20 Cozy Soup Recipes to Make This Winter

Baby it’s cold outside! Let’s curl up with these 20 cozy soup recipes!

20 Cozy Soup Recipes to Make This Winter including vegan, vegetarian, paleo, and gluten-free versions. There's something for everyone so come grab a bowl!

Winter is the perfect time of year to curl up with a delicious bowl of piping hot soup.

Whether you pair it with a fresh salad for grazing, a sandwich for dunking, or simply serve it up as a meal all on it’s own, soup is always a great idea!

We’re big on soup around here, especially since so many varieties can be made in big batches once and enjoyed all week long. Most can even be frozen for sketch-free fast food options and soup is ideal for bringing along as a work lunch.

No matter how you slurp it, it’s soup season yo!

20 Cozy Soup Recipes to Make This Winter

Below you’ll find a medley of tasty soup recipes including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and paleo options. There’s something for everyone!

This one-pot chicken and vegetable soup is a weeknight winner in our house and great for meal-prep since it's magically even better the next day!

1. One-Pot Chicken and Vegetable Soup

We all need more easy one-pot recipes in our lives and all you’ll need to make this tasty chicken and veggie soup is a dutch oven (or any large pot really) and you’re good to go! No juggling multiple pots and pans on the stove top and even better? You’ll totally have leftovers to squirrel away for a busy day. JACKPOT!

We're loving this quick and easy Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Soup with Crispy Parmesan Chickpeas! Stove-top instructions also available below. Vegetarian + GF

2. Creamy Tomato Soup with Crispy Parmesan Chickpeas

We’re loving this quick and easy tomato soup. Both Instant Pot and Stove-top instructions are available for this crazy comforting soup recipe, and it’s great every which way! Vegetarian + Gluten-Free

Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup (Instant-Pot + Slow Cooker)

3. Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup

This uber easy and crazy flavorful Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup can be made in a pressure cooker, slow cooker, or on the stove – game on! It channels the flavor of my go-to chicken tortilla soup perfectly, with the added bonus of being totally vegetarian with extra veggies, extra legumes, and a swirl of creaminess that makes this easy, every day dinner soup feel like a luxurious indulgence.

Short on time? Try this speedy + spicy sriracha lime chicken zoodle soup! Zucchini noodles have never tasted so good!

4. Sriracha Lime Chicken Zoodle Soup

One pot and 15 minutes are all you need to make this delicious Sriracha-spiked chicken and zucchini noodle soup! As an added bonus, each serving of this healthy + delicious soup clocks in under 300 calories. Jackpot!

This homemade vegetarian minestrone soup is vegetarian comfort food at it's best!

5. Homemade Vegetarian Minestrone

This hearty vegetarian minestrone soup is the perfect use for all your favorite seasonal veggies. It yields a giant pot-o-deliciousness that’s perfect to share and makes glorious leftovers for the following days. Bring a bowl to work for lunch or curl up with a bowl after a long day for dinner. Add a few slices of crusty baguette with butter and you have the recipe for the most divine comfort food coma.

6. Broccoli Cheese Soup

Creamy Broccoli and Cheese Soup that’s quick, easy, and entirely from scratch! This homemade Panera Bread copycat is filling and flavorful and is always met with a request for seconds (and thirds!) by my family and friends.

7. Butternut Cauliflower Soup

Grab your pressure cooker (or slow cooker!) and throw together this tasty soup in record time. With minimal prep and tons of flavor, this Butternut Cauliflower Soup is sure to be a new cold weather favorite!

This healthy vegetarian madras lentil soup channels the flavor of my favorite crock-pot lentil dish in a delicious vegan soup! 

8. Madras Lentil Soup

This healthy vegetarian madras lentil soup channels the flavor of my favorite crock-pot lentil dish in a delicious vegan soup!

9. Creamy Mushroom Brie Soup

This restaurant-style Creamy Mushroom Brie Soup with Garlicky Mushroom Bruschetta is totally tasty. My husband begs for this one as soon as temperatures start to dip and I’m happy to oblige – it’s one of my favorite ways to eat mushrooms!

10. Shortcut Taco Soup

Taco soup is one of those super simple, easily customizable meals that can be made a million and one ways and taste great every time. When there’s a slew of leftovers in the fridge, or we can’t figure out what on earth to eat, this default dish has our back! With so many combinations possible, every night can be taco night! Or in this case, taco soup night!

Crock-Pot Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup

11. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Soup

This Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Soup is positively delicious and SO easy to make with your trusty slow cooker doing all the work!

12.  Creamy Tomato Soup with Baked Mozzarella Balls

Creamy tomato soup topped with crispy, cheesy, baked mozzarella balls that turn this foodie classic into a melty, cheesy, bowl of YUM!

13. Crock-Pot Loaded Baked Potato Soup

One of the hands-down all-time most popular recipes on my site, this Crock-Pot Veggie Loaded Baked Potato Soup is a total rockstar. Let your slow cooker do all the work with this thick, creamy, vegetarian loaded baked potato soup!

Vegan Ramen Bowls with Edamame and Mushrooms


14. Vegan Ramen Soup with Edamame and Mushrooms

These healthy, hearty Vegan Ramen Bowls with Edamame and Mushrooms have an ultra quick trick for a super flavorful broth that tastes slow simmered in a fraction of the time!

15. Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

Black beans make the perfect base for a super satisfying soup! The smoked paprika, chili powder, and cumin gave a slightly smoky, hearty flavor to the beans without the use of meat while the salsa, lime juice, and cilantro added a fresh flavor boost! Add a little crunch with the crushed tortilla chip topping and you’re ready to faceplant into a bowl full of Fall comfort!

16. Crock-Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

My friends and family can’t get enough of this crock-pot chicken tortilla soup. It’s the best! Healthy, easy, freezer-friendly, and packed to the brim with tasty veggies.

Homemade Matzo Ball Soup recipe

17. Matzo Ball Soup

This vegetable packed matzo ball soup is a warm hug in a bowl and positively delicious! It’s my all-time favorite soup to slurp when I’m feeling under the weather and a must for sweater weather.

18. Slow Cooker Potato Apple Brie Soup

I’m a teensy bit obsessed with potato-based soups.  This one, much like my loaded baked potato soup, comes out thick and creamy without an ounce of cream in the recipe!  No flour… no thickening agents… just fluffy potatoes, sweet apples, and a little buttery brie for good measure.

19. Chicken Parmesan Soup

There’s something about serving up my favorite foods in soup form that’s just plain fun. It’s also a really great way to lighten up comfort food and make it deliciously freezer-friendly too! It’s a win-win situation in my book. Plus it’s slurpable. So there’s the added bonus of annoying my husband.

I’ll take it!

Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

20.  Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This velvety vegetarian soup is full of flavor and so easy to make and topped with the most delicious garlic bread croutons. Gluten-Free? Top your bowl with Crispy Roasted Chickpeas and you’re good to go!

Did you make it to the bottom of this cozy soup recipes post without craving a big bowl of soup? I am so totally ready to dive into a bowl right now!

To the kitchen!

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  • These all look so good! I love a hot bowl of soup when it is cold.

  • So, i’m blown away by your beautiful new site, Jenn. It truly makes your gorgeous photography shine and I love your About page – adorable! I can’t fold a fitted sheet to save my life either, lol.

    Congratulations on your wonderful success, friend. Well deserved xoxo

    PS..soups are my fav and this is one hell of a delicious collection! Sharing 🙂

    • Gah! Thank you Robyn!!! It means the world to me 🙂

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