Looking to make a hearty, healthy and satisfying meal that is quick and easy? Check out 49 of the best soup recipes for winter weeknights!
Soups are a staple for those chilly winter nights. There is nothing better than enjoying a delicious bowl of hearty soup when you need something to warm you up.
Soup is not only delicious, but also good for the soul. It warms your whole body up and makes for a delicious and healthy meal. It is also perfect for busy weeknights because soup is quick and easy to make or you can have it simmer all day in the crockpot without much fuss.
This week, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite delicious soup recipes that are perfect for winter weeknights. From classic chicken noodle soup to creamy potato soup, these recipes will warm you up from the inside out.
We’ve included a selection ranging from healthy soup recipes, simple soup recipes to pure over the top comforting soup recipes! You are sure to find a few homemade soup recipes to suit your tastes and keep you warm any cold day this winter.
These delicious soups are a must-try when you are looking for a filling and warm winter weeknight meal. So pull out your slow cooker, instant pot, or Dutch oven, and get cooking!
49 Best Soup Recipes for Winter Weeknights
Easy Lasagna Soup Recipe
This Lasagna soup is the ultimate in comfort food. It has all the cheesy-meaty goodness of lasagna with tender pieces of lasagna and a delicious tomato base that delivers all the flavours of lasagna without all the fuss.
Flu Fighter Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
When you are recovering from the flu there is nothing more comforting than a hot bowl of soup. This Flu Fighter Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe offers a mix of spices that may help boost your immune system.
Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup
Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup is the most tasty way to enjoy garden fresh tomatoes & basil! It’s thick and creamy with a fresh, rich flavour. This instant pot recipe results in a simple but comforting soup.
Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup
This pumpkin and sweet potato soup is flavored with pumpkin pie spices and is easy to make. This recipe includes directions for the stovetop and Instant Pot.
Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe
Keep cozy during the colder season with this delicious and filling chicken corn chowder - the ultimate comfort food.
Cabbage Roll Soup Recipe
Cabbage Roll Soup is perfect for people who love to eat Cabbage Rolls, but don’t have the time (or patience) to make them. Because let’s face it. They ain’t easy!
Easy White Bean and Kale Soup
Get your daily dose of veggies in a cozy, satisfying bowl of White Bean and Kale Soup! This is a hearty, healthy vegan soup that’s packed with fresh flavor and great for meal prep!
Creamy Root Vegetable Soup
This Creamy Root Vegetable Soup is a simple, robust, cold-weather soup featuring a mixture of hardy, long lasting root vegetables you can keep on hand. Easy to make and filled with simple ingredients, this Creamy Root Vegetable Soup is a great family dinner choice
Oxtail Pho - Vietnamese Oxtail Soup
Oxtail Pho comprises oxtail that cooked for 6 hours in water with vegetables and spices. Served with noodles and various toppings.
Meatball Kale Soup With Couscous
Meatball Kale Soup with Couscous is a tasty recipe that anyone can make! Whether it is cold season or you need an easy soup for dinner, this will be a huge hit!
Roasted Acorn Squash Soup
This creamy roasted acorn squash soup is severed in edible roasted acorn squash bowls for a super cute and cozy fall meal!
Crock Pot Chicken Pho
With your slow cooker, you can make your own Vietnamese noodle soup! Our Crock Pot Chicken Pho is our take on this classic with an incredibly flavorful broth but with a little added nutrition from fresh bok choy. Making this Asian chicken noodle soup at home is easier than you may think!
Olive Garden Minestrone Soup
Enjoy a piping hot bowl of Olive Garden Minestrone Soup in the comforts of your home. This copycat recipe makes enough for 8-10 hearty serving and is chocked full of vegetables and beans in a rich tomato broth.
Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup with Pancetta & Sage
This cozy soup is the perfect Fall recipe made from roasted sugar pumpkin and sweet potatoes. It's naturally a little sweet, balanced with a hint of baking spice and chicken or vegetable stock. The soup is topped with buttery, pan-fried croutons with sage and salty bites of pancetta.
