Quick & Easy Soup Recipes

Hot or cold, starter or main course — search through these hearty quick and easy soup recipes. Find make-ahead and one-pot recipes for classic favorites and specialties like chicken noodle, vegetable, tomato, bean, french onion, bread or tortilla soups.

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15-Minute Lentil Soup

Rating: 3.5 stars 291
This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.

Brothy Orzo and Pork Meatballs

In this one-pot dinner recipe, meatballs are given a makeover for spring. Ground pork, fennel seed, and Parmesan are mixed togther and formed into meatballs that cook in a light, bright broth with orzo pasta, lemon juice, and fresh dill. 
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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.

Tortellini en Brodo

Rating: 3 stars 25
Tortellini en brodo ("in broth") is a traditional first course for Christmas feasts in northern Italy. Because it calls for only a few ingredients, make sure they are of the highest quality, especially the chicken stock (now is a good time to use any you might have in your freezer).

Spiced Tomato Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
This is no simple soup, it's a richly-flavored dish that features lots of spice and aromatics. Use our Whole Roasted Tomatoes as a base.

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.

Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

Rating: 3.5 stars 163
In this Chinese soup recipe, an egg is stirred in at the end to form tiny ribbons. For more flavor, add a teaspoon of toasted sesame oil just before serving.Note: Be sure to drain the tofu thoroughly before adding it to the soup so it will soak up the flavor of the broth.

Gazpacho

Rating: 3.5 stars 186
On a hot day, use your blender to whip up a refreshing cold gazpacho, a soup from a ripe tomato, cucumber, and bell pepper.

Lemony Pesto Chicken Soup

Brighten your winter with this bright, lively soup that tastes like spring. It comes together in a flash, especially if you use store-bought broth, rotisserie chicken, and pesto.

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Pureed cauliflower florets and low-sodium chicken broth serve as the base for this creamy soup recipe, while roasted cauliflower leaves are used as a garnish.

Scallion-Ginger Broth

Rating: 4 stars 8
Enhance chicken broth with scallions, ginger, and fish sauce for plenty of low-fat flavor.

Smoky Black-Bean Soup with Sausage

Cozy and filling, this weeknight friendly soup stars Andouille sausages and fire-roasted tomatoes. They give canned black beans a complex, smoky flavor in just 40 minutes.
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Inspiration and Ideas

25 Quick and Delicious Soup Recipes You Can Make in 45 Minutes or Less
From broccoli-cheddar to chicken-and-rice, we've gathered our favorite comforting yet quick soup recipes here.
25 Quick and Delicious Soup Recipes You Can Make in 45 Minutes or Less
From broccoli-cheddar to chicken-and-rice, we've gathered our favorite comforting yet quick soup recipes here.
Creamy Asparagus Soup
Rating: 3.5 stars 19

Step into spring with this easy blender soup that showcases fresh asparagus, leeks, shallots, and just a touch of cream from a last-minute drizzle of crème fraîche.