The winter weather leaves most of us cooped up for the month of January, and as awful as that is, it does provide the perfect excuse to try out these 25 soup recipes for National Soup Month. What better way to warm up this season than with some cooking and slurping? Are you with me on that? Good, because these 25 soup recipes will make your mouth water just from looking at them.
There are so many ways to go about making soup. Whether you're wanting something that has more of a cream base or want to go for a chunkier, lentil broth, there's a soup here for every kind of chef and soup guru. Even if you're not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to making soup, these 25 recipes are easy to follow. That's right, you can get excited if you're a soup novice or a master chef, because the roundup of recipes below is packed with flavors and accompanied by exact instructions. It's a win-win for everyone.
Now that's enough talking about soup, because it's time to start making some. Make sure you bookmark your favorite recipes below. Your stomach will thank you (as will your tastebuds).
1. French Tomato Soup with Gruyere
You'll never have regular tomato soup again after trying A Better Happier St. Sebastian's French Tomato Soup with Gruyere. Yup, there's cheese involved.
2. Oyster Lentil Mushroom Soup
This thick lentil based soup by A Cozy Kitchen incorporates shallots, carrots, celery, oyster mushrooms, and diced tomatoes. This Oyster Lentil Mushroom Soup is a must-try.
3. Slow Cooker Beef and Sweet Potato Soup
If you're looking for a hearty soup this January, A Farm Girl Dabbles' Slow Cooker Beef and Sweet Potato Soup is the way to go. Sweet and savory!
4. Cabbage Roll Soup
If you don't think of cabbage as a key soup ingredient, this Cabbage Roll Soup by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs will change your opinion stat.
5. Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
The lemon in this Greek Lemon Chicken Soup keeps it tasting refreshing while the chicken and feta balance out the saltiness. Get the recipe from A Spicy Perspective.
6. Tortilla Soup
This Tortilla Soup by Adventures in Cooking is chalk full of spices, perfect for heating you up during the chilly month of January.
7. Slow Cooker Kale and Sausage Soup
This healthy Slow Cooker Kale and Sausage Soup is low on ingredients and high in flavor — the perfect combo. Get the recipe from Apron and Sneakers.
8. Crockpot Curry Soup with Sweet Potato, Chicken & Kale
Made with two cans of coconut milk, Ari's Menu's Crockpot Curry Soup with Sweet Potato, Chicken & Kale is a rich as it is tangy. Yum!
9. Broccoli, Cheddar and Potato Soup
Broccoli, Cheddar and Potato Soup can turn any day around, especially when you follow this recipe by Wholefully.
10. Thai Rice Soup with Poached Eggs & Kimchi
Mix things up a bit with this unique Thai Rice Soup with Poached Eggs & Kimchi recipe from Big Girls Small Kitchen.
11. One-Hour Chicken Soup
Most soups take a few hours to make, which makes Cleo Coyle Recipes' One-Hour Chicken Soup a great alternative for those with busy schedules.
12. Cauliflower Bacon Soup
Made with a little white wine and a half cup of whole milk, this Cauliflower Bacon Soup recipe by Climbing Grier Mountain has the perfect consistency.
13. Creamy Curried Coconut Carrot Soup
Bright and bold in color, Closet Cooking's Creamy Curried Coconut Carrot Soup has got it all — ginger, red curry, coconut sugar, fish sauce, and tahini.
14. Asparagus Soup with Herbed Goat Cheese
This Asparagus Soup with Herbed Goat Cheese's impressive presentation will wow all of your winter guests. Check out the recipe from The Brewer & The Baker.
15. Butternut Squash, Apple Cider and Cheddar Soup with Roasted Garlic Cheddar Grilled Cheese Croutons
Made with three of my favorite things, this Butternut Squash, Apple Cider and Cheddar Soup with Roasted Garlic Cheddar Grilled Cheese Croutons recipe from Cooking For Keeps is worth every minute of preparation.
16. Almond Chicken Soup
Looking for an inventive way to make use of some sweet potatoes? If so, The Crepes of Wrath's Almond Chicken Soup recipe is top notch.
17. Chicken Tortellini Soup
Didn't know that you could use tortellini is soup? Well now you do! Try out Damn Delicious' recipe for Chicken Tortellini Soup this January.
18. Pad Thai Soup
If you're a fan of pad Thai, then this Pad Thai Soup recipe by Domestic Fits will blow your mind. (This recipe can also be made in a vegan or vegetarian form!)
19. Avocado and Buttermilk Soup
Looking for a refreshing alternative to the usual steaming soup recipe? This Avocado and Buttermilk Soup recipe by Five and Spice is actually served chilled. This is for you, Floridians!
20. Mexican Split Pea Soup
Top off this Mexican Split Pea Soup with limes, avocado, salsa, cilantro, or olives! Get the recipe from Fo Reals Life.
21. Spinach-Lentil Soup with Saffron and Manchego
As this Spinach-Lentil Soup with Saffron and Manchego recipe from Food & Style makes clear, finishing off any soup with cheese is never a bad idea.
22. Creamy Mushroom Soup
Stock up on white button mushrooms this winter, because Food Doodles' Creamy Mushroom Soup is home run in the culinary world.
23. Potato Corn Miso Soup with Bacon
Miso makes for an excellent soup base, and this Potato Corn Miso Soup with Bacon by Food Fanatic takes things up yet another notch by adding in a plethora of tasty veggies.
24. Red Pepper and Sweet Corn Gazpacho
This Red Pepper and Sweet Corn Gazpacho calls for eight ears of husked corn, coconut milk, paprika, and a few other ingredients... a small price to pay for a huge amount of flavor. Try out Food Nasty's recipe.
25. The Best Cheeseburger Soup
Foodie Crush's The Best Cheeseburger Soup recipe really is the best. Don't believe me? Give it try, and you'll immediately change your mind. Delish!