Over 20 Hearty Vegan Soup Recipes (2024)

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Browse over 20 Hearty Vegan Soup recipes to warm you up this winter. From Potato Corn Chowder to Minestrone to Lentil Rice Soup you're sure to fill up on these hearty recipes.

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Soup season is here!

So grab a bowl, a spoon, and a basket full of biscuits and dig into these Hearty Vegan Soups!!

If you're like me, you love adding hearty soups back into the dinner rotation. AND a big pot of soup means there's always leftovers for easy weekday lunches!

Stay warm this winter with these hearty vegan soups.There’s everything from chunky vegetable soups to creamy puréed soups.

You'll definitely find a recipe to please the whole family!

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And if you're looking for a hands-off recipe, my Instant Pot Creamy Potato Soup is always a hit and easy-to-make! Serve it in a bread bowl for a hearty winter meal.

Don't own an Instant Pot yet? I own and love this one here.

Hearty Vegan Soup Recipes

Fill up on these Hearty Vegan Soup Recipes and stay warm all winter long.


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30 minute Vegan Pho

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This incrediblevegan phorecipe puts a new twist on the classic Vietnamese noodle soup. It’s bursting with flavor, and simple to prepare in just 30 minutes.


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Potato Corn Chowder

Vegan Potato Corn Chowder is a thick & hearty, dairy-free recipe. Keep warm all winter with this one-pot, rich & chunky soup.


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Healing Vegetable Soup with Corn

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This immune-boosting vegetable soup is full of nutritious vegetables and fresh herbs. It’s also very quick and simple to make and, of course, totally delicious!


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Vegan Noodle Soup with Chickpeas

Vegan Noodle Soup is a classic one-pot soup. It's full of easy-to-find, everyday ingredients making this an ideal last-minute meal. This hearty soup recipe can be made in the Instant Pot or on the stovetop.


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Vegan French Onion Soup

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This Vegan French Onion Soup will make you cry happy tears! It's loaded with savory flavors from caramelized onions, broth infused bread, and bubbly gooey 'cheese'.


Spicy Lemongrass Noodle Soup

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This vegan spicy lemongrass noodle soup hits all the right spots when it comes to a flavourful soup. The broth has a hit of citrus from lots of lime juice,, spice from the Thai red curry paste, and a hit of earthy and bright lemongrass.


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Lentil Rice Soup

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A hearty, flavorful, protein-packed, and veggie-loaded soup that's sure to warm your belly and your soul. 50 minutes is all it takes and most of that is hands-off time, making this the perfect winter weeknight meal.


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Quick & Easy Vegan Ramen

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This Quick & Easy Vegan Ramen is a delicious homemade soup that is perfect for a cold or rainy day. It’s filled with ramen noodles & soft tofu and comes together in less than 30 minutes!


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Instant Pot Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup is a classic homestyle recipe made with simple ingredients. This hearty vegetable soup is easy to bring together for an ideal weeknight dinner.


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Vegan Smoky Broccoli Potato Soup

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This Vegan Smoky Broccoli Potato Soup features roasted broccoli and roasted potatoes on top for the most delicious flavor and hearty texture. It uses only 8 ingredients and is ready in less than an hour.


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Vegan Wild Rice Soup

Vegan Wild Rice Soup is a hearty and delicious soup! It only takes one pot, a few simple ingredients, and about 30 minutes to cook.


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Oil-free Coconut Corn Chowder

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This Corn Chowder gets its creaminess from coconut milk instead of butter or cream.This recipe cooks quickly and can be whipped up in about forty minutes from start to finish.


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Vegan Minestrone Soup

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Warm-up with a big bowl of this Vegan Minestrone Soup! It’s easy to make and loaded with ingredients like beans, potatoes, and noodles for a hearty vegan soup that will keep you feeling full!


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Creamy Potato Cauliflower Soup

This Creamy Potato Cauliflower soup gets its creaminess from the blended cauliflower base. And to keep the soup hearty it's loaded with chunky potatoes.


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Vegan Tortilla Soup

Vegan tortilla soup is topped with spicy cashew queso, fresh diced avocado, homemade crispy tortilla strips, and fresh cilantro. Add a squeeze of lime juice to give this soup a 'gotta have it' taste! Instant Pot instructions included.


