and perfectly creamy. It’s packed with tons of flavor and takes just 10 minutes to prepare!
This cheesy pot of soup is the perfect comfort food. It’s veggie packed, velvety smooth, so rich and cheesy, and has just the right amount of earthy broccoli flavor. This recipe comes together in only 30 minutes and it’s a meal that the whole family will love.
12. Easy Sausage Tortellini Soup
For my fellow pasta-lovers out there, I highly recommend this tortellini soup recipe. It has perfectly cooked tortellini pasta filled with cheesy heaven in every bite. That is combined with sausage, onions, garlic, kale, and cream to make the tastiest, creamiest, most filling meal.
13. Hamburger Soup
Craving the flavors of a juicy hamburger but you still want to cozy up with a bowl of soup? This hamburger soup is the one. It’s so simple and has simple ingredients such as beef, mixed veggies, and macaroni noodles. This recipe is perfect for a busy day and takes just 5 minutes to prepare!
With the perfect blend of spice and everything nice, this black bean soup recipe has all the best flavors to satisfy your soup craving. It’s packed with tomato, onion, black beans, and spices, then loaded up with your favorite toppings! Top it with avocado, queso, cilantro, lime juice, and sour cream for the perfect bowl of soup!
15. Corn Chowder
Corn chowder is a fan-favorite easy soup recipe that can be enjoyed at any time of year. It’s bursting with so much flavor that you may find yourself licking the pot clean! Between the crunch and smokiness of the bacon, the sweet corn flavor, and the perfect blend of the seasonings, you’ll have your new favorite soup in no time at all.
16. Minestrone Soup
Minestrone soup is a perfect meal for a busy week when you need something quick but hearty and filling. It’s packed with good-for-you ingredients like beans, vegetables, and pasta. What more could you need in a meal?
17. Easy Wonton Soup
This wonton soup is the perfect easy recipe to incorporate into your meal rotation. It’s fresh, tasty, and so simple! Just combine broth, soy sauce, and aromatics in a pot with carrots, green onions, and frozen potstickers or the Chinese dumplings of your choice. Just 15 minutes of prep needed to whip this delicious soup up!
If you have some leftover ham laying around, you should definitely give this split pea soup recipe a try! It takes just 10 minutes to prep and it’s loaded up with ham, peas, and veggies. This recipe is a great excuse to get out your trusty slow cooker. It’s so delicious and so simple!
Want to make your classic chicken and rice dinner even better? Make it into a soup! This chicken and rice soup recipe is full of so much flavor and warmth. It’s loaded with perfectly cooked rice, tender bites of chicken, and the perfect blend of seasonings.
20. Pasta Fagioli
This pasta fagioli is a delicious vegetarian option for your next soup dinner. It has loads of seasonings, onion, garlic, beans, and pasta simmered in a flavorful broth. This soup is as tasty and as hearty as it gets and comes together in just 30 minutes!
Get fancy with this Italian wedding soup recipe! It’s made with juicy meatballs, orzo pasta, fresh veggies, and salty parmesan. A simple and quick recipe that’s sure to impress. You’re going to love every bite!
22. Gnocchi Soup
This gnocchi soup is a restaurant quality dish ready to go in under 30 minutes right in your own kitchen. It’s made with juicy chicken, rich cream, and the perfect blend of delectable ingredients. Perfect for any occasion served with your favorite garlic bread or breadsticks!
If you’re anything like me, you love stuffed peppers. And this stuffed pepper soup is an easier way to enjoy all of your favorite flavors and textures of stuffed peppers without having to actually stuff them! This hearty soup is quick, filling, and packed with hearty ingredients like sausage and ground beef, peppers, and tomatoes!
This egg drop soup will have you savoring every last bite. The recipe is so simple and comes together in only 20 minutes. It’s packed with a combination of chicken broth, aromatics and seasonings, egg, corn, and fresh green onions. Perfectly salty, savory, and delicious.
Looking for a great way to incorporate cauliflower into your meals? This cauliflower soup is the perfect option! Every bite is tastier than the last. It’s brimming with the delicious flavors of cheese, spices, veggies, and cream. And it’s made even easier and hands-off in the crockpot!
This white chicken chili is a variation on a classic meal. It’s made with tender shreds of chicken combined with tons of seasonings, beans, green chiles, corn, and more all in a rich and creamy broth. Top it off with all your favorite toppings and dig into this bowl of hearty soup. It makes great leftovers too!
27. Easy Ramen
Replace that packaged ramen with this delicious and easy homemade ramen recipe. This recipe is almost as simple to make as the pre-made stuff, and it has top tier flavors that are oh-so-worth it! It’s filled with simple and fresh ingredients, and makes a great option when you need a quick bite to eat on those busy weeknights.
