16 Warming Winter Soups You Can Cook Once And Eat All Week

The days are shorter, the weather is chillier… Now that fall is here and winter is right around the corner, there’s nothing better than a warm cup of soup to help warm you up while the temperatures dip.

Whether you are loading up on vegetables or want a steamy broth as a base for other soups, we have you covered. Use these fall and winter soup recipes as guides to upgrade your regular soup options and stay cozy this season.

This article was originally published by our partners at Rodale Wellness.

tortilla soup
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Tortilla Soup

The array of seasonings gives it spicy flair that’s brightened by jalapeños, which bring the real party. In the words of the writers of Thug Kitchen themselves, “this old-school Southwestern soup is so goddamn good, even your grandma would approve. Just don’t let her catch you swearing in the house.”

Get the Tortilla Soup recipe from Thug Kitchen


green split pea soup
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Green Split Pea Soup

Pair it with a couple of slices of high-fiber bread and you’ll have a meal full of fiber and protein (a single serving of this soup has 28 grams!). Add some healthy turkey bacon as an added treat, or nix the bacon and keep it a vegetarian option.

Get the Green Split Pea Soup recipe from 5 Pounds

butternut squash soup
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Butternut Squash Soup with Walnut Pesto

Butternut squash soup is traditional. But with the walnut pesto (which comes with zesty herbs, flavorful cheeses, and nutritious nuts), the classic recipe gets a makeover.

Get the Butternut Squash Soup With Walnut Pesto recipe from Good Fat Cooking

home cooked sunday soup
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Home-Cooked Sunday Soup

The secret to a great Sunday soup is that there’s really no single recipe. The beauty of this veggie-filled dish is that it uses all your leftover vegetables (and meats, if you choose) and can be made on a chilly Sunday afternoon and stored to warm up weekday meals.

Get the Home-Cooked Sunday Soup recipe from Family Cooks

black and white bean sausage soup
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Black and White Bean Sausage Soup

Heads up, runners! This recipe will give you serious pre-run energy, and is gluten-free (but make sure to check the sausage label to confirm!).

Get the Black and White Bean Sausage Soup recipe from Runner’s World Meals on the Run.

minestrone with dried beans
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Minestrone with Dried Beans

The tomato-based soup can be customized in endless ways. Love beans? Great! Add more! Want a fuller, heartier soup? Add some squash, sweet potatoes, or peppers.

Get the Minestrone With Dried Beans from The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking.

upgraded bone broth
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Upgraded Bone Broth

For a boost in collagen (translation: wrinkle-free skin and healthier bones), go the old-fashioned route: Bone broth made from simmering the bones of grass-fed animals will promote tissue and cartilage growth and an overall healthier gut.

Get the Upgraded Bone Broth recipe from The Bulletproof Diet.

green cabbage and hamburger soup
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Green Cabbage and Hamburger Soup

Similar to hunter’s stew, this green cabbage and hamburger soup is both veggie- and protein-packed. Make it in the morning and let it simmer in a slow cooker until dinnertime.

Get the Green Cabbage and Hamburger Soup recipe from The Soup and Bread Cookbook.

autumn root vegetable chowder
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Autumn Root Vegetable Chowder

Root vegetables, a dash of bacon, and a few sprinkles of cheddar cheese combine together in this perfect autumnal chowder.

Get the Autumn Root Vegetable Chowder recipe from The Soup and Bread Cookbook

easy cream of tomato soup
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Easy Cream of Tomato Soup

The classic cooler-weather quick dish requires minimal ingredients, can be cooked in minutes, and only gets better with a side of grilled cheese.

Get the Easy Cream of Tomato Soup recipe from The Soup and Bread Cookbook

chicken wild rice soup
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Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Make the most of healthy wild rice, immune-boosting mushrooms, and other seasonal ingredients in this hearty spiced chicken soup.

Get the Chicken Wild Rice Soup recipe from The Soup and Bread Cookbook

stone soup
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Classic “Stone Soup”

Beets, carrots, onions, leeks, celeriac, potatoes of all kinds, rutabagas, turnips, parsnips, sweet potatoes, yams, garlic, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, chard, eggplant, fennel, kale, wild mushrooms, okra, pumpkins, spinach, winter squash… You get the picture. Your ingredients list is endless and always changing, so just grab your favorite fall veggies and get to work.

Get the Classic “Stone Soup” recipe from The Soup and Bread Cookbook.

shiitake mushroom soup
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Shiitake Mushroom and Soba Noodle Soup

It’s meat-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free, but chock-full of flavor. A soup in the Japanese tradition, it’s flavored with a special soybean paste, which is good for up to six months, so feel free to stock up on the seasoning and make this soup all winter long.

Get the Shiitake Mushroom & Soba Noodle Soup recipe from The Healthy You Diet.

antioxidant stew
Antioxidant Stew

With rich red wine, deep cocoa powder, and jewel-toned beets, this may be the most romantic of all the soups.

Get the Antioxidant Stew recipe from Soup Cleanse Cookbook.

gazpacho smoothie soup
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Gazpacho Smoothie Bowl

Looking for a smoothie bowl with a veggie twist? If so, this is your answer!

Get the Gazpacho Smoothie Bowl recipe from Simple Green Smoothies.

coconut cranberry soup
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Coconut-Cranberry Soup

Sweet and satisfying, without the added sugars.

Get the Coconut-Cranberry Soup recipe from Bulletproof: The Cookbook.

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