When you suddenly feel the urge to pull all your thick, cozy sweaters out of storage and break out the fuzzy slippers, you know fall is near. There's just something about the onset of cooler temperatures and changing leaves that makes the idea of curling up at home and staying warm seem better than any other activity. This is exactly why there are so many recipes for fall specifically, too. After a summer of heat, humidity, and staying outdoors, finding cozy recipes for the new season as you head into late September, October, and November is a great way to transition to fall. It's also the perfect time for soup recipes.
Whether you want something classic like chicken noodle or something loaded with flavors like a gingery meatball soup with bok choy, the 50 fall soup recipes here will inspire and delight your whole family. It's only an added bonus that soup is one of the easiest, low-cost type of recipes around. Plus, it's the perfect type of meal to make for a large family or special dinner, and makes the perfect pre-dessert dish. Pair with a crusty, homemade bread and you have a heavenly combination anyone would love. With enough recipes to try a new soup every day for more than a month, you'll never get bored of trying and enjoying different kinds of soup this fall.
Gingery Meatball Soup with Bok Choy
This soup features tasty chicken meatballs, which means it's a lighter soup and perfect for when you don't want a dinner that's too heavy.
Chickpea and Red Pepper Soup with Quinoa
This hearty soup is packed full of veggies and protein. It's more exciting than your average soup, and it'll be one you'll want to mix into your dinner rotation.
Beef and Barley Soup
When the weather outside starts to get a bit chilly, warm up with this delicious, satisfying beef and barley soup. There's something so comforting about these flavors, and the whole family will love this soup.
Ginger Dumpling Soup
Ginger has tons of health benefits, and it also tastes amazing. This will become your go-to when you want something to warm you up after a long day.
Spiced Tomato Soup with Flatbread
This flavorful tomato soup goes great with the classic accompaniment of grilled cheese. Or if you're feeling adventurous, try these herb-smothered flatbreads.
Roasted Broccoli Soup
Whether you love broccoli or you're trying to figure out how to camouflage it for your kids, this soup is full of healthy goodness.
Pork and Cider Stew
This pork and cider stew has every single flavor of fall in one flavorful bowl. It's the ultimate comfort food, and would be easy to make in a Dutch oven, crockpot, or InstaPot.
Kale and Chickpea Soup
If you're looking for a vegetarian-friendly soup that's filled with dark, leafy greens and all the vitamins they provide, this kale and chickpea soup is a great choice.
Slow-Cooker Smoky Black Bean Soup
This flavorful soup is an easy slow cooker recipe that packs in the flavor (plus, a lot of fiber).
Gingered Squash and Pear Soup
As the leaves start to change, nothing's more satisfying than staying in and savoring a bowl of hot, rustic soup.
White Bean and Sausage Soup
Simple, delicious, and packed with flavor and texture, this white bean and sausage soup recipe would be a great addition to anyone's fall recipe rotation.
This soup is, as you might have guessed, packed to the brim with delicious, satisfying veggies. Pair with a side of buttery, crusty bread for good measure.
Split Pea and Tomato Soup with Bacon
Tomato soup with bacon — what more needs to be said? For a recipe that's a mix of indulgent comfort food and vitamin-rich foods, try cooking this up for your next lunch or dinner.
Cinnamon-Spiced Sweet Potato Soup with Maple Croutons
Creamy sweet potato soup comes together with spicy hints of cinnamon and maple in this recipe, making it the most fall-ish soup of all fall soups, maybe.
Olivia Muenter is a freelance writer and former fashion and beauty editor who writes about fashion, beauty, lifestyle, relationships, travel, home decor, and more for Woman's Day and beyond. Her work has appeared in Bustle, Refinery 29, Glamour, Byrdie, Apartment Therapy, Philadelphia Magazine, and more. When she's not reading (or talking about reading on Bad on Paper, the bookish podcast she co-hosts), you can find Olivia working on her first novel, curating the perfect playlist, or shopping online.
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