Soup Recipes

There's nothing more comforting than a bowl of homemade soup. Whether you're craving potato soup, lentil soup, pumpkin soup, or chicken noodle soup, try our recipes for the ultimate satisfying lunch or dinner.

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Basic Chicken Soup

Rating: 3.62 stars
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Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly than traditional chicken soups (the dish is ready in a little over an hour). There's no need to make a separate stock; the vegetables and meat form their own satisfying broth.

Everyday Vegetable Soup

Rating: 3.4 stars
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This basic vegetable soup can be made with any combination of fresh or frozen vegetables, so the soup will taste a little different each time. The recipe can easily be doubled or even tripled to feed all the vegetable soup fans at your table.

Split Pea Soup with Ham

Rating: 3.38 stars
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You'll turn to this split pea soup with ham all winter long—especially when you need to warm up! Use leftover ham to make split pea soup prep even easier.

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Rating: 3.63 stars
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This comforting classic is so easy to make, you'll never eat the store-bought version again.

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Rating: 3.59 stars
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This soup is super creamy in texture, but it contains very little actual cream. The butter and flour mixture -- what's called a roux -- gives it body and silkiness.

Vegetable-Bean Soup

Rating: 3.38 stars
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This time of year is filled with fancy fare, so we all need a change of pace during the week. This simple soup is tasty, and extremely gratifying.

Chicken Soup with Rice

Rating: 1.86 stars
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Easy to prepare and nourishing, this straightforward, family-friendly soup recipe uses boneless chicken thighs and white rice. Ready in just an hour, it doesn't need to simmer all day for a full flavor that gets a little extra panache when topped with sharp, grated cheese.

Potato, Broccoli, and Cheddar Soup

Broccoli is used two ways in this kid-friendly dish: it's simmered until tender for the soup base and roasted for the garnish.

Classic Chicken-Vegetable Soup

Rating: 3.3 stars
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You can't go wrong with this classic chicken-vegetable soothing soup—it's good for what ails you. This traditional recipe is delicious and easy to make.

Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk and Ginger

Sweet roasted butternut squash tempers the heat of fresh ginger in this vegan soup. Coconut milk is swirled in for creaminess, while toasted squash seeds add a pleasing crunch.
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Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Soup

If you need to get dinner on the table fast but you're tight on time, you can make this restorative, immunity-boosting soup with store-bought broth and rotisserie chicken.

15-Minute Lentil Soup

Rating: 3.3 stars
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This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 Nourishing Soup Recipes Made for a Crowd
From chilled soups for summer to hearty winter combinations, plus classic recipes like tomato and chicken noodle soup, here are our favorite big-batch soup recipes.

Test Kitchen's Favorite Chicken Soup Made with a Whole Chicken

Ask your butcher to cut a chicken into pieces and give you the backbone—it makes for a richer broth.