This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we've ever had, with none of the usual gloppiness of takeout Chinese. And it's on the table in just 20 minutes.
Brodo di pollo is, in essence, Italian chicken soup. And it's a strong contender for the most soothing chicken noodle soup anywhere. Made by nonnas everywhere.
This Havana-style black bean soup is gonna surprise you with just how intensely flavored it is despite calling for just cheap vegetarian ingredients.
"Just like something Grandma made." "A great way to have chicken leftovers." "WONDERFUL!" That's what folks are saying about this soup.
Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this simple yet perfect slow cooker approach.
The elusive lilt of lemongrass. The sour, puckery smack of tamarind. The warm-your-belly pervasiveness of galangal. The unmistakable funk of fish sauce. All in this exquisitely authentic Thai soup.
"Gorgeous!” “Satisfying and deceptively easy.” “A keeper.” That's what folks are saying about this Hungarian cauliflower soup.
Vietnamese chicken rice soup is a quick and easy version of congee, a sensationally soothing southeast Asian elixir of rice, chicken broth, and ginger.
A marvie riff on the classic French potato and leek soup known as vichyssoise, this is astoundingly good. So much so you may just find yourself raising the bowl to your lips.
We wish we always had a stash of this chicken soup recipe in the fridge to turn to as a soothing respite in the middle of the work day.
Senate Bean Soup11/61
A winter classic made with navy beans, a ham hock, and a handful of pantry ingredients that somehow meld together into a sum that's far, far superlative to its parts.
This New England clam chowder recipe, put simply, is a classic. No other way to say it, no other way to make it.
Stop your scoffing. This may not be conventional chili, but it's no sissy imposter. It's just a little subtler, soupier, and smokier.
Roast Chicken Stock14/61
Sure, made-from-scratch stock like grandma used to make is frugal beyond belief. But wait till you see what it does for your cooking.
A most gratifying use for a gangly gourd, this silken butternut squash soup all but defines autumn.
This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.
Easy Tomato Soup17/61
Tomato soup with grilled cheese croutons for dunking. And it requires barely more effort than heating up some Campbell's.
Mexican Chicken Soup18/61
This Mexican chicken soup is authentic Yucatan fare that's simply broth, avocado, lime, tortilla, and rice. The sum is far more than the parts. And it's comforting as heck.
It's as simple as X + Y = Z, with X = greens, Y = grains, and Z = a soothing, satiating bowl of soup. Finally, a practical application for algebra.
Here’s a soothing dinner fix with a ridiculously high taste-to-effort ratio. And you'd never guess it's healthy. Consider it the soup equivalent of Taco Tuesday.
Vegan Miso Soup21/61
A Japanese classic turned vegan, this miso soup is so quick and lovely we suspect no one will ever notice the difference.
Considered Portugal's national dish, caldo verde, or green soup, is a homey dish of potatoes, kale sliced whisker thin, and smoky pork sausage.
With its layers of textures and colors, this soupy stewy concoction is far more enticing than the name would have you believe.
Congee ~ Jok Plaw24/61
A simple, silken rice porridge that's certain to soothe and salve the soul—especially those souls afflicted with a sore throat or a queasy tummy.
Ancho Chile Soup25/61
This breathtaking bowl of authentic Mexican-inspired magnificence is simple to make yet complex in taste with incredible depth of flavor and a noticeable but not overwhelming ancho heat.
Easy Tortellini Soup26/61
A quick and simple weeknight recipe made with store-bought tortellini, spinach, and chicken broth. Super simple and perfect for the entire family.
Easy. Effing awesome. That's what we think of this Mexican classic, whether for everyday or entertaining.
Think there's nothing for supper? Pull out this recipe. Then look in your pantry again. You just have to know where to look.
A cross between classic Jewish dumpling soup and Italian la minestra, this lovely little fusion number is gonna upend your notion of chicken soup in the best possible way.
French Onion Soup30/61
A slightly heretical take on a French classic, this riff involves onion soup, bread, and cheese, but not quite like you've experienced it before.
So satisfyingly subtle and sweet and smoky and spicy, it’ll forever banish canned Campbell’s tomato soup from your thoughts.
