When the days are short and the weather is cold, there is nothing better than scooping out a bowl of smoky hot soup.
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But these are not your basic chicken-and-noodle soups. With a little extra effort, you can whip up a nutritious, filling meal together that will turn into enviable lunch leftovers the next day.
1. Southwestern tenderloin soup
Full of Mexican-inspired flavors, this soup is a true family delight. You can also replace the beef with chicken or black beans to suit your taste.
2. Tomato soup with chickpeas and lentils
This hearty soup with chickpeas and lentils is spiced with Indian spices and peanuts. With all the flavor, you will not want to miss the meat!
3. Easy creamy corn soup
A thick and creamy soup that you can enjoy and not feel guilty about. The soluble fiber in corn keeps you full and satisfied, while potassium helps reduce the impact of sodium in your diet.
4. Beef, beans and Crimini mushroom stew
This tasty and hearty soup includes two cans of high-fiber beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and a red pepper. It is great for leftovers and also freezes well.
5. Butternut Squash, Carrot and Ginger Soup
Carrots and butternut squash add a natural sweetness to this freeze-friendly soup that is low in calories but not in flavor.
6. Moroccan sweet and spicy soup
An unexpected combination of pineapple, sweet potatoes, tofu and spices makes this soup memorable. Serve it over quinoa or with a side of mixed baby greens.
7. Buffalo Chicken Chili
A chili recipe so easy that it almost makes itself. The addition of turmeric and buffalo sauce sends the flavor out of this world.
8. Pumpkin Leek Soup With Smoked Peppers
The pumpkin season is not over yet. This satisfying, non-dairy and nutritious soup is filled with essential vitamins and minerals – with a kick.
9. Soba Noodle Soup and Mushroom Soup
Nutty soba noodles meet soil mushrooms, potassium-rich spinach and protein-filled tofu in this perfect, heart-healthy soup.
10. Tomato-basil soup with shrimp
This creamy, comforting soup avoids dairy products by replacing heavy cream with cashews.
11. Strong barley soup with kale and parmesan
Barley is a powerhouse of whole grains that will fill you up without causing your blood sugar to rise, and it is chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals. Red pepper, parsley and a sprinkle of parmesan give this soup a nice kick.
12. Curry squash and sweet potato soup
A nutritious soup that balances the sweetness of roasted squash and sweet potato with spicy onion, garlic, ginger and curry powder. A tinge of flavor in every spoonful!
13. Delicious minestrone soup with Farro
The addition of the old grain faro makes this wonder a single rather solid and gives a nutty flavor. With cabbage, kidney beans, carrots, onions and tomatoes, you get plenty of energy-boosting nutrition.