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50 Soup Ideas for Dinner

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Everyone knows that a warming bowl of soup is pure comfort food. From classic potato or a new take on tomato, these filling soup ideas for dinner are sure to satisfy any day of the week. Check out these soup recipe ideas for more inspiration.

a bowl of soup with yummy garnish on the table

Chunky soup recipes

This Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup has rocked my world! Toss a package of FROZEN chicken breasts in the instant pot and have a meal in no time. This one of my fastest soup ideas for dinner!

This Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup has rocked my world! Toss a package of FROZEN chicken breasts in the instant pot and have a meal in no time.

This hearty chicken soup is perfect for dinner. Chicken sausage and kale combine to make the most wonderful soup.

Or if you love a bit of kick, check out this smokey pork soup with leftover pork roast!

This beef and barley soup that my daycare kids LOVE is a great dinner idea too.

Make your favorite takeout soup at home. Chicken wonton soup is a complete meal in itself.

This hearty New England Clam Chowder is made with fresh littleneck clams in a sherry cream soup! It’s the perfect cozy dinner!

This sprouted mung bean soup is chock full of sprouted lentils and veggies, and perfect for a cool day.

Slow Cooker Mushroom Barley Soup is bursting with tender mushrooms, carrots, celery, and onions complemented by bits of al dente barley in a perfectly seasoned broth.

This Greek lemon chicken soup – kotopoulo soupa avgolemono is delicious and can be used for healing purposes or pure comfort and delight. It is a much loved traditional Greek soup.

Hearty and comforting! This delicious and easy slow cooker cabbage roll soup recipe is loaded with tender cabbage, ground beef, oregano, garlic, and tomatoes. Everything you love about a cabbage roll, but 100 times easier to make.

This kale and sausage soup with cauliflower rice is amazing. Full of vegetables, tons of flavor from the Italian sausage.

Italian Wedding Soup with homemade meatballs is so light and easy! Make this one-pot recipe all year long with luscious chicken stock, wilted spinach, and acini de pepe pasta in less than an hour.

This Vegan Tortilla Soup is a hearty, Mexican-inspired meal that the whole family will love. It’s full of flavor and can be customized with an array of delicious toppings. It takes just 15 minutes to prep and 30 minutes on the stove!

A homemade hearty chicken and vegetable soup will warm you up without weighing you down.

Swiss chard, sausage, and beans come together in a soup that celebrates the seasonal bounty. So good!

Looking to switch things up? This sweet potato & lentil coconut curry features amazing Thai flavors and is super comforting.

A healthy Mexican chicken soup that can be customized for all members of the family! Gluten-free and dairy-free as is, but can be loaded with cheese, sour cream, and chips if that’s how you like it.

A generous amount of meat, loads of vegetables, wine, and beef broth fill this hearty Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup with wonderful flavor.

This easy and hearty tortellini soup makes a quick, meat-free dinner that the whole family will love! It makes a healthy, complete meal that can be on the table in 25 minutes.

This Lasagna soup is the ultimate in comfort food. It has all the cheesy-meaty goodness of lasagna with tender pieces of lasagna and a delicious tomato base that delivers all the flavours of lasagna without all the fuss.

bowl of soup on a plate on the table

Easy soup recipes with few ingredients

Few ingredient meals are some of my favorite soup ideas for dinner. I love simple things that don’t take every pot in the kitchen.

This Broccoli Soup made indulgent with ooey-gooey Cheddar Cheese is simple to make in less than 30 minutes and is lightened up with no cream or milk. It’s a perfect Winter comfort food favorite!

This Slow Cooker Beef Southwestern Soup is only 5 ingredients and takes about 10 minutes to toss together. Add in some Tortilla chips to dip in the soup while you eat and you are ready to go!

Made with roasted tomatoes, onions, garlic, and chicken stock, this creamy keto tomato soup is the gluten-free dish that one craves on a cold day. It’s a very comforting food that you can make for your family and friends in under 30 minutes.

This garlic chickpea soup is not only super easy, but it’s also tasty and deliciously creamy. Made from a handful of basic ingredients, it comes together in less than 30 minutes.

