26 Healthy Comfort Soups that Will Give You All the Hygge Feels
Creamy, hearty, spicy—which comfort soup do you prefer? Here are our favourites, which are sure to bring you comfort during the chilly months of the year.
Split Pea, Butternut and Bacon Soup
‘Tis always the season for butternut squash and bacon.
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Vegan BLT Soup
Featuring tomatoes and smoked tempeh, this hearty soup tastes just like the classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich. Craving bread? Enjoy it with avocado toast.
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Lentil Pumpkin Soup
This pumpkin soup is made with red potatoes, veggie broth and plenty of spices for a flavourful vegetarian soup that’s best enjoyed with cornbread.
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Vegan Broccoli Soup
Easy to make and brimming with nutrients, this recipe for vegan broccoli soup is a cold-weather staple.
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Pumpkin Soup with Sourdough Sage Croutons
A dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of crunchy croutons give this pumpkin soup extra flavour.
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Featuring mushrooms, onions, and garlic, this traditional Japanese dish makes a vegetarian option that’s bound to become a regular in your soup rotation.
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Broccoli, Cauliflower and Leek Soup
Boost your intake of cancer-fighting cruciferous vegetables with this tasty broccoli and cauliflower soup.
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Tofu Noodle Soup with Spinach & Cinnamon
This vegan soup is not only simple to make, but seriously delicious.
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Creamy Red Lentil Soup
Thanks to its warm spices, this soup makes for the perfect dinner to cozy up with.
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Sunchoke and Chickpea Soup
Creamy, spicy and undeniably satisfying, curry-scented soup is the cozy warm-up you need this winter.
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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup
Embrace the winter cold with this healthy, creamy sweet potato soup. This delicious soup can be served as a main course with toasted baguette slices.
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Tuscan Mixed Bean Soup
Bean soup is a delicious way to warm yourself up in the winter. But this Tuscan-style soup is even better because it is super healthy, as it’s high in both fibre and protein.
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The Hygge-Approved Roasted Root Vegetable Soup
Cold days call for a soup that showcases winter’s bountiful harvest. In-season vegetables such as turnips, carrots, and celery combine for a warm meal.
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Italian Turkey Sausage & White Bean Soup
This Italian soup not only warms you up, but it’s also a good source of protein and fibre, thanks to the turkey sausage, navy beans and nutrient-packed kale.
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Creamy Coconut Chickpea Vegan Soup
This hearty vegan soup is packed with flavour and texture. I prefer to use full-fat coconut milk because it is richer and makes the soup luscious, but use low-fat if you prefer. This dish freezes and keeps well, but add the spinach and garam masala when serving, not before.
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Soupa de Lima
This delicious soup has such a citrus kick, it’s the perfect lunch-time meal. Just make it quickly when you’re at home or bring it to workin a Thermos.
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Rustic Creamy Pumpkin and Walnut Soup
This creamy comfort soup is perfect for a crisp fall night or as a hearty starter at your next gathering. If using canned pumpkin, be sure to use pure pumpkin and not pumpkin pie filling. For an alternative recipe, you can also replace the pumpkin with butternut squash.
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Golden Autumn Soup
This golden comfort soup uses the freshest, most beautiful autumn produce.
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Spicy Chicken Soup
Elevate your go-to chicken soup recipe with your favourite warming Indian spices. Serve with whole wheat chapattis or naan bread.
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The Best-Ever Creamy Sweet Potato Soup
A bowl of creamy sweet potato soup is the perfect dish for cool autumn days.
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Thai Chicken Lemongrass Soup
Stay warm with this spicy and sour Thai chicken soup.
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Fool-Proof Healthy Carrot Soup
Because of the ginger, this carrot soup has a warming effect whether served warm or cold.
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Classic French Onion Soup
This meal-in-a-bowl needs only a green salad to round it out as a dinner or a hearty lunch. Replace the toasted baguette slices with handfuls of ready-made croutons, if desired.
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South-American Style Beef and Pepper Soup
In this hearty recipe, lean pieces of beef are simmered slowly in a rich, spicy tomato and red pepper broth.
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Rustic Portobello Mushroom Soup
The earthy flavour of the large, dark mushrooms in this soup is given a lift by garlic, parsley and mace.
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Classic Garlic and Tomato Soup
Grandmothers often say garlic was good for what ails you, and we now know they were right. This tomato-garlic soup uses 10 cloves, but because garlic mellows as it cooks, it has a mild, slightly sweet flavour.
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