If you are looking for a variety of soup recipes, you’ve come to the right place. From cozy favorites like chicken and tomato soups to hearty chowders and stews, wait until you see these easy ideas for you soup.
Fall and winter are the perfect seasons for soup, am I right?
That’s not to say you can’t enjoy it in spring and summer too, but I tend to make most of my soup recipes in the chillier months.
Because, as the temperatures get cooler, there’s nothing quite like a big bowl of cozy soup!
There are so many different types and varieties to make. And some are easier to prepare than others.
With a family of 5 and all of our busy schedules, I opt for recipes that I can make quickly anytime during the day and finish it off when we’re ready to sit down and eat.
Here are my favorite easy ideas for soup you should try!
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In general, soups are budget-friendly and simple to make. They are a great source of hydration and can be a good way to get in a variety of vegetables and other healthy ingredients you might not otherwise enjoy.
Soup can also be a comforting and satisfying meal, especially on a cold day.
They are easy to tweak to your tastes and satisfy different preferences and dietary lifestyles.
Some studies suggest that eating soup can help with weight management by making you feel full with fewer calories.
But it’s important to note that not all soups are created equal, and some may be higher in sodium or other less than healthy ingredients.
7 Benefits Of Soup
There are many reasons why you should make soup for dinner. As a mom of three kids, making soups for dinner were always a good way to get nutrition in them.
Some of the benefits include:
Because soups are relatively inexpensive to make, they can be stretched to feed a large group of people.
It’s also a great way to use up leftovers or stretch a small amount of meat or vegetables in a big pot of soup.
Many soups are low in fat and calories while high in vitamins and minerals.
They’re also a great way to get in a lot of vegetables that are often high in fiber.
When I want to enjoy a soup with less pasta, I like to substitute it for beans.
Which brings me to how tweakable soups are really are to make!
They can be made with a variety of ingredients making them a flexible meal for those with dietary preferences.
It’s easy to swap out one ingredient for another, as soups can be made with almost any combination of ingredients.
But that’s not all. Soups are also a great way to use leftovers from other meals, which helps stretch the grocery budget.
Easy to Prepare
Most soups are simple to make and require minimal prep work.
They can also be made in large quantities and frozen for later.
Not to mention, you can easily make the soup base earlier in the day and finish it off just prior to sitting down at the table.
Soups are like huge hugs in a bowl, aren’t they?
They are a warm and comforting dish that is perfect for chilly days. But can also feel cozy and filling for someone who is under the weather.
Soup is Satisfying
Enjoying a warm bowl of soup can be a comforting and satisfying experience.
It’s cozy to relax and enjoy after a long day, or makes a great starter for the next dish.
Soup making is a fun way to experiment with new flavors and ingredients.
Overall, making soup is a healthy, delicious, and budget-friendly way to feed yourself and your family. It is easy to make, comforting and warming, and can be a fun way to experiment with different ingredients and flavors.
Quick and Easy Ideas for Soup You Should Try
Over the last few years, I’ve been sharing my go-to recipe ideas for soup on the blog.
I rotate them throughout the season, tweak the ingredients based on what I have and how I feel like making it.
What I love most about making soup is you can pack a lot of goodness and flavors in a one-pot meal that’s easy to make, serve, and clean up.
Cause let’s face it. Who wants to stand around cleaning up a bunch of pots, pans, and mixing bowls after cooking dinner.
Here are my favorite soup recipe ideas you should try!
Best Recipe for Pasta Fagioli Soup
If you want a cozy dinner idea that is hearty and easy to make, this Italian favorite is SO GOOD! Wait until you try this yummy recipe for pasta fagioli soup!
The Best Recipe for Chicken Soup Homemade
This super simple, cozy, and delicious soup dish is a recipe your family will ask for over and over again. It’s so easy to make and you can easily keep most of the ingredients on hand. Wait until you try this recipe for chicken soup homemade!
The Best Creamy Balsamic Tomato Soup Recipe
If you love a hearty tomato soup, you’ve got to try this creamy balsamic tomato soup recipe. It’s an easy dump and almost go dinner idea that pairs well with your favorite grilled cheese sandwich. Wait until you try this one!
Quick and Easy Spinach Tortellini Soup
This quick and easy spinach tortellini soup is a go-to soup for me because it takes minutes to prepare and is so easy to cook! You can tweak it a few different ways too. If you want to healthy recipe that you can make on the fly, keep the ingredients in your pantry for the perfect easy meal.
Easy Tortellini Soup Recipe with Sausage and Spinach
A take on my quick and easy spinach tortellini soup recipe, this one adds sausage and it tastes so good! If you want to make that soup heartier, you’ve got to try it with some sweet Italian sausage.
Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
Looking for a healthy chicken tortilla soup that you can make in the Instant Pot? Wait until you try this super easy and delicious Instant Pot chicken tortilla soup recipe!
Corn Chowder Recipe Easy
I love a good chowder recipe. And while most think of clam or seafood chowders, this one is made with corn. It’s a cozy soup recipe that’s light and flavorful that you can make anytime of year. Wait until you try this easy recipe for corn chowder recipe!
6 Easy Recipes for a Chowder Cook-Off
A few months ago, my supper club and I hosted a chowder cook off and the recipes were SO DELICIOUS! From seafood to vegetable chowders, there’s something for all palettes in this post. Wait until you try these quick, easy, and delicious recipes for chowder.
The Best Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe
Looking for a cozy dish that's perfect for an autumn gathering? Wait until you try this creamy pumpkin soup recipe that is super easy to make and tastes so good!
The Best Recipe for Seafood Stew
Looking for a great one-pot dish that tastes amazing and serves a crowd? Cioppino is a hearty and healthy meal that’s great for a casual dinner with friends, but is special enough to enjoy on a holiday too. Wait until you try this incredible recipe for seafood stew!
Potluck Luncheon Ideas With a Soup Party
While this isn’t a recipe post per se, if you are looking for a fun way to host a brunch or dinner party, why not try a potluck luncheon with soup party? Or host a soup party cook-off with these simple ideas.
Do you make any of these soup recipes for dinner or have a soup recipe you enjoy?
Let me know in the comments below, I’d love to hear!
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Since we moved, I’m all about cooking in my new kitchen!
The former homeowners designed a working kitchen and let me tell you, we’ve been working it here.
We’ve got three ovens and 6 burners so it’s been a lot of fun making dishes for friends and family.
Here’s what I’ve been cooking up lately!
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