Mid-winter comfort doesn’t have to mean hours of slow-roasting, braising, stewing and simmering soups into submission. Each of these soup recipes allow for perfectly seasoned and piping-hot bowlfuls in 30 minutes or less. Throw in a loaf of crusty bread, and you’re in business.
A deliciously filling hybrid between tortilla soup and hearty beef chili, this Tortilla Meatball Soup is garnish-friendly—think shredded cheese, sour cream and avocado slices.
Loaded with veggies and plenty of protein-packed beans, this Vegetable Bean Soup is light enough to fit in with New Year’s fitness goals yet hearty enough to serve as a meal.
Featuring generous doses of garlic and fresh ginger, a heaping bowl of Spicy Thai Soup will warm you up in no time.
Raise a few eyebrows (in a good way) at your next potluck by presenting a pot of West African Peanut Soup—which gets its velvety richness from the addition of sweet potato and peanut butter.
This hearty minestrone-style Italian soup is laced with satisfying penne pasta, studded among a Technicolor rainbow of vegetables.
A healthier take on more traditional potato soups, this Angel Harvest Potato Soup stars colorful greens and veggies alongside generous chunks of spud.
Made with just a handful of ingredients—including ready-to-go rotisserie chicken—this Quick Tortilla Soup is just the ticket for busy weeknights.
Made with Thai pantry staples like red curry, coconut milk and fish paste, this hearty soup packs a punch that’s ideal for cold winter nights. And come on. How gorgeous is that?
This recipe, nothing short of brilliant as far as cheeky shortcuts are concerned, offers up the perfect additions to a basic can of tomato soup, for a dressed-up and delicious version.
Made up of only five ingredients (including frozen peas), this creamy, vibrantly hued soup could hardly be easier—but dinner guests don’t need to know that.
This recipe offers a comforting soup for all seasons, making use of whatever sturdy greens happen to be in season at the time. Plus, there’s bacon.
Another deliciously unexpected take on peanut soup, this ultra-creamy version comes directly from the King’s Arms Tavern in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Canned cream-style corn makes a rich base for this hearty seafood soup. It comes together in a matter of minutes—and just get a load of those colors.
This Greek Lemon Soup offers the fresh flavor of lemon, perfectly tempered by the added richness of egg yolks and white rice.
WATCH AND LEARN
This Easy Tomato Soup for Kids is packed with nutritious veggies—and hits the table in fifteen minutes. Meaning there’s just enough time to whip up a couple of quick grilled cheese sandwiches.