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20 Essential Soups You Need to Make This Spring


As winter fades away, these springtime soups are the new essential meals for your menu rotation.

Essential Soups

The following recipes capture the essence of the season, offering a delightful bowlful of spring in every spoonful. Some recipes are veggie-packed, some citrussy, and others creamy or spicy, but all are unique, nutritious, and great-tasting!

1. Spicy Instant Pot Carrot Soup

Take advantage of spring carrots with this Spicy Instant Pot Carrot Soup from Pinch of Yum. With only 7 ingredients, this spicy, creamy soup is perfect on a chilly Spring day!

2. Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Light and healthy, this lemon chicken orzo soup is a great choice when you want a cozy meal. The tender chicken and vegetables pair perfectly with orzo pasta with a rich, lemony broth!

3. Classic Minestrone Soup Recipe

This hearty Italian soup recipe from Cookie and Kate makes for a filling and delicious meal. Easy to prep and ready in under 45 minutes, you’ll love all the classic flavors it has to offer!

4. 20-Minute Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli cheese soup is rich, creamy, and cheesy- what’s not to love? This meal is perfect for those nights when you need something satisfying but quick!

5. Lobster Bisque

Looking for a soup that is more decadent with restaurant-quality flair? This lobster bisque soup recipe is the perfect choice for more special occasions at home!

6. Quick Thai Green Curry Soup

This soup tastes like Spring with the addition of slightly spicy green curry paste. Fresh and quick to make, it’ll soon be your new favorite.

7. Lemony Lentil Soup

This lemony lentil soup is bright and zesty and comes together quickly. It’s a great base recipe that allows you flexibility with many variations too!

8. Split Pea Soup

This flavorful classic soup is perfect for when you have a comfort-food craving. Thick and hearty, serve as is or with fresh buttered bread for a real treat!

9. Flush The Fat Away Vegetable Soup

Detox from all the heavy holiday and winter foods with this Flush the Fat Away Vegetable Soup from SkinnyMs. Full of fresh vegetables and legumes, it’s also packed with springtime flavor!

10. Simple Lemony Chicken Soup

This simple soup with lemon, spring peas, leek, and baby zucchini is also called ‘sunlight in a bowl’ for a reason! With chicken and quinoa, it’s also hearty enough as a stand-alone meal.

11. Rotisserie Chicken Mushroom Soup

Gluten-free and with only 20 minutes of cooking time, this Rotisserie Chicken Mushroom Soup is a new favorite.

Herbaceous and earthy, this creamy soup is comforting and nourishing!

12. Creamy Chicken Kale Soup

Kale adds an earthy fresh spin to this creamy chicken soup recipe.

Made with healthy ingredients, this delicious meal is ready in under an hour!

13. Creamy White Bean Soup

This creamy white bean and kale soup recipe is balanced with the brightness of lemon.

The red pepper flakes give this soup just the right amount of heat to the rich and flavorful broth!

14. Asparagus Soup With Lemon & Parmesan

If you love asparagus you need to try this soup.

The creamy blended broth is elevated with lemon and parmesan for a springtime meal you’ll fully enjoy!

15. Weight Loss Cabbage Soup

While the name implies that you’ll want to eat this soup for weight loss, we think you’ll agree that the soup is delicious any time. Chock full of veggies, you’ll love how nutritious, flavorful, and filling this meal is!

Spring brings so many wonderful tastes to enjoy! We hope this collection of Spring soup recipes inspires you to take advantage of seasonal foods in a new way.