These 25 Healthy Soup Recipes are perfect when you need comfort food that’s good for you! Loaded with vegetables & protein – these easy soups are delicious. Made in the instant pot, slow cooker, or on the stove – there’s a healthy soup for everyone! Whether you want healthy chicken soup, beef soup, or vegan soups – you’ll love all of these low calorie soup recipes!
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There are few things I love more than a big bowl of soup. Not only are soups delicious – they’re SO easy to make. They’re perfect for loading up with veggies and protein for a filling meal.
We have some sort of soup recipe at least once a week. Sometimes more in the colder weather! Over the years I’ve found the perfect way to make soup and some tips for storing/serving it. I’ve shared them for you below as well as 20 of our favorite soup recipes!
Tips for making healthy soup recipes:
- Add more veggies! You can always sneak in more veggies to soups. I like to use my food processor to get the veggies in super small pieces, or add a couple cups of chopped greens at the end of cooking soup.
- Use bone broth: Bone broth is an awesome way to amp up the protein and nutrients in your soup recipes
- Always include celery, onions and carrots – These are the base of all great soup! They add flavor and are so yummy.
- Use a parmesan cheese rind – This is such a simple thing you can do to amplify the flavor of your soup. I grab them at the grocery store. Simply remove them once you’re done cooking and you’re good to go!
- Add pasta, zoodles and greens at the end. I rarely cook pasta/zoodles in soup. You’re better off to cook separately and then add to your bowl when you’re serving!
Tools for healthy soup recipes:
You can make all of these soup recipes with your stove and a good pot (or dutch oven).
How to store soup:
These are my favorite containers for soup. Mason jars are also great for storing soup!
Can you freeze soup? Yes you can freeze soup! Store your soup in an airtight containers.
When you’re ready to eat, defrost the night before by leaving this in the fridge, or take out of the refrigerator and heat over the stove/in the microwave.
Now that you’re pretty much a soup pro, here are some of our favorite healthy soup recipes.
Healthy Chicken Soup Recipes
Lemon Chicken Soup – light, fresh and delicious – this is a fun twist on classic chicken noodle!
Healthy Paleo Chicken Soup – If you’re paleo, keto, or Whole30 this is a great substitute for regular chicken noodle, it uses zucchini noodles instead of pasta!
Pumpkin Chicken Chili – This is a hearty chicken chili that we love! The pumpkin makes it so creamy and delicious
Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Soup – Tastes just like the filling from pot pie – but in a soup form. One of our favorites!
Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup from My Kitchen Love – We have made this soup SO many times. It’s a favorite in our house
Crockpot Chicken Quinoa Taco Soup – Think tacos.. in soup form! This is loaded with hearty quinoa, beans and veggies – SO good!
Healthy Turkey Soup Recipes
Leftover Turkey Soup – Great for the day after thanksgiving (or really any day!)
Healthy Italian Wedding Soup – A lightened up classic of one of our favorites!
Healthy Beef Soups
Keto Hamburger Soup from Thyme & Joy – This is SO good. Tastes just like a burger!
Whole30 Zuppa Toscana Soup from All The Healthy Things – So many of you love Zuppa Toscana so I had to include this one!
Paleo Beef Pho from The Almond Eater – We love pho and this is a yummy healthier option!
Instant Pot Vegetable Beef Soup from Healthy Christian Home – We grew up eating soups like this at home! So cozy and yummy.
Sausage Kale Soup from Joy Food Sunshine – Total comfort food and so easy to make!
Healthy Vegan & Vegetarian Soup Recipes
Carrot Lemongrass Soup from Soup Addict – Love the flavor combos in this one!
Healthy Butternut Squash Soup -A favorite on our site. It couldn’t be easier to make!
White Bean Soup from A Cedar Spoon – This is so easy and yummy!
15 Bean Soup – This is a something I grew up eating. It’s SO delicious and filling!
Vegan Pasta Fagioli – A healthier, vegan version of our favorite Italian soup!
Healthy Broccoli Soup – Like panera… but better!
Dairy Free Cream of Mushroom Soup from Irena Macri – Love this dairy free version!
Healthy Potato Soup – Simply the best. So creamy and rich while being completely dairy free!
We hope you love all of these healthy soup recipes! If you’re looking for other soup recipes – check out these 25 Whole30 Soup Recipes!