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31 Best Soup Recipes

An all-star collection of hearty, filling and warming soup recipes that are super delicious and full of BIG flavors! Whether you’re looking for noodle soups, Instant Pot soups, vegan soups, soups with pasta, or cozy and comforting soups, this list has got you covered for soup season!

There’s nothing better than a cozy bowl of soup and couch time with Netflix when it’s fall or winter…and SOUP SEASON!

From Asian noodle soups like khao soi gai, Japanese curry udon, spicy curry laksa and pho, to Instant Pot winners like vegan mushroom and chestnut soup and vegan lasagna soup, to everyone’s favorite creamy tomato basil tortellini soup and spicy Mexican chicken tortilla soup, and to hearty and comforting variations on the classic fall pumpkin soup! 

Look no further, this collection of the 31 best soup recipes has got you covered! Here are the soup recipes we’ll be making and loving time and time again!

Noodle Soups

Khao Soi Gai

Bowl with Khao Soi Gai topped with fried wonton wrapper strips, coriander, mint, and red onion.

A northern Thai coconut curry noodles soup that is incredibly fragrant and flavorful! Chicken gets cooked in a spicy and aromatic paste, then is simmered with veggies and seasonings in a creamy coconut milk broth and served with egg noodles. Top your bowl with fresh coriander, mint, red onion, and crispy fried wonton wrapper strips for the ultimate Thai comfort food experience!

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Thai Glass Noodle Soup

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This Thai glass noodle soup is quick and easy to make in 30 minutes and super warming and comforting. It’s made with chicken and prawn meatballs, fragrant aromatics and herbs, and glass noodles in a homemade broth that’s exploding with flavor! 

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Spicy Curry Laksa

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This spiced curry noodle soup that’s popular in Malaysia and Singapore boasts a rich and creamy spiced coconut milk broth and is made from scratch with a homemade laksa paste. It’s loaded with shredded chicken, juicy shrimp, fish balls, fish tofu, fried tofu puffs, and served over rice vermicelli noodles with plenty of classic laksa toppings and garnishes!

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Spicy Udon Noodle Soup with Chicken and Mushrooms

Top view of bowl with Spicy Udon Noodle Soup with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Wontons.

Tender chicken pieces, gorgeous Asian mushrooms, slippery udon noodles, a spicy and savory broth with a peppery kick, juicy wontons and crisp spring onion come together to make this warming and delicious Spicy Udon Noodle Soup with Chicken & Mushrooms! It’s easy to make, loaded with umami, and guaranteed to warm you up on a chilly or rainy day!

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Spicy Dan Dan Noodles

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Made with spicy ground pork, silky thin wheat noodles, and a creamy, nutty and spicy Sichuan pepper chili oil and sesame sauce infused broth! This Spicy Dan Dan Noodles is quick and easy to make, full of bold and striking Sichuan flavors, and each bowl is crowned with juicy pork and shrimp wontons. It’s also vegetarian and gluten-free adaptable.

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Japanese Curry Udon with Pork Belly

Chopsticks pulling udon noodles from a bowl with curry udon with pork belly.

Tender thin sliced pork belly, onion, carrots and fragrant aromatics get simmered in a rich and savory curry broth and served over slippery and chewy udon noodles. This Japanese Curry Udon is quick and easy to make in 30 minutes with store-bought Japanese curry roux cubes, robustly flavorful, and a comforting and satisfying meal!

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Spicy Miso Ramen with Chicken Meatballs

Chicken meatball on a spoon in a bowl of ramen noodle soup.

Juicy gochujang chicken meatballs, slippery and hearty ramen noodles, and an EPIC savory-spicy and creamy miso broth that’s super flavorful and warming! This Spicy Miso Ramen is quick and easy to make in 35 minutes and exploding with flavor!

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XO Noodle Soup

Assembled XO noodle soup bowl and broth in Dutch oven behind.

Crispy savory ground pork, chewy fish balls and black pepper pork balls, a flavorful XO sauce infused spicy broth, bok choy, slippery rice vermicelli noodles and crisp spring onion come together to make this hearty and filling XO Noodle Soup bowl!

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Pho Recipe (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

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This unbelievably delicious Vietnamese Pho Recipe is made with a nourishing beef broth infused with fragrant spices, chewy noodles, and tender slices of meat. Filled with the same delicious and authentic flavors as your favorite pho restaurant, learn how to make this Vietnamese Noodle Soup from scratch and serve topped with fresh herbs and vegetables.

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Filipino Almondigas Soup

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Filipino Almondigas is a comforting meatball and noodle soup that is easy to make in just about 30 minutes. It is made with simple aromatics, broth, pork meatballs, and thin noodles but is big on flavor. So warm and delicious for soup season!

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Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

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You will LOVE this Asian chicken noodle soup filled with authentic flavors like ginger, garlic, soy sauce, roasted chicken, vegetables and coconut milk! It’s restaurant-quality and the perfect way to warm up on a chilly evening.

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Soups with Pasta

Creamy Rosé Tortellini Soup

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Easy to make and incredibly flavorful with a creamy tomato and rosé wine broth, this creamy rosé tortellini soup is chockfull of veggies, juicy spicy Italian sausage, and pillowy ricotta and spinach tortellini. It’s lightened up by using milk instead of cream, great for meal prep, and super cozy and comforting!

