Warm and hearty soup recipes

Take the edge off the chill with these warm and hearty soups. Scroll through the gallery for the best fall and winter recipes.

This Nov. 21, 2016 photo shows red lentil and chicken slow-cooker soup in New York. The soup is thick from the lentils, and fragrant with cumin and coriander. (Sarah E Crowder via AP)
Red lentil and chicken slow-cooker soup Lentils thicken this fragrant recipe. Small cubes of chicken are nestled throughout, and the cumin and coriander will remind you of dal. Comfort in a bowl. Find the recipe here. (Sarah E Crowder via AP) (AP/Sarah E Crowder)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in October 2018 shows Curried Butternut Squash and Apple Soup in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the book "Cook It In Your Dutch Oven." (Daniel J. van Ackere/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
Butternut squash soup Butternut squash soup is a fall staple, but many recipes fail to live up to their potential, ending up too sweet or with too little squash flavor plus, prepping the squash can be time-consuming and unwieldy. The solution to these problems is a Dutch oven. Find the recipe here. (Daniel J. van Ackere/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Daniel J. van Ackere)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in September 2018 shows beef barley soup with mushrooms and thyme in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “All-Time Best Soups.” (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
Beef Barley Soup With Mushrooms And Thyme The star of beef barley soup is a rich, intensely flavored beef stock. Make it from-scratch stock in about 2 1/2 hours thanks to a lot of browned beef (we preferred shank) and a few small bones. Find the recipe here. (Carl Tremblay/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Carl Tremblay)
This Oct. 20, 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America shows a Cajun-style stew with andouille and turkey in Hyde Park, N.Y. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)
Turkey gumbo Put those holiday leftovers to good use with this stew. Find the recipe here. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP) (AP/Phil Mansfield)
This Nov. 30, 2015 photo shows chicken ramen noodle soup in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Chicken ramen noodle soup A quick and easy trick to making a delicious chicken noodle soup is dried ramen noodles. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Aug. 26, 2013 photo shows Shiitake mushroom ginger noodle soup with garlic pork in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Shiitake mushroom ginger noodle soup with garlic pork Pulled pork isn’t just for barbecue sandwiches. This recipe gives the protein a Japanese flavor. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Feb. 8, 2016 photo shows avgolemono in Concord, N.H. This Greek chicken and rice soup gets a rich thickness from eggs that are tempered, then whisked into the hot broth, creating a delicious counterpoint to the fresh flavor of the lemon juice. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Avgolemono (Greek chicken and rice soup) Tempered eggs give this Greek chicken soup its thickness. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 28, 2015 photo shows mushroom farro soup in Concord, NH. This soup gets tons of flavor by using the scraps we normally throw away. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Mushroom farro soup You’d never guess it by its taste, but this soup is vegan. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on December 20, 2012, Italian-style onion soup topped with a poached egg is shown served in a bowl in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Italian-style onion soup This recipe is a lighter take on the classic French onion soup. Find it here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on Sept. 17, 2012, cups of Mushroom and Chicken Barley Soup with Parmesan Dumplings are shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Mushroom and chicken barley soup with Parmesan dumplings Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of warm soup, topped with dumplings? Find the recipe for this chicken and barley soup with dumplings here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Sept.  22, 2014 photo shows roasted tomato and rice soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/MatthewMead)
Roasted tomato and rice soup It’s a childhood comfort, recreated. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows Chinese chicken and vegetable soup in Concord, N.H. This recipe's fragrant broth is essentially a Chinese version of a Jewish chicken soup. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Chinese chicken and vegetable soup Food Network’s Sara Moulton developed this dish, packed with vegetables and topped with a fried-noodle crunch. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 22, 2014 photo shows chicken noodle peanut butter soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Chicken noodle peanut butter soup This protein-packed soup is a stick-to-your-ribs meal on a cool day. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 2, 2015, photo, shows broccoli soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Smoky cream-of-broccoli soup Get your daily dose of veggies in with this soup. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 14, 2015 photo shows roasted cauliflower and greens soup with cheese-covered rye toasts in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Roasted cauliflower and greens soup This soup achieves a creamy status without any dairy. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Jan. 5, 2015 photo shows spicy clam and kale soup in Concord, N.H. Tucked away between the tofu “cheeses” and textured vegetable protein taco crumbles lies a good go-to and good-for-you ingredient, soy chorizo.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Spicy clam and kale soup If you’re looking for a delicious and special-occasion soup, this is the one. Experience both spicy and bright flavors in this recipe. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 9, 2013 photo shows Thai butternut squash soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Thai butternut squash soup This recipe for Thai butternut squash soup comes from one of the country’s most famous restaurants and cookbooks. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
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This Nov. 21, 2016 photo shows red lentil and chicken slow-cooker soup in New York. The soup is thick from the lentils, and fragrant with cumin and coriander. (Sarah E Crowder via AP)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in October 2018 shows Curried Butternut Squash and Apple Soup in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the book "Cook It In Your Dutch Oven." (Daniel J. van Ackere/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in September 2018 shows beef barley soup with mushrooms and thyme in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “All-Time Best Soups.” (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
This Oct. 20, 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America shows a Cajun-style stew with andouille and turkey in Hyde Park, N.Y. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)
This Nov. 30, 2015 photo shows chicken ramen noodle soup in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Aug. 26, 2013 photo shows Shiitake mushroom ginger noodle soup with garlic pork in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Feb. 8, 2016 photo shows avgolemono in Concord, N.H. This Greek chicken and rice soup gets a rich thickness from eggs that are tempered, then whisked into the hot broth, creating a delicious counterpoint to the fresh flavor of the lemon juice. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 28, 2015 photo shows mushroom farro soup in Concord, NH. This soup gets tons of flavor by using the scraps we normally throw away. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on December 20, 2012, Italian-style onion soup topped with a poached egg is shown served in a bowl in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on Sept. 17, 2012, cups of Mushroom and Chicken Barley Soup with Parmesan Dumplings are shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept.  22, 2014 photo shows roasted tomato and rice soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/MatthewMead)
This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows Chinese chicken and vegetable soup in Concord, N.H. This recipe's fragrant broth is essentially a Chinese version of a Jewish chicken soup. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 22, 2014 photo shows chicken noodle peanut butter soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 2, 2015, photo, shows broccoli soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 14, 2015 photo shows roasted cauliflower and greens soup with cheese-covered rye toasts in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Jan. 5, 2015 photo shows spicy clam and kale soup in Concord, N.H. Tucked away between the tofu “cheeses” and textured vegetable protein taco crumbles lies a good go-to and good-for-you ingredient, soy chorizo.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 9, 2013 photo shows Thai butternut squash soup in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)


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