30 Hearty and Comforting Vegan Soup Recipes (2024)

It’s soup time! If you’re looking for delicious and filling vegan soup recipes, look no further. We’ve got you covered with 30 nourishing and tasty vegan soups ofall kinds of flavors.

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There’s nothing better than homemade soup on cold fall and winter days, right? I mean it’s super warming and sooo comforting!

I can’t get enough of soup right now! It’s just the perfect meal for the colder season. I got quite a lot of vegan soup recipes on the blog.

But to provide you with even more delicious vegan soups, I teamed up with some fellow food bloggers and compiled a huge list of vegan soup recipes for you!

We’ve got something for every taste and every occasion!

We’ve got:

  • vegan tomato soup
  • vegan minestrone
  • quinoa soup
  • vegan French onion soup
  • vegan potato soup
  • Italian and Mexican chickpea soup
  • lentil and pea soup
  • carrot soup
  • broccoli soup
  • and sooo much more!

All of these recipes are dairy-free, meat-free, and pretty easy to make. Many of them can also easily be made gluten-free or kid-friendly. Besides, it’s possible to make most of them in an Instant Pot if you want to use one.

Many of these vegan soup recipes are perfect for quick weeknight meals or also as part of a meal for the Holidays.

Or just make a big batch and freeze it for later!

So let’s get started with all of these delicious vegan soup recipes!

Just click on the title underneath each picture to see the recipe.

1. Quinoa Soup with Kale and Potatoes

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This quinoa soup with kale, potatoes, and carrots has been one of my favorite soups for a really long time. It’s super easy to make, packed with nutrients, and so yummy! Besides, it’s of course vegan and also gluten-free!

2. Vegan Tomato Basil Soup

This vegan tomato basil soup with cashews is super easy to make, incredibly creamy, and so comforting! And the best thing is that it’s ready in just 10 minutes. It’s the perfect meal for lazy or busy days!

3. Sweet Potato Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Doesn’t this soup by Brandi from The Vegan 8 look super comforting? Even though this soup is vegan, it’s super silky and smooth thanks to brown rice flour and cashew milk.

4.Mexican Tequila Lime Chickpea Soup

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This vegan Mexican tequila lime soup with chickpeas by Sophia from Veggies Don’t Bite is not only healthy but also packed with flavor! Sophia also added some ideas to make this soup kid-friendly.

5. Vegan Minestrone Soup

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This vegan minestrone soup with white beans is perfect for cold winter days! It’s super easy to make, incredibly healthy, and comforting! Serve it with small pasta shells and fresh bread for a filling meal.

6.Vegan Potato Leek Soup

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Potato Leek Soup is a french classic that is usually made with heavy cream. However, this vegan potato leek soup by Vanessa from Vegan Family Recipes is a healthier version with the same amount of creaminess. Vanessa also added cauliflower to her vegan potato soup.

7.Italian Garbanzo Bean Soup

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This Italian vegan garbanzo bean soup is perfect for chilly fall days. It’s super easy to make and packed with flavor and nutrients. I used carrots, fennel, celery, tomatoes, and spinach for this vegan chickpea soup. Serve it with lots of freshly chopped parsley and fresh bread.

8.Maple Roasted Parsnip Celeriac Soup

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Parsnip and celeriac might seem a bit bland for a soup, but Aimee from Wallflower Kitchen roasted them with maple syrup for an amazing flavor!

9.Vegan French Onion Soup

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If you used to love French onion soup and you’re looking for a vegan version, you just have to try vegan onion soup by Ginny from Vegan in The Freezer. The prep time of this recipe is only 10 minutes, the rest is cooking time. So it’s amazing how little time is required for this delicious French soup!

10. Vegan Red Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk

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This vegan red lentil soup with coconut milk is one of my favorite vegan soup recipes. The recipe is super easy and it’s packed with protein and vitamins. And it’s sooo creamy and delicious!

11.Miso Udon Noodle Soup

This vegan miso udon noodle soup with carrots and spinach by Bianca from Elephantastic Vegan is perfect for the colder seasons! For a more authentic version, Bianca addedMock Abalone.

12.Chickpea Noodle Soup

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This easy vegan chickpea noodle soupby Amy from Veggies Save The Day is comforting, nourishing, and perfect when you have a cold. It’s vegan and can easily be made gluten-free by using gluten-free pasta.

