Winter soup recipes that warm me up from the inside out are the best! These recipes range from rich and creamy, light and healthy, meat-lovers, vegetarian – take your pick, it’s all here!!
Comforting cold-weather soups are the best for these winter months! Simple and quick, these winter soup recipes will be on repeat at your house this season! A few of my tried and true go-to recipes are Chicken Noodle Soup, French Onion Soup and Lasagna Soup.
Tried and True Winter Soup Recipes
Snuggling up by a fire with a bowl of perfectly warm winter soup is my idea of a good time! I love the coziness that soup brings to the season. When it’s cold outside and I have nowhere to go, soup is definitely my go-to meal for our family! It’s simple and such a great option that my kids love! Plus, there are so many different kinds of winter soups out there to choose from. This makes it easy to find one that everyone will agree on! I have rounded up my tried and true favorites that I know you will love! With how many there are, you will definitely be able to find one that fits!
Soups can be so hearty and healthy and these ones are no exception! These winter soup recipes will fill you up and they are so quick and easy that you will definitely be adding winter soups to your menu more often this year. I love that they can be made to what you need! If you want to add a few things like these rolls or this salad, it will totally complete your meal! Try a few of them out and make them your own. Add in some extra vegetables or protein or take out what your kids won’t eat and you can make it special for your family!
How to Store Soup
Leftover soup is a great thing to have! If you can’t finish what you made or if you want to take a recipe and double it, here is how you can store it and enjoy a delicious winter soup all week!
Refrigerator: Store your soup in an airtight container for 3-4 days.
Freezer: Get a gallon ziplock bag and label with with the name of the soup and the date. Once your soup has cooled, pour it into the bag. Zip it closed and lay it down in your freezer. This will take up less room because you are storing it flat! It can be stored in the freezer for up to 6 months.
Reheat: If it is frozen, you can either place it in the crockpot and cook on low for 4-5 hours until heated through. If it is in the fridge, just put it in a saucepan and heat on low medium heat until heated through!
Slow cooker Pasta e Fagioli soup is a rich and hearty Italian soup loaded with pasta, vegetables, beans, and lean ground beef. It's hearty, comforting, and oh so delicious!
Ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, lean ground beef, whole carrots, celery stalks, onion, crushed tomatoes, beef broth, Italian seasoning, whole bay leaves, salt and pepper to taste, cannellini beans, drained and rinsed, red kidney beans drained and rinsed, ditalini pasta
The Best Broccoli Cheese Soup is a thick, rich and creamy soup with chunks of tender broccoli pieces, shredded carrots and a hint of nutmeg all cooked together in melted sharp cheese! The perfect comfort soup for the colder months!
Ingredients: melted butter, medium chopped onion, melted butter, flour, half-and-half cream, chicken stock, fresh broccoli, carrot, nutmeg, grated sharp cheddar cheese, salt and pepper to taste
This easy Minestrone Soup recipe is loaded with vegetables, beans and pasta and flavored with Italian herbs for an easy weeknight dinner the whole family will love!
Ingredients: oil, medium onion, celery, chopped zucchini, large carrots, bell pepper, chopped fresh spinach, Italian seasoning, minced garlic, salt, black pepper, paprika, diced tomatoes, red kidney beans, Parmesan rind*, chicken or vegetable broth, small pasta
French Onion Soup is such a classic and SO easy to make! Onions are slowly caramelized until soft and sweet, simmered with beef broth, thyme, and just a touch of sugar. It's topped with a crispy crouton, loads of shredded gruyere cheese and broiled into a crispy, cheesy oblivion. So good!
Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup.. Loaded with tons of Mexican flavor and cooked low and slow for 8 hours!
Ingredients: 16 ounces boneless chicken breasts, medium onion, garlic, 10 ounce can enchilada sauce, 15 ounce can chicken stock, 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed, frozen corn, 14 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, with juice, 4 ounce can diced green chiles, ground cumin, chili powder, chipotle chili powder, optional garnishes: tortilla chips
Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup is a thick and creamy soup base with chunks of cooked pork sausage, carrots, buttery kale and three cheese tortellini pasta cooked in a smooth and rich tomato sauce. This soup will become an instant favorite!
Ingredients: ground pork sausage, carrots, small onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, flour, chicken broth, can tomato paste, heavy cream, package three cheese tortellini, kale, salt and pepper to taste
Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup is hands down the best loaded baked potato soup that I have ever had. Creamy and delicious with all of the goodness of a baked potato and made right in your slow cooker!
Ingredients: Potatoes, Small onion, Chicken broth, Butter, Flour, Sour cream, Heavy cream, Salt and pepper to taste, Bacon, Cheddar cheese, Green onions
Award Winning Cheeseburger Soup is a thick and hearty soup with lean, tender ground beef, shredded carrots, diced celery and potatoes in a warm and creamy cheese soup. This is an award winning soup and it is excellent!
Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup is loaded with chopped vegetables, shredded cooked chicken, cheesy tortellini all cooked in a flavorful chicken broth. Dinner the whole family will love!
Ingredients: boneless chicken breast, medium carrots, stalks celery, medium onion, garlic, low sodium chicken broth, water, bay leaves, Italian seasoning, cheese tortellini, chopped fresh parsley for serving, salt and pepper to taste
This easy white chicken chili is loaded with beans, chicken and green chiles, all in the most delicious creamy broth. A dinner option that’s perfect for a cold day!
Ingredients: olive oil, onion, minced garlic, chicken, cooked, ground cumin, ground coriander, salt, pepper, chicken broth, green chiles, white beans such as great northern beans, sour cream, Assorted toppings such as cheese
Vegetable Beef Soup. Super comforting, hearty and can be ready in less than 45 minutes!
Ingredients: olive oil, beef stew meat, large onion, garlic, carrots, celery, russet or yukon gold potatoes, 28 oz. diced tomatoes, with juice, worcestershire sauce, beef stock, water, bay leaves, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, fresh parsley, parmesan cheese, crushed red pepper flakes
Green Chile Enchilada Soup! This creamy, comforting green Chile enchilada soup is loaded up with chunks of chicken, white beans, green chiles, and cheese. Taking only 30 minutes from start to finish this recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner for the whole family!
Ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, diced onion, minced garlic, unsalted chicken broth, and ½ cups green Chile enchilada sauce, shredded chicken, cans white Great Northern Beans, can diced green chiles, ground cumin, salt, shredded Monterey Jack Cheese, Sour Cream, Monterey Jack Cheese, Diced Cilantro