This quick tomato soup with potatoes is so satisfying, deliciously creamy and so convenient. It’s made with basic pantry ingredients and makes the perfect meal when you either run out of time or when your fridge is empty.

This hearty, comforting chicken and rice soup recipe is a remedy for cold weather; especially eaten when snuggled up in a thick, soft blanket.

Red Lentil Soup is a middle eastern classic soup recipe. It only requires 4 main ingredients and is full of flavor.

You only need a few ingredients to make vegan lentil soup. This healthy soup with celery, lentils, carrot and chili flakes is also quick and very easy to make.

Packed with powerful nutritious veggies, super healthy green soup that helps stimulate and promote weight loss.

Do you ever have those nights where you are just racing home, it’s well past dinner time and you just need to get dinner on the table fast! This super easy chicken noodle soup recipe is one of my favorite go-to recipes.

Easy soup recipes vegan

If you want meatless meals, check out these vegan soup ideas for dinner tonight.

Creamy kabocha squash with a Yucatán-style combination of flavors, this Vegan Mexican Winter Squash Soup will warm your tummy on a chilly day, and provides vital nutrients too! With roasted winter squash, apples, and onion with a pepita-ancho paste and creamy coconut milk, it’s vegan, gluten-free, and ready in about an hour.

This one pot, vegan Puy lentil soup uses Mediterranean ingredients and flavors to give you a fresh yet hearty & delicious soup. It’s packed with healthy nutrition containing high amounts of iron, magnesium, potassium & vitamins A, B-6, C & K. These are all essential to maintain good energy levels.

This vegan Creamy Red Pepper Soup is smooth with a delicate sweet flavor, inspired by Cibrèo’s famous Yellow Pepper Soup.

Excited to have a warm bowl of creamy soupy goodness? This Thai Butternut Squash Soup made in the Instant Pot is what you have been waiting for. It is creamy, flavorful, healthy, and vegan!

This creamy vegetable soup is dairy-free but still deliciously creamy!

This quick & easy vegetable rice soup is a family favorite. It makes use of leftover rice and fresh vegetables transformed into a hearty filling dinner.

This Potato Leek and Lentil Soup with Caraway Seeds is hearty, cozy, and the most perfect soup for the cold fall and winter months. It’s vegan yet super creamy thanks to the potatoes! The added lentils make this soup filling and packed with protein.

One-pot Thai red curry potato lentil soup is the ultimate vegan or vegetarian healthy comfort food. It’s a delicious combination of Thai red curry and red lentil dhal!

This dairy-free, Whole30 recipe for roasted cauliflower soup is perfect for dinner. It’s a great way to add to a meatless Monday and to eat more vegan recipes. The key? Roasting the vegetables first.

Get ready to fall in love with this Jackfruit “Chicken” Noodle Soup. It is so comforting and delicious.

This fancy cream soup is prepared with many different vegetables, it’s absolutely delicious, has the perfect creamy texture and it’s vegan. Enjoy it and share it with everyone!

The most delicious curried cauliflower soup made of good-for-your-health vegetables. It’s vegan, gluten-free and is ready in less than 30 minutes!

High protein low carb soup recipes

If you’re watching carbs, here are a bunch of low-carb soup ideas for dinner tonight.

Warm and comforting Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Soup has all the flavors of a cheeseburger, but in a delicious soup. If you’re going low carb and you miss burgers, this will fit the bill!

keto bacon cheeseburger soup in a pot with a ladle

You can make a wonderful soup with leftover pork in just a few minutes that is high in protein and low in carbs. So good! I’m working on getting my favorite one on the blog, so watch closely for it.

This creamy taco soup is delicious and so easy to make. It is also keto-friendly and makes the perfect comfort meal for cold days!

This broccoli sausage soup is full of delicious flavors from smoked hot paprika, Italian sausage, vegetables, Parmesan, and oregano.

