Warm yourself from the inside out with these nutritious and delicious soup recipes filled with hearty lentils, beans, chicken and tons of seasonal veggies.
Vegetarian Beet Borscht
Borscht is comfort food from a simpler time. Puréed or chunky, with or without potatoes, hot or cold — this sweet, hearty yet simple borscht is sure to please all your Seder guests.
Curried Lentil Soup With Spicy Cauliflower
This soup definitely fulfills its goal on the aromatic spectrum. The cauliflower still has crunch to it, so it makes a contrasting garnish in texture and taste to this comforting soup. If you’re looking for more ways to prepare the popular nightshade veggie, here are some creative cauliflower recipes.
Sausage, Kale and Lentil Soup
A hearty, filling soup that’s full of earthy lentils, healthy kale and hot sausage to keep you warm all day long.
Barley and Bean Soup
This hearty soup filled with healthy lentils, barley and baby spinach is an easy (and tasty) way to pack in those veggies!
Chicken and Rice Soup
Soup is forever a perennial, cold-weather comfort food. Make a double batch of this hearty, freezer-friendly dish, so you’ll always have a bowl on hand to get you through the chilly season.
Tomato Soup with Parmesan Croutons
The best part of this rustic soup is that your chopping doesn’t have to be pretty. Carrots, onions and garlic are sauteed then pureed to perfection, along with canned tomatoes and chicken stock for a simple Saturday lunch or quick weeknight dinner.
Cabbage Roll Soup
Don’t know what to do with leftover cabbage rolls? Transform them into a unique and hearty soup!
Kielbasa, Potato and Cabbage Soup
This hearty European soup from Rachael Ray is flavoured with lager and fresh lemon juice. Serve with a dollop of crème fraiche and a sprinkle of fresh dill.
Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup
Soup season has finally arrived, and nothing feels better than cozying up with this Canadian classic. Deliciously simple and satisfying, this soup will fill your home with a comforting aroma of fall cooking, simultaneously delivering a substantial amount of fibre, protein and iron.
Parker’s Split Pea Soup
Split peas are high in protein, fibre, iron and a variety of minerals, making them one of the healthiest options for the original one-pot meal; soup. Jazz up the colour with a handful of fresh spring peas if you have them on hand.
Vegetable Soup with Mixed Greens
You don’t have to eat cold salad on cold days unless you want to. Packed with fresh greens and lentils, this dish offers the nutrients of salad, but in a warming, comforting soup.
Vegetable Soup with Mixed Greens
When the days are short and the chill sets in, get this soup bubbling for a comforting veggie-filled lunch with a hearty dose of winter greens.
Garden Vegetable Soup
All the flavours of summer are found in one warm bowl you can curl up with on a winter day. Make this soup even more nourishing by adding whatever vegetables you have on hand. Root veggies like turnips or sweet potatoes would be a great addition.
Vegetarian Mexican Tortilla Soup
Spice up your lunch or dinner with this vegetarian soup, loaded with herbs, spices, corn, tomatoes, onions, garlic and rice. Don’t forget the tortilla crisps for added crunch!
Swimming with vegetables and filled out with Swiss chard, potatoes and plenty of fibre-rich beans, this winter soup will fill you up without all the guilt.
Grilled Chicken Vegetable Soup
Grilled chicken adds a smoky element to this fragrant, hearty soup that you’ll want to enjoy for dinner and then lunch the following day.
Cold Kicker Stew
While no other puny lettuce leaves could survive swimming in a steaming bowl of soup or stew, kale’s strong build makes it the ideal vegetable for a hot brothy meal.
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Tyler Florence's Chicken Noodle Soup
Turn Sunday’s roast chicken into a luxurious chicken soup with onions, carrots and celery, then jazz it up with whole black peppercorns, bay leaf and fresh parsley tied together with kitchen twine.
Miso Soup with Cod
Inspired by Hokkaido, Japan:
Silky miso cod transforms a simple soup into a dish worth travelling for. But instead of taking the long trip to Japan’s northernmost island, you can celebrate its bountiful seafood and slurp-able noodles at home.
With a bone-white hue, this hearty bean is a calcium superstar providing 100 mg of calcium per half-cup serving. With a creamy texture, you’ll be able to skip the dairy and up the protein in any number of dishes — even sneaking a few in a smoothie works. If savoury is more your style, this lean protein and calcium-packed soup will keep you feeling strong all week long.
Black Bean Yum Tum Soup
A healthful, colourful soup filled with kale, beans, brown rice and sweet potatoes. Turn this soup into a meal by serving with homemade rolls or a thick slice of cornbread.
Low Sodium Hearty Beef and Barley Soup
This heart-healthy soup is easy to make and can be made ahead of time–it tastes even better the more you cook it!
Carrot, Sweet Potato and Squash Soup
This delectable autumn-flavoured soup can be served as a started or paired with a salad for a well-rounded dinner meal.
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Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup
This veggie-packed soup is spiced with curry, fresh ginger and garlic and cooled down with a hint of yogurt. Want to add more veggies to brighten up those cold months? Here are our best vegan soup and stew recipes.
Chicken and Spinach Tortellini Soup
A quick and easy dish great for busy weeknights or weekend lunches with the whole family.
Spicy Tomato Soup
This robust tomato soup has a fiery kick that will chase any winter blues away. San Marzano tomatoes add a rich, bold flavour to the marinara sauce, red pepper flakes pack a spicy punch and cannelloni beans and pasta bulk up the soup. A quick and easy meal that comes together in under 15 minutes!
Coconut and Acorn Squash Bisque
Combat the cold with a warming Thai-fusion soup featuring red potatoes, acorn squash, garlic, coconut milk and red curry.
Chicken Broth 2
Keep this chicken broth recipe up your sleeve – and in the freezer – for homemade soups, stews, risottos and gravies at a moment’s notice. Save leftover bones from your roasted chicken for the best flavour.