It’s soup season here at the Almanac! There’s nothing better than a warm, hearty bowl of soup, especially in cool or rainy weather. These stew, chowder, and soup recipes will give you warmth and plenty of leftovers.
Best Soup Recipes
German Potato Soup (Pictured above)
With vegetables, noodles, and bacon, this German Potato Soup is a wonderfully simple and hearty meal on a cool night!
Kale, Sausage, and White Bean Soup
Meat, legumes, and a leafy green—what more could you ask for in a soup? To add even more color and sweetness, substitute diced winter squash for the potato. Whether you use potato or squash, add cooked pasta at the end and you’ve got minestrone!
Aroostook Potato and Broccoli Soup
A hearty, potato-based soup designed for cold winters—like those in northern Maine, where this recipe originates from.
Vermont Butternut Squash Soup
Sweet maple syrup really brings out the butternut squash!
Potato and Kale Soup
We served this Potato and Kale Soup to the Almanac editors and everyone loved it! The soup is especially welcome in the winter months, when kale is at its peak.
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Everything you love about Mexican food made into a soup! Spices and a jalapeño pepper give this soup a slight kick, but feel free to adjust it for your own taste.
Slow Cooker French Onion Soup
Set it and forget it—that’s the beauty of slow cookers! With just a little prep and patience, you can make this delicious French onion soup.
More Soup Recipes
- 13-Bean Good Luck Soup
- Pumpkin Harvest Soup
- Maha’s Lentil Soup
- Black Bean, Sausage, and Bacon Soup
- Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup
- Italian Vegetable Soup
- Classic Tomato Soup
Tip: To boost the nutritional content of soups, simply add grains or beans. See our Guide to Grains.
See our full archive of recipes for Soups, Stews, and Chowders.
What’s your favorite soup, stew, or chowder? Let us know in the comments!