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21 Hearty Soups to Beat the Cold

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Jacqueline PaumierGuest Blogger
October 04, 2016 · 3.6k Views

Finally, fall is here! Time to break out the UGG boots and pumpkin spiced lattes, but not before cozying up with a hot bowl of soup. When the weather cools off, there is nothing more satisfying than indulging in some of our favorite comfort foods, and soup definitely tops the list! 

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21 Hearty Soups to Beat the Cold Weather


1. Beef and Beans Soup

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If you are looking for a recipe that’s hearty, fast, and simple this beef and beans soup is a winner. It also has that amazing soup quality where the longer it sits in the fridge the better it tastes!

Recipe from She Wears Many Hats.


2. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Soup

slow cooker sweet potato and cauliflower soup

Source: peasandcrayons.com

Sweet potato and cauliflower is a great way to fill up on something healthy. This recipe also uses a slow cooker, so it does a great jo of freeing up your time. 

Recipe from Peas and Crayons.


3. Favorite Italian Wedding Soup

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Italian wedding soup is a comfort food staple and is perfect for the whole family. Skip the processed knock off versions and try this all natural recipe instead.

Recipe from Good in the Simple.


4. Chicken, Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

chicken, wild rice, and mushroom soup

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If you were wondering what to do with the left over chicken from last night’s dinner, this is the recipe for you. This creamy and decadent soup is the perfect meal as the weather starts to cool down. 

Recipe from Simply Stacie.

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5. Pumpkin Coconut Soup

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This time of year, there are pumpkins everywhere and this recipe helps you take full advantage. You’re going to love the surprising flavor combination of rich pumpkin and sweet coconut.

Recipe from Win Food.


6. Ham and Potato Cheddar Soup

ham and potato cheddar soup

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There is something about this recipe that makes us feel like a kid again. It might be that classic childhood combination of ham and cheese that is so comforting on a rainy day.

Recipe from The Recipe Critic.


7. White Bean Soup with Crumbled Bacon and Spiced Brown Butter

white bean soup with crumbled bacon and spiced brown butter

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The addition of spiced brown butter in this soup kicks it up a notch and makes it the epitome of hearty fall soups. The depth of flavor in this bowl is unfathomable, and you'll find yourself coming back to this soup all the time.

Recipe from How Sweet Eats.


8. Ultimate Firehouse Chili Verde

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Sometimes all you need to warm up is a little heat. Lean ground turkey and fiery salsa verde will have you sweating in no time. 

Recipe from Roth Cheese.

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9. Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

slow cooker spaghetti and meatball soup

Source: plainchicken.com

Did we mention how much we love slow cooker recipes? This soup is a welcome take on traditional spaghetti and meatballs with all the flavor of the original. 

Recipe from Plain Chicken.

10. Egg Drop Soup

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When Chinese take-out just isn’t an option, there’s no reason why you still can’t have your favorite egg drop soup. Try out this recipe and never have to call for delivery again. 

Recipe from I Wash You Dry.


11. Crockpot Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Broccoli and cheese soup is a perfect example of hiding something healthy in something not so healthy. If you are trying to squeeze some extra vegetables into your kiddos diet, this soup will definitely accomplish that for you. 

Recipe from The Gracious Wife.


12. Fall Harvest Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

butternut squash and apple soup

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If all of your favorite fall flavors came together to make a soup, it would probably be this recipe. This soup is the perfect blend of crisp apples and savory butternut squash, and best of all it takes very little time to prepare. 

Recipe from Be Whole Be You.

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13. Raw Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

raw red pepper and tomato soup

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This soup can be considered to be more of a gazpacho, but is still incredibly satisfying. Add on some spicy chili flakes at the end to give the soup a little heat. 

Recipe from Kimberly Snyder.


14. Asiago Bisque

asiago bisque

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If you love cheese, you're going to love this warm, cheesy soup for gloomy days. It's filling and the recipe calls for white wine and bacon, so if that's not enough to try out this recipe, I don't know what is.

Recipe from Chef in Training.


15. Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

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Lemon and chicken soup is a traditional greek combination that has become a family favorite in many homes. We love that zesty lemon flavor with the texture of the orzo. 

Recipe from A Dish of Daily Life.


16. Creamy Coconut Ginger Carrot Soup

creamy coconut ginger carrot soup

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This soup is another cleansing option that can be just as effective as mom’s chicken soup for fighting off a cold. The addition of the ginger has particularly healing qualities. 

Recipe from Fit Bottomed Eats.

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17. Ham Potato and Corn Chowder

ham potato and corn chowder

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Imagine a loaded baked potato as a soup. Is your mouth watering yet? So is ours! Try this recipe for one of your favorite comfort foods gone soup style with ham instead of bacon. 

Recipe from Recipe Tin Eats.


18. Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

spiced vegan lentil soup

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Not only is this soup healthy for you, it’s incredibly filling. Try this recipe out for when you are looking to shed pounds, but not into depriving yourself.

Recipe from Cookie and Kate.


19. Wonton Soup 

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Source: thecozycook.com

This wonton soup is seriously close to the real deal. It’s light enough that you serve it as a side dish, but tasty enough to eat a whole bowl by itself.

Recipe from The Cozy Cook.


20. Classic French Onion Soup

french onion soup

Is there anything more decadent then a  brothy, cheesy, bread filled bowl of French onion soup? This recipe works for dining alone or if you’re looking to impress guests. 

Recipe from Gimme Some Oven.

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21. Crockpot Chicken Gnocchi Soup

crockpot chicken gnocchi soup

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The velvety texture in this basic but satisfying soup is perfect for chilly weather. Like any recipe that involves a crockpot, it's easy and hassle-free so you can stay warm in bed and wait for your meal to cook.

Recipe from Pinch of Yum.

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Jacqueline is a modern day gypsy, who has lived in several countries and has traveled to over 20. A sucker for all things pleasing to the senses; her world revolves around food (any and all food), foreign indie films, and salsa music. The first to jump off a waterfall and the last to say no to sushi, she has been described as a bit of an “extremist”. In her perfect world, no one ever spells “cool” as “kool” and Ryan Gosling has more tattoos. She enjoys spending her free time in her New Orleans home with her Cubano guitarist husband and 1-year-old son.
fdr1127Oct 06, 2016
Love these recipes and am hoping to make most of them while embarking on a healthier diet this fall. The variety will keep things from getting boring and I'm looking forward to trying them all by the time winter is here and nothing is better than a bowl of hot soup and good bread.

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