13. Healthy Sweet Potato Soup

This healthy sweet potato soupby Dave from Hurry The Food Up is perfect for busy weeknight dinners. It’s super easy to make: Just get all the ingredients ready, chop a few things and chuck them all into a big pot together. After cooking blend them into a creamy and delicious soup.

14.Potato Kale Soup

This vegan potato kale soup does not only look really fancy, but it’s also super delicious and packed with nutrients! Just perfect for the Holidays! And I mean just look at this color! I topped it off with homemade croutons, pumpkin seeds, and soy cream.

15. Greek Lentil Soup

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This Greek lentil soup by Sophia from Veggies Don’t Bite is packed with protein and iron. Serve it with fresh crusty bread for a delicious vegan dinner.

16. Lemon Kale & White Bean Stew

This lemon kale and white bean stew by Melanie from A Virtual Vegan is ready in under 30 minutes. It’s full of lemony and garlicky flavor. And it’s made with everyday ingredients!

17. Slow Cooker Red Lentil Stew

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This cozy and comforting red lentil and chickpea stew with orzo by Jenn from Veggie Inspired is an easy meal for any night of the week. Made in the slow cooker, you can prep dinner ahead of time and enjoy it whenever you are ready.

18.Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Chili Oil

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You need only a few ingredients to make this vegan cauliflower soup by Kelly from Tasting Page. It’s super easy to make and very comforting. And it’s gluten-free and paleo.

19.Creamy Roasted Carrot Garlic Rosemary Soup

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You need only five ingredients for this vegan roasted carrot soup with garlic and fresh rosemary by Linda from Veganosity. It really couldn’t be any easier!

20. Vegan Taco Soup

This vegan taco soupby Holly from My Plant-Based Family is perfect for guests. Holly served it with fresh guacamole. It’s made with two types of beans and it’s, therefore, packed with protein. And it’s also pretty easy to make!

21. Detox Broccoli Soup

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Can you believe that this broccoli soupby Florian from Contentedness Cooking only calls for two ingredients? However, you can add several additional toppings like avocado, parsley, and macadamia nuts. This soup is a great way to eat more veggies and greens!

22.Hot and Sour Miso Soup

This hot and sour miso soup by Letty from Letty’s Kitchen is perfect for cold fall and winter nights. And also if you’re having a cold. It’s packed with flavor!

23.Vegan Lentil Soup with Rice

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This vegan lentil soup with rice by Georgia and Gregory from Full of Beans is ready in no time! It got a very short prep time and about 40 minutes of cooking time.

24.Moroccan Harira Soup

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Harira soup is a traditional tomato based soup from Morocco and Algeria. Vanessa from Vegan Family Recipes adapted this soup to make a vegan version of it. It’s not only kid-friendly, but also very easy to make.

25.Jamaican Gungo Peas Soup

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This easy Jamaican gungo peas soupby Michelle from Healthier Steps is super hearty and perfect for colder months. It’s packed with gungo peas, yellow yam, carrot, and dumplings. So many delicious flavors are going on here!

26.Vegan Spicy Lemongrass Noodle Soup

This vegan spicy lemongrass noodle soupby Lisa from The Viet Vegan hits all the right spots when it comes to a flavorful soup. And just look at that marinated tofu! Yummy!

27. Pumpkin Curry Soup

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This 5 ingredient pumpkin curry soup by Alisa from Go Dairy Free is light and healthy while being delicious and comforting. And the secret ingredient is red curry paste.

28.Vegan Mushroom Soup

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This creamy mushroom soup with lentils and brown rice by Cadry from Cadry’s Kitchen is perfect for cold winter days. Cadry also included instructions on how to make it in an Instant Pot.

29.Dairy-Free Broccoli Soup

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This vegan broccoli soupby Becky from Glue and Glitter is super simple and delicious. And so much healthier than its cream-filled counterpart!

30. Creamy Sweet ‘n’ Gold Potato Soup

This creamy sweet potato soup by Brandi from The Vegan 8is not only delicious but also super rich in nutrients. And it doesn’t make you feel heavy like traditional potato soups.