Zucchini and Potato Soup
Zucchini and Potato Soup is satisfying, smooth and creamy. Using potatoes to provide a creamy texture, this soup is vegan, nutritious and quick and easy to make. Ideal for a healthy lunch or dinner and perfect for meal preparation, this soup will become a new family favourite.
Cabbage and Wakame Miso Soup
This Japanese wakame miso soup with cabbage is heartwarming, cozy and incredibly comforting to have. All you need is a few simple ingredients and 30 minutes to make this soup. It is naturally vegan, gluten-free and packed full of nutrients!
Instant Pot Santa Fe Chicken Soup
The best Instant Pot Santa Fe Chicken Soup recipe for your pressure cooker, it is packed with flavour to warm you up from the inside out!
Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
This easy soup recipe comes together so quickly and includes both instant pot and stove top directions. It’s the perfect comforting dish for chilly nights!
Cozy Creamy Chicken and Dumplings
Homemade chicken and dumplings soup is the south's ultimate comfort food. This easy recipe is completely from-scratch, including the herbaceous drop dumplings and creamy soup, and it's made in under an hour.
Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup
This creamy chicken tortilla soup made in the Instant Pot is bursting with a delicious mixture of chiles and juicy morsels of chicken. It’s creamy and cheesy with just the right amount of heat.
Easy Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipe
This stuffed pepper soup is a creative deconstruction of classic stuffed peppers made into a soup! With only 10 minutes of prep and made in under 1 hour this flavor-infused soup is loaded with tomatoes, herbs, and aromatics which are all balanced by the hearty, chunky tender bites of meat, rice, and juicy peppers.
Healthy Ham and Potato Soup
This creamy Ham and Potato Soup is comforting and healthy -- with bits of ham and vegetables in every bite!
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
Lemon chicken orzo soup is an authentic greek soup that provides bursting bright lemony flavors from lemon juice mixed into chicken meat and hearty veggies. The texture is also smooth and tender because of the orzo, which is just a typical pasta with a rice grain-like shape.
Roasted Garlic Potato Soup
This Roasted Garlic Potato Soup has only a handful of humble ingredients like fresh parsley, chunky potatoes, and sweet roasted garlic. A soup full of flavor and a warmth that will keep you toasty on colder evenings.
French Onion Soup From Scratch
This is hands down, the best French Onion Soup From Scratch with a secret ingredient that makes this soup better than any other - homemade ham stock! You have got to try this classic french onion soup! It's a comforting classic you are sure to enjoy all soup season long.
Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Soup
Roasted Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Soup is so comforting to eat and full of vibrant flavours. The delicious vegetables are seasoned and roasted to perfection then blended with vegetable stock, producing a smooth, comforting bowl of soup that is both vegan and gluten-free.
Mashed Potato Soup Recipe
Mashed Potato Soup is a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. This quick cooking soup comes together in 30 minutes with just 6 ingredients. Even better, your family will never know they are eating the leftover mashed potatoes!
Korean Gochujang Soup
This spicy and flavorsome Korean gochujang soup features refreshing vegetables cooked in a savory and rich broth. This one-pot stew is ready in 30 minutes, making it a great weeknight meal! It is naturally vegan and gluten-free.
Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe
Put on your comfy sweats and wool socks and enjoy a hot bowl of classic broccoli cheddar soup. Made in one pot for easy clean-up, this simple creamy wholesome soup is made in just 20 minutes!
Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
This chicken and wild rice soup is a family favorite in cold weather. It's rich and hearty made with carrots, celery, garlic, chicken, and wild rice in a creamy, savory broth in less than one hour.
Red Curry Thai Coconut Chicken Soup
This Thai coconut chicken soup with sweet potatoes and peppers is a keeper! It’s a satisfying soup and this Thai chicken soup recipe is always a BIG hit. If you are looking for a soup with red curry or a hearty Thai recipe with chicken, then try this out.
