If you’re looking for a delicious dish, Pinterest offers mouth-watering pictures paired with links to amazing recipes. We looked through the huge variety on Pinterest and found 10 of the best soup recipes. They are all delicious, healthy, and hearty. Some of these recipes say to use a slow cooker, but if you don’t have one, most can be prepared in a large pot.
10 Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup with Maple Bacon
If you have a slow cooker, this recipe is super easy to make. You can also prepare it without a slow cooker, and it will taste just as good. Sweet potatoes and yams are good for you. For a little added kick of salty flavor, crumble maple bacon on top before serving. Feel free to dip your bread to soak up all of the sweet potato flavors.
9 Cream of Zucchini Soup
You may not think zucchinis work well as a base for a soup, but they do. This creamy zucchini soup is refreshing and healthy. You don’t even need to worry about peeling the zucchinis for this recipe. Leave the skin on as it adds a delectable texture and flavor. Add some toasted pine nuts as a garnish and a flavor boost.
8 Slow Cooker Chili
Chili really is a “super” soup because it is full of different beans that hold many nutrients your body needs. It is also a great, hearty soup that fills you up as a meal. There are lots of variations on chili, but this recipe is pretty simple. It includes all the essential ingredients and spices that make a delicious chili. Serve with some grated cheddar cheese, chopped scallions, and a dollop of sour cream.
*Note: For added flavor, chop half an onion and 1-2 cloves of garlic, and fry it up before frying the meat.
7 Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
If you’re looking for a light and healthy soup, this one sounds and looks delicious. The lemon zest adds a citrus kick, but without overpowering the dish. And to make it more filling, add couscous and cook in the broth. To finish it off with a Greek touch, stir in crumbled feta cheese and chopped chives just before serving. Yum!
6 Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Chowder
Looking for a creamy and comforting soup to eat inside on a rainy day? This cauliflower chowder is easy to make and is packed with flavor, especially garlic. If you’re a garlic lover, this is a great soup for you. The recipe asks you to roast the cauliflower and other vegetables that are in the soup before blending, which helps to release more flavor from the vegetables.
5 Classic Gazpacho
Since it’s spring, the weather is flip-flopping between cool and warm. Gazpacho soup is a great choice on those springy days. This soup is served cold. It is loaded with a bunch of vegetables— definitely one of the healthiest soups out there. It is also one of the easiest soups to make once the prep work is done because everything can be thrown into the blender.
4 Immunity Boosting Indian-Spiced Lentil Soup
If it has been a bad season for you, and you were constantly getting sick, then this soup is a much-needed pick-me-up for your immune system. It includes Indian spices, such as turmeric that has anti-inflammatory properties. Instead of sautéing chopped garlic, like most recipes ask, this recipe asks for the garlic to be left raw and added to the soup at the very end. Allowing the garlic to stay fresh will give you the essential nutrients you need.
3 Beefy Tomato Soup
This soup is like a twist on a pasta dish. It incorporates the same ingredients for a tomato-based pasta sauce, but chicken stock is added for a soup consistency. This is a great alternative to the usual pasta dish brought out for your family’s pasta night. Every scoop is hearty and beefy.
2 Thai Shrimp Soup
Craving some Thai curry? Instead of going out for Thai food, stay in and enjoy delicious home-made Thai soup with shrimp. This soup has most of the traditional ingredients for a Thai curry, but it has rice mixed in, instead of serving it on the side. Simply seasoned, cooked shrimp is added for a hearty and healthy boost.
1 Chicken Tortilla Soup
This chicken tortilla soup is packed with Mexican flavor. It is definitely healthier than a soup ordered from your local Mexican takeout restaurant. It uses enchilada sauce for a flavor boost and includes black beans, corn, shredded chicken, lime, and, of course, some crushed or whole tortilla chips for garnish.