Soup is the perfect lunch or dinner to see you through the winter, and there are easily hundreds of different recipes to choose from. It’s the perfect dish for vegans, and the possibilities are simply endless. Today I’m going to share with you my top 25 vegan soup recipes, using a wide range of fresh and seasonal vegetables.
25 Easy Vegan Soup Recipes To Try This Winter
1. Vegan Mushroom Soup
This vegan mushroom soup recipe from Simple Vegan Blog takes just 15 minutes to make. This recipe creates a super creamy and hearty soup, and you can incorporate any type of mushroom into this dish.
2. 1-Pot Everyday Lentil Soup
This everyday soup incorporates ten ingredients into one pot and will take less than thirty minutes to prepare. It’s a great option to keep stored in the fridge for nights when you don’t feel like cooking. Filled with fiber and flavor, this recipe from Minimalist Baker uses carrots, kale, potatoes, and celery. If you don’t like lentils, you can always substitute them with chickpeas or beans.
3. Vegan Borscht
If you’ve never tried Borscht, it’s a Ukrainian cabbage soup that’s made with potatoes and beets. This is a vegan twist on the classic recipe from My Darling Vegan, which omits the beef and focuses on getting its flavor from root vegetables and fresh herbs and spices.
4. Vegan Cauliflower Soup
Even if you’re not a massive fan of cauliflower, you’re going to love this 8-ingredient soup. It’s filling and comforting, and this recipe from Loving It Vegan is freezer friendly. Similar to potatoes, I find that when you blend cauliflower, you’re left with a hearty, creamy texture that’s perfect as a base for soups.
5. 20-Minute Vegan Coconut Curry Soup
Filled with vegetables and protein, this soup from Veggies Don’t Bite takes just twenty minutes and minimal effort to make. It’s a really well-rounded dish that is perfect for winter dinners and comes with a salad to serve on the side.
6. Vegan Carrot Soup
This vegan carrot soup from Loving It Vegan adds coconut milk and red curry paste for a spicy kick. The secret ingredient that sets this recipe apart is peanut butter! You won’t believe the richness and delicious taste it will add to this carrot soup.
7. Vegan Ramen with Miso Shiitake Broth
Many ramen dishes at restaurants are served with chicken or pork broth, but miso ramen is the perfect alternative for vegans. This incredible recipe from Feasting at Home will impress your friends and family. It’s a healthy dish that you’ll enjoy throughout the cold winter evenings and contains mushrooms, bok choy, tofu, scallions, and sesame seeds.
8. Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Soup – Vegan and Gluten-Free
This recipe from Not Enough Cinnamon is full of flavor and spiced with typical Arabic spices including cinnamon, cumin, and paprika. It’s a protein-rich dish, thanks to the chickpeas, and is low in calories. Containing tomatoes, celery, and spinach, you’ll get plenty of nutrients from these fresh, delicious vegetables.
9. Mexican Vegetable Soup
For a vegan and gluten-free twist on Mexican soup, enjoy this dish from Show me the yummy. It’s packed with fresh vegetables, so don’t think you have to miss out on delicious Mexican food as a vegan. You can eat it plain; however, it can also be topped with tortilla strips, vegan cheese, cilantro, or avocado. By adding toppings, it will make a full meal by itself when you’re looking for a fresh and healthy lunch or dinner.
10. Vegan Corn Chowder
This is one of my favorite dishes for vegans, and with its creamy, smoky flavors, you’ll impress any member of your family with this vegan corn chowder from Love & Lemons. The base of the soup consists of onion, garlic, and celery, and of course, sweetcorn adds to the creamy texture and sweetness. Potatoes help to thicken the soup, and it’s topped off with smoked paprika and celery salt, for a rich, smoky flavor without meat.
11. Ginger Miso Udon Noodles with Five-Spice Tofu
Udon noodles are one of my favorite types of noodles to use in any dish, and the clear broth in this recipe from Healthy Nibbles has a rich flavor. It’s served with five-spice tofu for protein, and raw carrot is served on top to add more texture. It takes just forty minutes to cook a massive bowl that will serve two or three people.
12. Vegan Red Pepper Roasted Soup
Red pepper soup is a classic for the fall and winter and is really simple to make and filling to eat. This vegan red pepper roasted soup from Life as a Strawberry is so creamy, and by using almond milk, you’ll sweeten up the peppers a little more and add depth to the recipe. You can double or triple this recipe up and save the leftovers to last for a whole week of lunches.