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Creamy Tomato Basil Tortellini Soup

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Ground chicken, veggies, aromatics, fresh basil and mint, and pillowy ricotta and spinach tortellini are simmered in a velvety and rich tomato cream broth! This creamy tomato basil tortellini soup is quick and easy to make in one pot, incredibly flavorful, and ultra cozy and comforting! Perfect for busy weeknights and cold weather! 

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Creamy Butternut Mac and Cheese Soup

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Creamy Butternut Mac and Cheese Soup is rich, cheesy, loaded with good carbs, and the perfect ending to a crisp autumn day.

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Classics and Favorites

Kicked Up Creamy Clam Chowder

Two soup bowls with spicy creamy clam chowder garnished with spring onion, crispy bacon, and cheese.

A spicy version of the classic hearty New England clam chowder! It’s rich and creamy without being too heavy, and guaranteed to warm you right up with its delicious spicy and smoky notes on cold days.

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Spicy Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup

Bowl with Mexican chicken tortilla soup topped with corn, black beans, avocado, cheese, and lime slice.

Super hearty and filling, this Spicy Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup is chockfull of feel good and wholesome ingredients like corn, black beans, rice and sweet peppers! It’s also naturally gluten-free, creamy (without using any heavy cream), and deliciously spicy and comforting!

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Hearty Pumpkin Chicken Soup

Pumpkin Chicken Soup in bowl with crispy bacon pieces, yogurt and chopped coriander.

Loaded with feel-good and wholesome ingredients like corn, asparagus, butter beans, shredded chicken and rice, this Hearty Pumpkin Chicken Soup is incredibly tasty and warming! It’s also beautifully spiced, naturally gluten-free, and creamy without using any heavy cream.

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Creamy Chicken Mushroom Rice Soup

Closeup of bowl with creamy mushroom chicken rice soup and a spoon.

A hearty and filling soup that’s loaded with tender chicken, rice, and feel-good veggies like mushrooms, carrots, and celery. This easy to make creamy soup is ultra cozy, comforting, and downright delicious!

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Spicy Pumpkin Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This Spicy Pumpkin Chicken Tortilla Soup is a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers and can be made with shredded chicken or leftover turkey, canned or fresh pumpkin puree, and other veggies you have on hand after the big feast! It’s naturally gluten-free, and finished off with plenty of delicious toppings.

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Spicy Chicken Enchilada Soup

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Quick and easy to make in one pot, hearty and filling, and full of spicy and smoky hot Mexican flavors! This Spicy Chicken Enchilada Soup is loaded with veggies, shredded chicken, corn, black beans, and made wonderfully thick, creamy and cheesy with masa harina and smoked cheddar cheese!

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Thai Spicy Pork Rib Soup

Close-up of pork rib soup in a bowl with an Asian-style soup spoon.

This Thai Spicy Pork Rib Soup boasts a delicious hot and sour broth that is infused with plenty of fragrant aromatics and herbs. It’s easy to make, full of juicy and tender pork spare ribs, and super warming and comforting on a chilly fall or winter day!

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Tom Kha Gai (Coconut Milk Chicken Soup)

Thai Coconut Milk Soup in bowl garnished with kaffir lime leaves, chilies, coriander, and chili oil.

Tom Kha Gai is an incredibly flavorful tangy and spicy traditional Thai coconut milk chicken soup infused with galangal and other fragrant Thai herbs and aromatics. It’s ready in 35 minutes, incredibly warming and comforting, and the ultimate tasty bowl of creamy chicken and mushroom soup heaven!

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Healthy Mushroom Soup

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Looking for a healthy mushroom soup recipe that doesn’t sacrifice flavor? This creamy mushroom soup is quick, easy and packs a punch with a variety of herbs and spices making this the perfect cozy fall soup.

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup

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This chicken pot pie soup is all the flavors of classic chicken pot pie in a cozy, satisfying bowl of soup! Plus it’s amazingly easy to make in just over 30 minutes.

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Zupa di Pesce (Italian Fish Soup)

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Zuppa di Pesce, an Italian fish soup, is a simple but delicious combination of garlic, tomatoes, white wine, fish stock, fresh fish, shellfish and herbs.

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Creamy Chicken Poblano Soup

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Chicken Poblano Soup is full of flavor from the roasted poblano peppers and pepper jack cheese to the corn, Yukon gold potatoes, cream and spices. Load it up with all your favorite toppings like tortilla strips, cilantro and sour cream.

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Instant Pot Soups

Do you have an Instant Pot (affiliate link)? These recipes may tempt you to invest in one!

Easy Instant Pot German Potato Soup

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This easy Instant Pot German Potato Soup is the perfect recipe for cold winter days. Here is how to make it!

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Soup

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This creamy Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Chicken soup tastes like it’s from a restaurant, and can be made in under 30 minutes!

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Vegetarian Instant Pot Moroccan Soup

Vegetarian Instant Pot Moroccan Stew with carrots, squash, chickpeas, cilantro, tomatoes in black bowl on colorful mat.
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This Vegetarian Instant Pot Moroccan Stew recipe is so good that you won’t miss the meat! The stew has a dynamite combination of ingredients that gives it a rich, complex flavor that you’re going to love. Serve with a lemon and herb couscous, or quinoa.

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Vegan Soups

Vegan Mushroom and Chestnut Soup

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This vegan Mushroom and Chestnut Soup is rich and creamy, with woody mushrooms and subtly sweet chestnuts for the perfect Autumn comfort meal.

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Vegan Lasagna Soup

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This delicious lasagna soup is quick and easy to make in one pot for a healthy meal that’s perfect for satisfying a lasagna craving any night of the week!

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