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30 Hearty and Comforting Vegan Soup Recipes (2024)


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.
  • 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

How to make soup thicker vegan? ›

How to Thicken a Soup with Pureed Beans or Hummus. Blend 1½ cups cooked beans, lentils, or chickpeas with ½ cup water or broth until completely smooth. Add 2 tablespoons bean puree per 1 cup soup or stew, then stir until fully incorporated.

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 hearty soup made of? ›

The combination is filling and warming; cheese, chopped parsley, celery and carrots are often added for flavor and bulk. Simple meatless vegetable soup can also be hearty; for instance the cream of broccoli. Again the cream and cheese combined with the vegetable makes a wonderful tasting and filling soup recipe.

What is the healthiest soup you can eat? ›

6 delicious and healthy soups
  • Chicken Vietnamese Pho.
  • Green spring minestrone.
  • Herb and yoghurt-based soup.
  • Lamb shank and barley soup.
  • Pumpkin soup with star croutons.
  • Lentil and vegetable soup with crusty bread.
Apr 26, 2020

Why do people eat soup when they don't feel good? ›

Chicken soup is also a rich source of fluid and electrolytes, which are helpful if you're at risk of dehydration due to diarrhea, vomiting, sweating, or fever. The soup's warmth may help reduce congestion , as hot or spicy liquids can be helpful for this.

What is the secret ingredient to thicken soup? ›

Add Flour Or Cornstarch

You can thicken soup by adding flour, cornstarch, or another starchy substitute.

What is the best vegan thickening agent? ›

Vegan Thickening Options
ArrowrootNatural Foods StoresSauces, Baking
Cornstarch - OrganicGrocery StoresSauces, Puddings, Fruit Desserts
KuzuNatural Foods Stores, Asian MarketsSauces, Soups
Potato StarchNatural Foods Stores, Grocery StoresBaking
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How to thicken soup without dairy or flour? ›

  1. Nut/seed butters– For the right soup, a couple of big spoonfuls of peanut, almond or cashew butter thicken and add a great depth of flavor. ...
  2. Mashed potatoes – It's a great way to use up leftovers too! ...
  3. Cooked, blended veggies– Just like the mashed potatoes, give them a blender whirl.
Oct 17, 2023

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 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 makes homemade soup taste good? ›

To make a good soup, you have to build flavours as you go. Vegetables like onion, garlic, celery and carrots — referred to as "aromatics" — are part of most soup recipes for this very reason, sautéed in oil or butter as a first step of flavour-making.

What are the most unhealthy soups? ›

Just avoid these five soups listed below, and swap them out for the healthier alternatives we've provided:
  • Lobster bisque. ...
  • Chili. ...
  • Broccoli and cheese soup. ...
  • Mushroom and barley soup. ...
  • Lumberjackie soup. ...
  • Chilled soups. ...
  • Chicken, zucchini and potato soup. ...
  • Homemade tomato soup. Who doesn't like tomato soup on a cold gray day?
Jan 12, 2012

What is a thick hearty soup called? ›

Chowder is a thick, chunky soup. Traditionally, chowder is made with seafood or fish, but chowders made with poultry, vegetables, and cheese are also popular.

What is America's favorite soup? ›

Chicken Noodle Soup

It is often used to treat colds and flu. Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup is a classic and beloved soup made with tender chicken, hearty egg noodles, and a savory broth. It is a comforting and wholesome choice for any occasion.

What's the best thing to eat when you're not feeling well? ›

Choose bland carbohydrates like plain rice, toast, crackers, or pretzels when your stomach feels queasy. These low-fiber options provide gentle nourishment while minimizing irritation. Ginger. Ginger has long been recognized for its ability to calm an upset stomach.

Is it good to eat soup when you feel sick? ›

Fluids are often better tolerated than solid food when you're nauseous. That's why broths and soups may be a good first step toward eating again. They also provide hydration and electrolytes, which are particularly important if you have been vomiting or have a fever.

Does eating soup actually help when sick? ›

Chicken soup has long been used as a home remedy for cold and flu. Some scientific evidence indicates that the soup could be anti-inflammatory. Though research is scant, experts say chicken soup is worth a try when you're sick.

What kind of soup is good for an upset stomach? ›

After an upset stomach, you may be dehydrated and need something comforting and light. Broth-based soups, especially chicken soup, are great for replenishing your body with the fluids and salt it needs.

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