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Vegan Broccoli Potato Soup

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Soaked cashews and nutritional yeast blended together with golden potatoes and homemade veggie stock give this soup that super-rich creaminess without the addition of any cream or dairy at all. Pure magic!


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Cauliflower Leek Soup

Cauliflower Leek Soup is an easy one-pot soup that can be ready in about 30 minutes. Top with vegan bacon, green onions, and fresh ground pepper for the perfect winter meal. It'll keep you warm all season long!


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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup

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This healthy Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup is the perfect comforting cold-weather meal. It's a savory soup with plenty of onions and garlic, but there are subtle hints of maple, cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange, too.


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Vegan Mushroom Soup

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This Vegan Mushroom Soup recipe is a rich and hearty flavorful bisque that warms you to the core. It's straight-up comfort food and you’ll want seconds!


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Spicy Root & Lentil Soup

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The root vegetables and lentils give such a luscious, thick, and smooth texture. And the spices and coriander give a strong, warming flavor. Just what you want in a soup.


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Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk

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Vegan Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk is easy to make, creamy, and comforting. It’s the perfect soup for cold and rainy days! Delicious with potato twisters and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.


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Spiced Tomato Soup

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Indian Spiced Tomato Soup takes only 20 minutes to make. This easy homemade vegan tomato soup seasoned with cumin, coriander, and turmeric.

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  1. Jenn

    What a great collection! I eat soup all year, but I really crave it in the winter. Can't wait to cook my way through this whole list! Thanks for including my Lentil Rice Soup! Sharing!


    • Where you get your protein!

      Thanks Jenn! I'm with you I eat soup all year, but in winter it always hits the spot! :)


  2. Kathy Roosa

    Thanks for this wonderful collectiion!


    • Where you get your protein!

      You're so welcome, Kathy! :)


  3. Sophia | Veggies Don't Bite

    Thanks so much for including my Greek lentil soup! Great roundup for fall. Sharing!


    • Where you get your protein!

      You're so welcome, Sophia! I love the simple ingredients used in your Greek lentil soup. It looks delicious and so easy to make! :)


  4. Melissa

    This is such a fabulous collections of my favorite comforting meal. I can never get enough of delicious & healthy soup recipes. I have lots to add to my collection now. :)


    • Where you get your protein!

      Thank you, Melissa! Soups are always warm and comforting when it's cold out. And I've had my eye on your French Onion Soup for awhile. It's a must try! :)


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What is the secret to soup? ›

7 Tips for Successful Soup Making
  • Use a Sturdy Pot. It is worth investing in a heavy pot with a thick bottom to use for making soup. ...
  • Sauté the Aromatics. ...
  • Start with Good Broth. ...
  • Cut Vegetables to the Right Size. ...
  • Stagger the Addition of Vegetables. ...
  • Keep Liquid at a Simmer. ...
  • Season Just Before Serving.
Oct 9, 2022

What is the best soup when your not feeling well? ›

Here's our list of soups that put their feel-good magic to work!
  • Chicken Noodle Soup. Let's start with a classic comfort food! ...
  • Asian-Inspired Zoodle Flu Buster Soup. ...
  • Harvest Vegetable Soup. ...
  • Butternut Squash Soup. ...
  • Tomato Basil Soup. ...
  • Coconut Curry Soup. ...
  • Creamy Corn and Potato Chowder. ...
  • Poblano Chicken Chowder.
Oct 19, 2023

What vegetables to put in soup? ›

Veggies That Make Healthy, Tasty Soups
  • Cucumber. 1/14. This nutritious veggie is one of the ingredients in the cold soup called gazpacho. ...
  • Butternut Squash. 2/14. ...
  • Lentils. 3/14. ...
  • Broccoli. 4/14. ...
  • Potatoes. 5/14. ...
  • Mushrooms. 6/14. ...
  • Fresh Spring Peas. 7/14. ...
  • Dried Split Peas. 8/14.