This Paleo Bulgogi recipe takes the deliciousness that is traditional Korean BBQ beef and removes the soy, grains, and vegetable oils but keeps that trademark sweet and savory flavor. We serve this bulgogi with zucchini noodles, mushrooms, and a beef bone broth for the ultimate easy, healthy and tasty dinner.

Soups are wonderful for every diet, including those on a low-carb, keto, or gluten-free diet. This rich and creamy homemade cream of mushroom soup is restaurant-quality and 100 times more fantastic than anything you get out of a can.

This keto-friendly crack chicken soup packs some major flavor with an easy enough recipe to throw together on a weeknight after work! 

This Keto Chicken Pot Pie Soup is comfort in a bowl! It can be made in the Instant Pot or on the stove and is super-rich, creamy, and easy to make. It comes together in about 30 minutes and is guilt-free because it’s also Whole30, Paleo, Gluten-Free, & Dairy Free!

This keto broccoli cheese slow cooker soup is easy, low in carbs, gluten-free, and thickened with only cheesy goodness. It’s a rich thick low-carb broccoli cheese soup that everyone will enjoy.

Soup recipe ideas

This taco soup costs just a few dollars to make comes together in a few minutes, and almost all kids and adults love its yummy taco flavors!

bowl of taco soup

Pasta e Fagioli, the traditional Italian pasta and bean soup now a gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free recipe! This easy and inexpensive soup is humble with ingredients but full of flavor! Quick to make for a light weeknight meal or simple lunch option that the kids will love too!

Looking for a healthy mushroom soup recipe that doesn’t sacrifice flavor? This creamy mushroom soup is quick, easy, and packs a punch with a variety of herbs and spices making this the perfect cozy Fall soup.

Loaded baked potato soup is delicious and filling. This creamy soup is sure to be a hit!

This healthy broccoli and sweet potato soup is perfect to warm up with on a cold day. Made with sweet potatoes, broccoli and onion simmered in vegetable broth. Blended until smooth. A bit of cream mixed in and a dash of red pepper flakes for a tiny bit of spice.

This simple Roasted Parsnip Soup is the perfect cold-weather companion! Roasted parsnips and celery root are blended with a little onion, garlic, nutmeg, olive oil, and stock to create a smooth, cozy soup.

This hearty Ham and Bean Soup is a tasty and inexpensive recipe that will keep you full and warm through the winter! Flavored with chicken stock and tomato sauce, this is a simple and easy slow cooker soup that yields a perfect result every time!

This Loaded Pierogi Soup is a delicious and healthy Ukrainian soup with all the flavors of loaded pierogies! Bacon, potatoes, cheddar cheese, cabbage, fried onions, and sour cream are combined to create a creamy blended soup that’s hearty enough for a meal!

Although it uses relatively cheap ingredients, this easy Leek and Potato soup is elegant and flavourful and is not out of place as the first course at a dinner party.

This delicious mushroom soup is a perfect snack or even a main meal with some tasty buttered crusty bread.

Healthy spicy fish soup. Full of spices for maximum health benefits and low in fat too.

Don’t let that leftover turkey go to waste this holiday season. Use that, plus a few extra vegetables you may have, to make a delicious leftover turkey tortellini soup.

This Homemade Vegetable Soup is nourishing, hearty, comforting and packed with plenty of vegetables! Super easy and delicious, especially when paired with crusty bread!

Get ready for the creamiest vegan soup recipe! Full of delicious spices and root veggies, this sweet potato cream soup will fuel you through the day.

A warming lemon lentil soup made with lentils and vegetables in a lemony broth. This is a perfect full meal on it it’s own or can be enjoyed as a starter.

For kid pleasing soups for even the pickiest eater, check out healthy soups for kids here.

What to eat with soup

Soup goes great with sandwiches like grilled cheese or a good ole ham sandwich. It’s also great paired with a yummy salad. I love it with an avocado salad or a yummy tuna salad sandwich any time.

A baked potato makes a wonderful side for a soup dinner. Even a lettuce salad is good with it as well. You can serve it with just some yummy garlic bread or biscuits as well for a perfect dinner.

I hope you’re inspired by these soup ideas for dinner. I know I’m hungry again now!

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