15 Cozy Fall Soup Recipes

Warm Up With a Homemade Bowl

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

The Spruce Eats

Cozy up to autumn with these comforting fall soups that make the most of seasonal fall produce. Easy and delicious, these soups are meant for enjoying on sweater weather days, whenever you crave a comforting bowlful of goodness.

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    Mushroom Barley Soup

    Mushroom Barley Soup

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    Wonderfully warm and comforting, as well as inexpensive to make, mushroom barley soup is a must-know recipe as the weather turns colder. This rich-tasting version uses dried, reconstituted shiitake mushrooms, along with the fresh variety, for a strong umami flavor.

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    Crockpot Beef and Cabbage Soup With Tomatoes

    Crockpot Beef and Cabbage Soup With Tomatoes

    Diana Rattray

    Hearty beef and cabbage soup is just the thing you crave after a cool fall day spent outdoors. It is jam-packed with beefy flavor from meaty shanks and plenty of texture from cabbage, carrot, rice, onion, celery, and tomatoes. 

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    Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

    Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

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    You can call this a "semi-homemade" chicken noodle soup because two condensed soups are included in the ingredient list. Just don't call it short on flavor, thanks to meaty chunks of cooked chicken, plenty of vegetables, tender noodles, parsley, and real cream.

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    Country Bean Soup

    Country Bean Soup

    Paul Poplis

    Navy beans and country ham give this classic fall soup plenty of flavor and full-bodied texture. Make a big pot on the weekend and freeze extras to reheat on cold winter days whenever you crave a warming bowlful.

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    Roasted Carrot, Apple, and Celery Soup

    Roasted Carrot, Apple, and Celery Soup

    Miri Rotkovitz

    Roasting carrots, apples, and celery in the oven before adding them to a stockpot with other soup ingredients, intensifies the flavors of the vegetables and fruit in this vibrant autumn soup. The soup is pureed after cooking and finished with a knob of butter for smoothness and richness.

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    Easy French Onion Soup

    Easy French Onion Soup

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    Do you adore restaurant French onion soup, but never made it because you thought it was complicated? Try this easy recipe, which makes it a snap to prepare, right down to the cheese-topped baguette slice atop each bowl.

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    Easy Vegetarian Pumpkin Soup

    Easy Vegetarian Pumpkin Soup

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    Pumpkin soup is a popular fall recipe and this homemade version is suitable for those eating vegan or vegetarian. It is also super quick and easy to make in only 15 minutes, using canned pumpkin puree, canned vegetable broth, soy milk, and spices.

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    Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

    Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

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    Italian minestrone soup is a great "kitchen sink" soup that's easily adapted to include almost any vegetable in your fridge. It is made with a base of tomatoes, to which you add carrots, celery, green beans, zucchini, garlic, fresh basil, and seasonings. Pasta shells are tossed in near the end of cooking, making this a filling vegetarian meal.

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    Sausage and Potato Soup With Kale

    Sausage and Potato Soup With Kale

    Diana Rattray

    Cook up this rib-sticking soup to warm your family's stomachs when the weather gets chilly. It's a hearty meal on fall or winter evenings, bulked up with potatoes, Italian sausage, bacon, kale, and carrots.

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    Celeriac Parsnip Soup

    Celeriac Parsnip Soup

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    Celeriac and parsnip soup is a classic fall recipe and tastier than the sum of its parts. Roasting the vegetables first gives them a deeper caramelized flavor. The finished soup is blended until silky smooth for an elegant presentation. Serve topped with croutons and a dollop of pesto or sour cream.

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    Low-Fat Broccoli Soup

    Low-Fat Broccoli Soup

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    This healthy broccoli soup may be low in fat, but it is also just as creamy and rich-tasting as higher-fat versions. Potato and low-fat milk add plenty of body, while allowing the fresh broccoli to shine. Serve it as an elegant first course at dinner, topped with toasted pumpkin seeds or garlic croutons for crunch.

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    Creamy Cauliflower Soup

    Creamy Cauliflower Soup

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    If you enjoy cauliflower, you are sure to love this recipe. The simple pureed soup recipe is thickened with potato and flavored with white wine, garlic, onion, and fresh herbs. Serve topped with snipped fresh chives for an elegant presentation.

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    Creamy Turnip Soup

    Creamy Turnp Soup

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    Creamy turnip soup makes a tasty first course at dinner or a light lunch with a crusty roll, on fall and winter days. It's so easy to make in about 30 minutes, with turnips, onions, garlic, canned broth, a little olive oil, and heavy cream.

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    Leek and Stilton Soup

    Leek and Stilton Soup

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    Popular leek and potato soup gets a boost of flavor and depth from a chunk of funky Stilton cheese. Serve it as a starter at dinner, or enjoy it as a meal, along with buttered baguette slices, and a tossed green salad.

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    Beet and Cabbage Borscht

    Beet and Cabbage Borscht

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    Bright red, chunky, and chock full of roasted beets, onions, cabbage, and white beans, this borscht stew is the perfect thing to warm you up on cold fall and winter evenings. The soup freezes well for easy reheating anytime. Top bowls with chopped fresh dill and a spoonful of plain Greek yogurt, crème fraîche, or sour cream.