32 Vegetable Soups to Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks – Saveur

These hearty, nutritious, and soul-warming bowls will help you thrive through the chilly months and beyond
Cold weather isn’t all bad: That (seemingly relentless) chill in the air does also mean that soup season is upon us. Whether your family is a lover of chunky or smooth styles, or prefers colorful or rustic, soup is always a crowd-pleasing meal that comforts everyone as much as it fortifies us.
For all it’s one-pot simplicity, a properly made soup can be a well-rounded meal in a bowl—especially when it’s vegetable-based. (This is true whether you’re cooking with an Instant Pot, a slow-cooker, or just your favorite Dutch oven A fortified vegetable broth or homemade stock, loads of veggies and beans, and satisfying grains take the center stage in these vegetable-forward winter soups, and meat just plays the occasional supporting player.
And we’re not just talking about minestrone recipes. When it comes to inspiration, we’ve looked everywhere from Mexico to Japan to Provence. Filled with everything from mushrooms to kale to carrots and chickpeas, these beloved bowls have everything we’re craving.
Cream of Tomato Soup
Italian Bean and Vegetable Soup
Chickpea and Pasta Soup
White Bean Soup with Fennel Seeds and Broccoli Rabe
Carrot Soup with Leeks and Ginger
Ancho Chile Soup with Avocado, Crema, and Chile Pasilla (Sopa de Chile Ancho)
Umbrian Vegetable Soup (Zuppa di Verdure all’Agliata)
French Onion Soup
Chilled Mexican Potato and Leek Soup (Sopa de Poro y Papa)
Bread and Garlic Soup with Cilantro
Onion Fennel and Mushroom Soup
White Bean and Lacinato Kale Soup with Smoked Ham Hock
Green Minestrone with Kohlrabi, Olives, and Spinach Pesto
Fermented Carrot Borscht with Ginger and Turmeric
Mexican Fava Bean Soup (Sopa de Habas)
Cream of Parsley Soup with Fresh Horseradish
Mushroom-Barley Soup
Pumpkin Soup with Orange and Parmigiano-Reggiano
Soupe au Pistou (Provençal Vegetable Soup with Pistou)
Pear, Shallot, and Delicata Squash Soup (September 2011)
Caribbean Winter Squash Soup
Paprika-Spiced Cauliflower Soup (Karfiolleves)
Cold Yogurt and Herb Soup with Chickpeas
Avocado Soup
Winter Squash and Apple Soup
Hot and Sour Soup (Suan La Tang)
Tuscan Bean Soup
Spinach and Edamame Egg Drop Soup
Miso Soup with Scallions and Shiso
Hearty Vegetable Stew with Duck Confit and Cabbage (Garbure Gasconne)
Lentil Soup with Caraway and Minted Yogurt
Crisp-Tender Brussels Sprouts in 7-Spice Broth
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