This good old-fashioned soup has a frugal heartiness once needed by day laborers, a satiating subtleness now appreciated by foodies.
"Beautiful." "Filled with flavors." "A tad spicy." "Simple." "Perfect!" That's just a taste of what our testers are saying about this soup. Sort of makes you want some, doesn't it?
French Lentil Soup34/61
Hearty, healthy, comforting as heck, and it comes together in a single pot and makes ample leftovers to see you through the rest of the week.
Truly the epitome of classic rustic Italian cooking. Here's to the simple things in life that taste anything but simple.
Matzo Ball Soup36/61
We've spent years seeking the perfect matzo ball soup. At last we found it.
Hearty and satisfying and reheats beautifully. Our sorta winter dinner, office lunch, afternoon nosh, and midnight snack.
An easy Italian soup that makes for a satisfying supper tossed together from pantry staples.
Easy and slow cooker friendly. Do we really need to say anything else?
Turkey Meatball Soup40/61
This outrageously healthy—yet still satiating—riff on Italian wedding soup swaps traditional beef and pork meatballs for ones made with turkey. Indulgence with decency.
A somewhat healthier riff on egg drop soup, this quick little number is the perfect way to nourish the soul AND chase away those cold weather sniffs, sneezes, and blues.
An updated Italian classic made with all the usual suspects along with an unexpected drizzle of pesto that transforms a frugal veggie-bin catch-all into something truly astounding.
Almost exactly like the classic Greek dish made with rice, lemon, and eggs. Except better. Not to mention healthier.
Moroccan Lentil Soup44/61
"Amazing." "Wonderful." "Warm satisfaction." "Won the make-it-again award." "Easy." "Quick." That's what we're hearing about this luxuriously satiating soup.
Behold, an exquisitely simple, sophisticated soup with a subtle celery root flavor that's certain to make you swoon.
What makes this shiitake barley soup so satisfying? It's Easy, fast, and eminently slurpable. That and it's intensely umami-like flavors.
Ginger Miso Soup47/61
Straight-shooting, simple, and soothing, this light and simple soup is going to be your new best friend come cold season.
Eating your vegetables has never been so easy--nor so enticing--as this simple, savvy, spring-y sweet pea soup.
Creamy Broccoli Soup49/61
Made with potatoes, broccoli, and vegetable stock, this is rich, velvety, and comforting as heck. And nary a drop of cream although you'd never guess that by tasting it. A light drizzle of tangy feta yogurt sauce makes it something sorta special.
Cold Sweet Pea Soup50/61
It doesn't get much simpler or sweeter than this cold sweet pea soup, which can be made with frozen or fresh peas and just happens to be vegetarian as well as weeknight friendly.
Tuscan Bean Soup51/61
A classic Italian vegetable soup that just happens to be loaded with so-called super foods such as kale. Seems nonna's known what's best all along.
Easy, healthy, paleo, gluten-free, and vegan. More importantly, incredibly complex, rich, and velvety smooth. So much so you'll go wobbly in the knees. And so simple you can make it a weeknight staple.
For those nights when you want to simply make supper out of a cheese and cold cut plate with some fruit.
The spiciness of red curry paste and the sweetness of sweet potatoes and heartiness of lentils and the tanginess of lime in a single beautiful bowl of deliciousness.
Creamy Crab Soup55/61
Luxuriously creamy indulgence incarnate. Here's how to make it.
What's even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and soulful taste is just how magnificently it serves as a vehicle for leftover roast turkey.
A quick, easy, entirely lovely way to inject some broccoli, peas, spinach, and other greens into your weekday routine. And don't worry. It doesn't taste as hippy-health-food-from-the-70s as it looks.
Sometimes you want a lovely little pot of seafood all to yourself. This clever take on a French classic takes no more than 30 minutes and is designed for exactly those times.
French Newlywed Soup59/61
This luxurious white bean soup, loaded with garlic aplenty, is served to newlyweds in bed the morning after...um, well, you know. Sustenance, people. Sustenance.
Think you don't care for cauliflower soup? Think again. Rather, take a sip of this creamless wonder, then think again.
Sometimes a little unexpected tweak to tradition isn't a bad thing. Nope. Not a bad thing at all...