9 Favorite Soup Recipes To Keep You Cozy This Season

Sep 23, 2022

The leaves are changing to fiery reds and yellows and there’s a new crispness in the air—fall is officially here!

And as the weather starts to cool and we start reaching for our favorite sweaters and cozy blankets, there’s one thing that’s certain to warm us from the inside out: a hearty bowl of homemade soup.

From stews and chilis to noodle soups and creamy broths, this fall soup recipe roundup will leave you reaching for your stockpot and ladle in anticipation. Check out our 9 favorite fall soup recipes that you’ll love to cozy up with all season long.

French Onion Soup

Topped with a thick slice of sourdough bread and plenty of gooey, melted Gruyère cheese, this French onion soup is an all-time favorite fall recipe. It’s packed with the sweet and savory flavors of caramelized onions, beef broth and fresh herbs, and makes a great choice as a dinner party appetizer served in individual ramekins or ovenproof bowls.

Roasted Tomato Soup (with White Cheddar Panini)

This is your childhood’s favorite recipe all grown up. The addition of sun-dried tomatoes adds a more sophisticated element to this soup with sweet and acidic flavors, and the whole thing is added to a blender and pureed with a bit of cream to create a smooth, silky base—perfect for panini dipping.

Instant Pot Chipotle Chili

You’ll find big, bold flavors in this easy instant pot chili recipe, which packs a punch with chipotle chilis, dry white wine and a heavy splash of freshly brewed coffee. Pair this with a jalapeño-cheddar cornbread and plenty of toppings like avocado, cilantro or tortilla strips for game day or a cozy evening at home.

Hearty Vegetable Soup

Root vegetables like carrot, onion and celery combined with tender butternut squash make this healthy homemade soup recipe a crowd favorite. It features classic flavors that you’ll never grow tired of, so you can enjoy it several days in a row for lunch or a light dinner.

Butternut Squash Apple Soup with Herb Breadcrumbs

Butternut squash and apples are some of the best seasonal ingredients you can find in the fall, and they get even better when slow-roasted and simmered down with fresh herbs like thyme and parsley.

Rounded out with creamy coconut milk, this homemade soup recipe hits a delicate balance that feels both light and rich—plus, it’ll leave your whole house smelling of the sweet and savory flavors of autumn.

Lentil and Sausage Soup with Kale

Packed with protein and flavor, this filling soup is perfect for a weeknight dinner or hearty lunch at the office. The lentils absorb the flavors of the broth and sausage. Feel free to omit the meat for a delicious vegan option.

Creamy Tortellini Soup

If you think soup can never be filling, think again! Loaded with cheesy tortellini, Italian sausage and lots of herbs, this easy soup recipe is a great middle-of-the-week meal that is sure to make it into your regular rotation.

Beef and Chickpea Stew

Fall spices like cardamom and cinnamon add another depth of flavor to this chilly-weather favorite. Cooked in a pressure cooker (or simply low and slow on the stove), this one-pot dish boasts ultra-tender chunks of meat that absorb all the flavors of the savory broth.

You can even substitute boneless lamb shoulder for the beef chuck if you’re looking for a different take on it.

White Bean Chicken Soup

If you’re looking for a new soup with chicken recipe, look no further than this hearty soup loaded with protein-packed beans. It combines the savory ingredients you love in a chicken noodle soup with the bright flavors of Swiss chard, jalapeño, lemon and garlic—making it a soul-soothing chicken soup recipe with a twist that’s perfect for a rainy day or evening curled up on the couch.

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