This ham and bean soup is the perfect way to use up any leftover ham you might have around. It’s ready in just 30 minutes and it’s packed with healthy and delicious ingredients. It’s also made in just one pot for the easiest cleanup!
29. Wild Rice Soup
This wild rice soup is a great easy meal option. It has plenty of vegetables, seasonings, and tasty chicken that come together to make a well-balanced meal all in one pot. It takes just 15 minutes to prep and is made with ingredients you might already have in your kitchen!
Minimal ingredients, maximum flavor! This chicken and barley soup recipe has all the right qualities: healthy, hearty, delicious, and easy! It takes a quick 10 minutes to prep and requires only 6 ingredients.
31. Carrot Soup
What’s better than the sweet crunch of carrots? The sweet flavor of carrots in a blended, creamy carrot soup. This recipe is the perfect option when you want something quick and flavorful. Just combine everything in a pot, add in some cream to make the flavor extra rich, and dig in. Top yours off with cooked and crumbled bacon for the perfect smoky finish.
32. Seafood Bisque
This seafood bisque is the best mashup of your favorite decadent foods: soup and seafood! It’s made with a buttery, garlicky flavor base, the perfect combination of seasonings, cream and milk, and the seafood of your choice! It’s totally customizable and makes the tastiest meal with a chunk of crusty bread.
33. Tortilla Soup
I am a sucker for tortilla soup, and who doesn’t love chicken to round it out? This chicken tortilla soup is hearty, mouthwatering, and oh-so-flavorful soup. It comes together in just 30 minutes and is packed full of chicken, tomatoes, corn, beans, and, of course, just the right amount of cheese.
34. Miso Soup
Miso soup is a classic dish that you will not be able to get enough of! The ginger adds the perfect pop of flavor that the spongy mushrooms and tofu soak right in. This recipe is totally vegan, so tasty, and comes together in a total of 10 minutes.
35. 15 Bean Soup
Beans, beans, they’re good for your heart! This vegetarian bean soup recipe has all the nutrients and all the flavor. It utilizes 15 varieties of beans to create a guaranteed healthy and delicious meal. It’s vegan, high-protein, and flavorful enough to head back for seconds!
Sweet potatoes are so versatile and delicious…and they’re especially delicious in soup! This sweet potato soup recipe is a favorite of mine. Soft sweet potatoes are paired with honey, garlic, and ginger to create the perfect delicious and complex flavor. It even uses orange juice to tie in the sweetness!
37. Cabbage Soup
This cabbage soup is the perfect comforting dish to dig into on a cool fall evening. It is loaded up with tender cabbage, flavorful beef, veggies, and rice for a delicious and filling meal option. Serve it up with your favorite dinner rolls and have dinner on the table in a total of 30 minutes!
38. Potato Leek Soup
This potato leek soup is a delicious, light, and simple pot of comfort! It’s made with, of course, potatoes and leeks simmered with the perfect blend of seasonings and made creamy with half-and-half. Topped off with fresh chives, sour cream, and bacon!
39. Easy Clam Chowder
This homemade clam chowder recipe is unbeatable. Not only is it easy to make, but its rich flavors taste like it came straight from a restaurant! It’s creamy, well-seasoned, and good for the soul. What more could you ask for?
40. Beef Stew
Beef stew is a go-to meal on our table. It’s a classic recipe, and has stand-out flavors that make it hard to stop eating! It’s a good thing it is a healthy and hearty meal option. Oh, and did I mention that this beef stew can be prepped in only 15 minutes? Perfect!
Sausage and potatoes are such a delicious combination, and this easy soup recipe is the perfect proof. It’s rich, creamy, flavorful, packed with hearty ingredients, and can be easily whipped up in the crockpot or on the stove. Perfect for any occasion and a total crowd pleaser!
More easy recipes
- Kielbasa and potatoes – A super easy recipe, especially for a weeknight meal.
- Lipton onion soup meatloaf – Flavorful meatloaf, a family favorite!
Easy Soup Recipes
- 2 carrots peeled and sliced
- 2 stalks celery chopped small
- 1 small onion diced small
- 8 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups water
- 1 package 20 ounce refrigerated tortellini
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Melt the butter in a large stock pot or Dutch oven. Place the carrots, celery, and onion in the pot and cook about 2-3 minutes or until softened.
- Pour broth into the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and pour in tortellini. Cover with a lid and cook the tortellini according to package directions.
- Add in salt and pepper. Stir and serve warm.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.