The chilly weather is here, so it is time for all the cozy soups! Here are 10+ Easy Vegetarian Soup Recipes that are loaded with veggies, simple to make, satisfying for all kinds of eating styles, and will warm you from the inside out!
Is there anything better than a bowl (or mug) of hearty soup to curl up with on a chilly fall or winter day? I think not! There is something comforting about that whole experience that is wildly relaxing and satisfying.
And if that soup can be veggie-loaded and easy to make, well that just makes the whole thing better, doesn’t it? Especially if there is a slice of sourdough bread for dunking on the side. Now THAT is healthy comfort food at its finest.
Soup is not only wonderful for its cozy factor, but is extra lovely because it is so versatile and be a whole new experience with each recipe. Plus soup can be an easy thing to whip up in your slow cooked or Instant Pot if time (or motivation) is at a minimum.
And soup can be so good for us! These 10+ vegetarian soup recipes are not only easy to make, but are full of healthy ingredients and vegetables to keep our bodies fed and nourished all soup season long.
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This Hearty Slow Cooker Veggie Chili is the perfect thing to curl up with at the end of the day! Meatless and veggie-loaded, this crockpot vegetarian chili is simple to make, packed with flavor, and the perfect plant based dinner that is loved by all kinds of eaters!
This Creamy Mushroom Vegetable Rice Soup is cozy, hearty, and full of good-for-you ingredients. Easy to make in one pot, totally dairy-free, gluten free, and vegan, this flavorful soup will be a welcomed dinner any night of the week.
This veggie-loaded Instant Pot Tomato Soup is easy to make in minutes and packed with goodness! Kid-friendly and can easily be made dairy-free and vegan, this is the perfect healthy soup to make for your family!
This Butternut Squash Soup recipe is easy to make, creamy in texture, and full of warm fall flavors. Naturally gluten free, vegetarian and easily dairy-free, this cozy soup can be made in your slow cooker, Instant Pot, or on your stovetop and is perfect with a side of crusty bread or simple sandwich for a satisfying dinner that the whole family will love.
Instant Pot Lentil Soup is hearty, delicious and like a hug in a bowl. This soup is easy to make and leaves you feeling so satisfied and good from the inside out. Full of veggies, your favorite broth and oh-so-good for you lentils, this dish is vegan, gluten free and your new best friend.
This Creamy Cauliflower Vegetarian Potato Soup is flavorful, delicious, and all kinds of healthy. Loaded with roasted cauliflower and potatoes, this easy soup recipe is vegan, dairy-free and Whole30 friendly.
Lentil and Vegetable Soup might be the coziest thing I can think to curl up with! Made with just the right amount of warming curry flavor, this soup is full of veggies + plant protein from lentils and chickpeas. Made in one pot in about 30 minutes, it is the perfect end to your day. Recipe based off of this delicious curry lentil soup from Bon Appetit.
This Slow Cooker Golden Soup is savory, flavorful, and packed with all kinds of natural goodness to kick you into healthy gear for the new year. With only 8 ingredients, you can throw this pot of hot liquid gold together in minutes and come home to coziest and nourishing of meals.
6ounceslasagna noodles, (6-8 sheets), broken into about 2-inch pieces
1/3cupgrated parmesan cheese, optional, omit for dairy-free or vegan option
shredded mozzarella cheese and/or ricotta cheese, for serving , optional, omit for dairy-free or vegan option
fresh basil, chopped, for garnish, optional
Heat olive oil a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrot and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add zucchini and cook until it begins to soften, about 2 more minutes. Stir in ½ teaspoon of salt.
Add balsamic vinegar and scrape up any browned bits stuck to the bottom of the pot. Stir in marinara and broth and bring soup to a simmer.
Once simmering, add broken lasagna noodles to the pot and cook until noodles are tender, about 10 to 12 minutes or according to the cooking time on the box for your lasagna noodles.
After the soup is done cooking, stir in last 1/4 teaspoon of salt, spinach and grated parmesan (if using) and let the spinach wilt in the hot soup for a minute or two. Taste soup for seasoning and add more salt and pepper as needed.
Ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle with a little shredded mozzarella and/or top with a dollop of ricotta cheese, if desired. Sprinkle with fresh basil and enjoy.