Tasty Leftover Hearty Ham and Cannellini Bean Soup
This hearty ham and Cannellini bean soup is perfect for ham lovers or to make with leftover ham. So easy to make, too!
Instant Pot Lasagna Soup Recipe
Instant Pot Lasagna Soup is the ultimate comfort food. Made with ground beef or turkey and three different types of cheese, this mouthwatering soup is a crowd pleaser!
Instant Pot 15 Bean Soup
Dried beans are cooked to tender perfection without any pre-soaking in this deliciously seasoned Instant Pot 15 Bean Soup. Old fashioned comfort food at its best!
Mac and Cheese Soup Recipe
This mac and cheese soup recipe is the soup version of the comfort food classic! It's quick and easy to make with everyday ingredients.
Celery Soup Recipe With Ham Croutons
This Keto Celery Soup truly is one of the best low carb soups I have tried. It may even be my favourite. Serve this one to the whole family any time of year and there will be no complaining!
Red Lentil Soup with Lemon
A quick and easy, thick and hearty, Red Lentil Soup with Lemon. It's fragrant, super yum, healthy, nourishing, simple and versatile!
Instant Pot Navy Bean Soup
There is plenty of old-fashioned flavor in this Instant Pot Navy Bean Soup. The pressure cook method results in a creamy, satisfying and super wholesome soup without the need to soak the beans in advance.
Easy Jambalaya Soup Recipe
Hearty and rich Jambalaya Soup filled with spicy sausage, shrimp, chicken, the holy trinity (celery, onions and carrots), tomatoes, rice and bold creole seasonings.
Vegan Lentil Rice Soup Recipe
This protein and veggie packed Lentil Rice Soup is hearty and flavorful and sure to warm your belly and your soul. It’s made with simple ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your pantry and fridge. A family favorite!
Beef and Cabbage Soup
Beef and cabbage soup is the best warm soup you will ever have on a chilly day. It is flavourful, healthy, and comforting. Also, you can prepare it in no time, which makes it the perfect choice on busy weekdays.
Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe
This delicious cream of tomato soup is perfect for a chilly day. It’s packed with flavor and easy to make. It’s completely plant based, dairy-free, and loaded with nutrients. Serve it with a side of vegan grilled cheese for the perfect mealtime combo.
Italian Sausage White Bean Soup
This flavorful Italian sausage white bean soup is loaded with bacon, plenty of tasty sausage pieces, spinach, and oodles of tender cannellini beans.
Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut
Satisfy your cravings for comfort food, and warm up with a bowl of my Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut. It is nourishing, flavoursome and simple to prepare. Make a batch today for an easy lunch or dinner option.
Creamy Pumpkin Potato Soup
Make some thick and creamy pumpkin potato soup from scratch in just 30 minutes! This luscious one pot soup also happens to be vegan and gluten-free. Plus, all you need is 5 simple wholesome ingredients.
Ten-Minute Miso Noodle Soup
This 10-minute Miso Soup is a slightly different twist on the traditional miso soup and you can customize it with your favorite vegetables.
Instant Pot Vegan Split Pea Soup
Flavorful, hearty soup made quickly and easily in the Instant Pot. Serve it up with smoky tempeh crumbles and a slice of crusty bread. This Vegan Split Pea Soup is craveable comfort food!
Keto Tuscan Soup (Zuppa Toscana)
This Keto Tuscan soup recipe is a low carb take on the classic zuppa toscana. It’s hearty, creamy, full of flavour and made in just one-pot!
We hope you’ve enjoyed these hearty soup recipes and found a few new ones for your winter cooking repertoire. Whether it’s easy, hearty soup or light broth with noodles, we have the perfect recipe to get you through this cold season!
With this list of easy soup recipes at your fingertips, there should be no excuse for not having a delicious bowl of soup on hand to ward off the winter chills!
Which recipe are you going to try first? Share in the comments below!
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!