What mistakes do cooks do when cooking soups? ›

Common mistakes with soups:
  • Using inferior stock. Most of my soups are based on good stocks usually made at home. ...
  • Not sautéing onions, celery and garlic before adding. ...
  • Adding ingredients in the wrong order. ...
  • Not adding umami. ...
  • Not garnishing. ...
  • Not tasting.
Feb 5, 2021

What is the most important ingredient in soup? ›

For clear, brothy soups, stock is your most important ingredient. If you want to make a good soup, you need to use an excellently flavored stock — otherwise, the entire pot could be tasteless.

What gives soup the best flavor? ›

Some of our favorites are Dried Shallots, Dehydrated Red Bell Pepper, Dehydrated Green Bell Pepper, Tomato Flakes, Minced Onion and Roasted Garlic Flakes. Or, add a bay leaf to your recipe. The bay leaf will give the soup a little something extra without overwhelming the dish.

What soup is good for cough and phlegm? ›

Which soups can help with a cough that brings up phlegm? Soups with ingredients like loquat leaf, apricot kernel, and bitter almond are believed to be effective in reducing phlegm. You can also try soups with herbs like platycodon root and fritillary bulb, which are believed to have expectorant properties.

Why do doctors recommend eating soup when we are sick? ›

Compared with hot water alone, studies show chicken soup is more effective at loosening mucus. The herbs and spices sometimes used in chicken soup, such as pepper and garlic, also loosen mucus. The broth, which contains water and electrolytes, helps with rehydration.

What soup is good for stomach aches? ›

Try these fantastic soups
  • Roasted Tomato Soup.
  • Creamy Butternut Squash Soup.
  • Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Sweet Potato.
  • Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup.
  • Cauliflower Soup with Dried Pears.
  • Bean Soup with Crunchy Croutons.
  • Pea Soup with Sour Cream.
Jan 12, 2023

What is the No 1 soup in the world? ›

According to the Taste Atlas Awards, the international food database, the Filipino favorite, Sinigang, is hailed as the best soup in the world.

Why do you put celery in soup? ›

The celery gives a very lovely flavor: it is related to parsley, fennel, and anise, and its flavor is somewhat reminiscent of all of them. You can skip celery, it won't change the taste of the soup much. No, cucumber is tasteless and falls apart, adding nothing to flavour or texture.

What are best potatoes for soup? ›

Russets or all-purpose baking potatoes are high in starch and low in moisture. In soups, they will soak up the liquid and lose their shape. This makes them the ideal choice for making creamy soups or thickening a runny soup. Try using Russet potatoes to create the perfect Loaded Potato Soup.

What not to put in soup? ›

The Worst Things to Put in Your Soup
  1. By Sara Butler. If there's one good thing about fall and winter, it's soup. ...
  2. Heavy Cream. Heavy cream creates an inviting texture for soups but that's where its positive contributions end. ...
  3. Juice. ...
  4. Turkey Bacon. ...
  5. Cheese. ...
  6. Croutons.

What vegetables can you not put in soup? ›

any veggie can be used in soup, but unless you're making a very delicate, exceptional soup, I'd steer clear of lettuce. some veggies have a strong flavor, so you may enjoy using them, but in moderation. For me, parsnips and rutabaga fit this category.

When should you add celery to soup? ›

But once those vegetables are exhausted, they're strained and switched out for a fresh set of thinly sliced celery and carrot. These are added for the final 4–5 minutes of cooking so that they're tender but nowhere near mushy. You get the sweet luxury of long-cooked vegetables and the freshness of crisp-tender ones.

What not to do when making soup? ›

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Make Cooking Soup
  1. Boiling instead of simmering. You want a small bubble or two to rise to the surface of the liquid every few seconds. ...
  2. Not using enough salt. ...
  3. Ignoring water. ...
  4. Overcooking the vegetables. ...
  5. Adding tomatoes at the beginning. ...
  6. Neglecting to garnish. ...
  7. Not trying a pressure cooker.
Nov 19, 2014

What are 2 principles of soup making? ›

The document provides 5 basic principles of preparing soup: 1) Starting with cold water. 2) Cutting vegetables to an appropriate size. 3) Selecting a protein such as beef, chicken, pork, or fish. 4) Simmering the soup for 4 hours.

What are three qualities of a good soup? ›

A soup's quality is determined by its flavor, appearance and texture. A good soup should be full-flavored, with no off or sour tastes. Flavors from each of the soup's ingre- dients should blend and complement, with no one flavor overpowering another.

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