13. Easy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup
For anyone who enjoys eating a Mediterranean diet, this is the perfect soup for you. Vegan and gluten-free, it incorporates roasted carrots, as well as fresh herbs such as basil and thyme. The Mediterranean Dish has a fantastic recipe that’s easy to follow, and you can make a larger batch and freeze it for later. For the finishing touch, add lime juice and extra virgin olive oil.
14. Vegan Asparagus Soup
This vegan asparagus soup from Feel Good Foodie is rich and creamy without having to use any cream. Asparagus is low in calories and is a good source of fiber and antioxidants, which can help to lower your blood pressure due to the potassium it contains. It may seem like a huge amount of asparagus in the recipe, but it soon reduces down with the potatoes, vegetable broth, and almond milk.
15. Vegan Wonton Soup
Wonton soup is a staple in Chinese restaurants, and I love trying to recreate some of my favorite dishes at home. Cilantro and Citronella have created a fantastic recipe, which will show you how to make your own vegan wontons. While a lot of wonton wrappers contain egg, you can now buy egg-free ones, so make sure you find them first for this delicious recipe.
16. Vegan Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash makes for a fantastic seasonal soup base in the fall and winter. You’ll love this colorful bowl of soup that has a rich flavor from Loving it Vegan. You’ll start off by roasting the butternut squash, which helps bring out its rich and creamy taste. The recipe uses four cups of vegetable stock to create the perfect consistency that’s not too thick or too thin. However, the great thing about soups is that you can completely customize them to your taste!
17. Creamy Mushroom and Rice Soup
Combining two of my favorite ingredients, this soup is the perfect vegan comfort food for winter nights. This recipe from Not Enough Cinnamon incorporates jasmine rice with cremini and shiitake mushrooms. It’s seasoned with Mediterranean herbs and sherry vinegar to make this vegan and gluten-free dish.
18. Instant Pot Smoky Kale and White Bean Soup
This soup is a meal in itself, containing protein and greens in one dish. Using an instant pot to cook soup means it’s ready quickly, and this recipe from Veggies Don’t Bite is easy to follow. If you have time, try and soak the beans overnight, which will make them cook even faster and remove some of the indigestible sugar.
19. Vegan Broccoli Soup
A list of soups wouldn’t be complete without a broccoli based dish, and this All Recipes one is the perfect alternative for vegans. By adding coconut milk and nutmeg, you’ll enjoy a rich, nutty soup that’s ready to eat in just thirty-five minutes.
20. Vegan Potato Soup
Potato soup is one of the most budget-friendly options, and it’s straightforward to make. A Virtual Vegan has a fantastic recipe to follow, which is full of vegetables and low in fat. Finish off this soup with toppings of your choice for a decadent meal in a bowl.
21. Vegan Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)
This dish from Vietnam is simply delicious, and this easy vegan pho recipe from Gimme Some Oven creates a rich broth. You can customize this dish with your choice of vegetables and even add tofu for some extra protein.
22. Vegan Sweet Potato Soup
Sweet potato makes one of the best bases for soup if you are looking to create a hearty and creamy dish. For the perfect flavor, this recipe from Loving It Vegan adds coconut cream and almond butter, which gives a rich, roasted flavor.
23. Slow Cooker Vegan Lasagna Soup
Don’t think that once you become vegan, you can never enjoy your favorite dishes again. Connoisseurus Veg offers a great twist on lasagna with this soup, which incorporates tomato soup with lentils, noodles, and vegan pesto ricotta.
24. Vegan Hot and Sour Soup
This recipe from Brand New Vegan takes just thirty minutes to prepare, and its results are fantastic! You can adjust the recipe so it’s as spicy as you can handle, by adding a little or a lot of chili garlic sauce.
25. Chipotle Black Bean Tortilla Soup
Using just one pot, this chipotle black bean tortilla soup from Minimalist Baker requires little work to get a delicious soup that the whole family will enjoy. You simply have to sauté your vegetables then add spices, beans, stock, and salsa and let it simmer away for thirty minutes.
Which of these recipes are you most excited to try? With so many choices for vegans, you won’t miss out on delicious, creamy soups this winter, and you’ll have a different recipe here for nearly every night for a whole month!