10 Unique Soup Recipes

Sometimes, all you need is a comforting bowl of soup to help you get through the day.

Craving for some right now?

Head to your kitchen! Ditch your ordinary soup dish and get creative with these 10 unique soup recipes that’ll surely put a smile in your face, in a delicious way.

1. Tuscan White Bean Soup

Ingredients:

  • 4 Cups Reduced sodium Chicken Stock (can substitute vegetable stock)
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans Cannellini Beans UNDRAINED (can substitute great northern beans)*
  • 2 sprigs fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Parmesan Cheese Rind (optional)
  • 1/4 – 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream (can substitute Half and Half)
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  • 10 strips Bacon – diced
  • 2 large Shallots – peeled & small dice (about 1 1/2 cup)
  • 3 medium Carrot – peeled & small dice (about 3/4 cup)
  • 3 medium Celery – small dice (about 3/4 cup)
  • 4 small cloves Garlic – peeled & minced*
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • heaping 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 cup White Wine
  • 1/2 Cup Parmigiano Reggiano (plus more for serving)

2. Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Ingredients:

  • 4 large russet potαtoes, scrubbed
  • 8 bαcon slices
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/3 cup αll-purpose flour
  • 2 cups low fαt milk
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp blαck pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Minced fresh chives, for gαrnish

3. Chicken Rice Soup

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion (minced)
  • 3 large carrots (peeled and diced )

4. Taco Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (15 oz) stewed tomatoes (do not drain)
  • 1 can chili beans (do not drain)
  • 1 can pinto beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 can corn (drained)
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes (do not drain)
  • 1 packet ranch seasoning mix

5. Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 15 ounce can small white beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 ounce can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup frozen cut green beans
  • 1/2 cup small shell pasta
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 zucchini halved and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup onion diced
  • 1/2 cup celery sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrots peeled, quartered and sliced

6. Cordon Bleu Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley or 1 tablespoon fresh
  • 1/2 tsp EACH dried oregano (dried thyme)
  • 1/4 tsp EACH red pepper flakes (pepper)
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups cooked and cubed ham
  • 2 cups shredded Rotisserie chicken
  • 1 russet potato (peeled and chopped into ½” cubes)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1/2 large onion chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/3 cup flour

7. Autumn Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups vegetable stock (or chicken stock)
  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 large (about 1 pound) sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 small white onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 large handfuls of kale, roughly chopped with thick stems removed
  • Kosher salt and freshly-cracked black pepper

8. Thai Coconut Peanut Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 lb chicken breast cubed
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 shallots diced
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1/3 cup liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tbsp chili paste
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce/liquid aminos
  • 2 tsp dried cilantro flakes
  • 1 tsp  cumin
  • 1 salt pinch
  • 1 black pepper pinch
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 14oz cans coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup raw peanuts chopped
  • optional: bird’s eye pepper sliced.

9. Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 8 slices cooked, chopped bacon
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk ( I use 2%)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded pepper-jack cheese (or shredded cheddar cheese)
  • Green onion, chopped (for garnish)
  • 4 small potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 small white or yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 3 cups chicken broth

10. White Chicken Lasagna Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 9-11 cups low sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 15 oz can canneli beans, rinsed and rained
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon
  • 1 tsp EACH dried parsley, dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp EACH dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • dash- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 10 uncooked lasagna noodles (broken into approx. 1-2 inch pieces)
  • 2-3 cups half and half (may sub fat free evaporated milk)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (optional)
  • 10 oz chopped frozen baby spinach, thawed

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