12 Hearty Soup Recipes Perfect For Cold Fall Nights

The most comforting thing during the colder months is a steaming bowl of soup. Whether you’re looking for something light to start off your meal or a hearty main course to fill you up, this collection of soup recipes is a great place to search for your next fall dinner. They’re simple, flavorful, and comforting—exactly what you need for a cozy night in.

1. Kabocha Squash Soup

A white bowl filled with Kabocha Squash Soup and garnished with onion pieces and fresh herbs.
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Anything with squash is a fall favorite, and this Kabocha Squash Soup is a thick and creamy version you’re sure to love. It’s made with a blend of Japanese pumpkin, coconut milk, and tons of herbs and spices, which has the perfect balance between sweet and savory.

2. Curried Sweet Potato Soup

The finished Curried Sweet Potato Soup in a white crock.
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Who says sweet potatoes are just for Thanksgiving? This Curried Sweet Potato Soup has a unique and delicious flavor that will warm you up on a chilly autumn night.

3. Minestrone Soup

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A bowl of this Minestrone Soup feels like a big, warm hug when the temps drop. Bonus: it is one of the easiest recipes you will make this fall. Using basic ingredients, you can relish big and bold flavors with a warm and comforting soup. 

4. Butternut Squash Soup

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This Butternut Squash Soup recipe is unlike anything you’ve tried before. Paired with cilantro and coconut milk, it’s the most delicious squash soup you’ve ever tasted. You will want to make this soup recipe throughout the fall – and even winter!

5. Roasted Leftover Vegetable Party Tray Soup

Clean Eating Roasted Leftover Vegetable Party Tray Soup Recipe
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Got extra veggies left behind from your roasted veggie platter? It’s a shame to throw them away. Make this delicious and hearty Roasted Leftover Vegetable Party Tray Soup instead. It is an easily adaptable recipe, versatile, and packs a ton of flavor.

6. Autumn Harvest Turkey Chili

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The Autumn Harvest Turkey Chili will surely warm and nourish your soul. This recipe takes advantage of the autumn harvest, ensuring you can get the freshest ingredients for this soup. Now, all you need is garlic bread and a salad, dinner is served!

7. Leftover Turkey Soup

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Leftover Turkey Soup
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If you’ve got leftover Thanksgiving turkey, make this Leftover Turkey Soup. Every sip fills your soul with delicious and savory broth. Toss in rice or noodles to the flavorful broth, and you’ve got a complete meal in a bowl. So good!

8. Mushroom Barley Soup

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The rustic and comforting flavor of mushrooms reminds you of fall. This Mushroom Barley Soup is a total comfort food for fall that you’ll be making again and again. While hearty and filling, this soup is light in the belly and pairs beautifully with crusty garlic bread. 

9. Curried Pumpkin Soup

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Make the most of the pumpkin harvest and make this Curried Pumpkin Soup. It is an easy-to-make, delicious, and nourishing soup recipe that is perfect for a chilly night. Your taste buds will thank you for serving this rich, creamy soup.

10. Slow Cooker Lentil Stew

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Bring out the slow cooker for the fall season to make delicious soups, stews, and chilis. You can make this healthy and vegan Slow Cooker Lentil Stew that is packed with flavors and nutrition. It is a great recipe for meal prep to have something flavorful to enjoy on a busy weeknight without spending hours in the kitchen!

11. White Bean Soup

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Inspired by Italian flavors, this White Bean Soup is a hearty dish for fall! It is made with cannellini beans, garlic, vegetables, and herbs. Adding bacon is optional. Aside from being delicious and hearty, this soup recipe is easy to prepare and inexpensive.

12. Quinoa Chili

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Using only pantry ingredients, this Quinoa Chili is the ultimate soup dish for fall. It is ready in 20 minutes, and you can enjoy a nourishing bowl in no time. You can try variations to this recipe if you want to make it vegetarian, but this simple chili recipe is deliciously healthy. 

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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