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20 Authentic Italian Soup Recipes

These easy Italian soup recipes are filling, family-friendly, and so easy to make at home.

Like all good comfort food, they’re guaranteed to make you feel all cozy inside!

Italian Wedding Soup
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There’s nothing better after a long day than a big bowl of soup. Add some crusty bread on the side, and I’m in heaven!

I have a few favorites below. But if I had to pick just one, it would be Italian Wedding soup.

In fact, I love it so much, I have a recipe at the bottom of the post!

1. Tortellini Soup

Serve this creamy goodness with some crusty bread, and you’ll have a cozy, delicious meal!

This tender tortellini, Italian sausage, and fresh kale in a creamy, flavorful broth will warm you right up, no matter how cold it is!

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

2. Chicken Gnocchi Soup

This creamy soup that tastes like heaven is filled with celery, carrots, spinach, and tender chicken.

Each spoonful gives you a rich, creamy broth with soft and chewy gnocchi that just melts in your mouth!

To top it all off, this mouth-watering soup will take you just 30 minutes to make. 

When you serve this soup, make sure to prepare large bowls because a small one won’t be enough!

3. Minestrone Soup

This classic minestrone recipe does not disappoint. With the tomato-y broth and pasta, this soup screams Italy!

Carrots, celery, and seasonal vegetables make this soup easy to make at any time of the year.

Loaded with pasta, beans, and greens, this minestrone soup is perfect for everyone—even vegans!

And if you’re not vegan, you can garnish each serving with parmesan cheese to make it even more flavorful!

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4. Pasta e Fagioli

This super easy pasta and bean soup can be eaten even in the summer. That’s just how good it is!

Beans, carrots, celery, and fresh herbs make this soup as healthy as it is tasty. Plus, tender, crumbled sausage adds a slight crunch to every bite!

Just make sure to serve this soup immediately, as the pasta can absorb all the liquid!

5. Italian Vegetable Soup 

A hearty soup that’s not only tasty but also good for you, this Italian vegetable soup is fast and easy to make!

Hearty broth loaded with chopped kale, cabbage, carrots, zucchini, celery, broccoli, and borlotti beans will fill you right up, yet still leave you wanting more!

You can serve it with some crusty Italian bread or top it with lots of parmesan cheese—yum!

6. Italian Lentil Soup

Lentils and all the veggies combine to make not just a healthy, but also delicious Italian lentil soup. 

This soup can be served on top of fluffy rice or alongside crusty bread, and it’ll taste just as good!

Grated parmesan cheese and a dollop of yogurt or even sour cream can be added if you want more flavor. 

7. Italian Bean Soup 

Looking for a hearty, savory comfort meal that’s full of flavor? Well, look no further!

This Italian bean soup is easy to make, and it uses simple ingredients that you might find you already have in your kitchen.

Plus, you won’t have to worry about it taking too much of your time!

Sprinkle it with some shredded cheese or add sour cream, and you’ll have the perfect bowl of soup!

8. Pasta e Ceci (Italian Chickpea Soup) 

Whether you prefer this soup hearty or with more liquid, there’s no denying that the flavors combine superbly.

This Italian chickpea soup is so easy and convenient to make, that all you’ll need is one pot to cook it in!

Flavored with tomatoes, onions, celery, and carrots, this Pasta e Ceci is perfect for a weeknight meal!

9. Italian Potato Soup 

Perfect for lunch or dinner, this hearty potato soup is easy to make. You can choose to add meat or keep it vegetarian or vegan, and it’ll taste great either way!

Whether you serve it with bread or as a side dish, this potato soup is sure to fill you up!

10. Italian Fish Soup

Although quick and easy to make, this Italian fish soup is rich in flavor.

As it’s mostly made with vegetables and fish, you can be sure it will be a healthy, filling meal!

It’s the perfect comfort food during the cold weather, especially since you won’t need to leave the comfort of your warm blanket for a long time!

11. Italian Meatball Soup

Loaded with vegetables and store-bought meatballs, this recipe is easy to make—perfect for the busy holiday season!

The tomato-flavored broth embraces tender meatballs, veggies, greens, and pasta, perfectly combining all the rich flavors and textures!

12. Italian White Bean, Sausage, and Cabbage Soup

Each spoonful of this soup will give you a lot more vegetables and meat than broth!

If you want a change of pace, try this soup out. You won’t regret it!

It’s hearty, filling, and loaded with great flavors. Plus, it’ll only take you 30 minutes to make! What’s not to love?

13. Minestrina (Italian Feel Better Soup)

The minestrina is also known as the Italian feel better soup, and it does exactly that!

It’s usually served in Italy when someone’s sick, and who wouldn’t feel better after a bowl of it?

Once you taste this simple bowl of pasta, mozzarella, and parmesan (two types of cheese!), you’ll make it even when no one’s sick!

14. Italian Wedding Soup

Savor the superb combination of the luscious greens and the tender meat, which is what this soup’s name means!

Despite what it’s called, this Italian wedding soup isn’t served at weddings, so you can enjoy it with your family at home!

Small meatballs are first browned to make the flavor more unique. Then, fresh herbs and vegetables are added and “wed” the meatballs.

Once the soup is seasoned with salt and pepper, tiny pasta is added to the broth until tender.

Sprinkle each bowl of soup with parmesan cheese, and it’s ready to serve!

15. Italian Lemon Barley Soup

Bring the flavor of Tuscany to your home with this Italian soup recipe.

The lemon, rosemary, and barley all combine to form a perfectly balanced, flavorful soup!

Loaded with beans, fresh veggies, and tomato, a bowl of this healthy and delicious soup can give you a breath of relief even in the middle of a stressful week!

16. Tuscan Ravioli Soup 

When you serve this meal, no one will be leaving the table hungry!

With a creamy broth filled with Italian sausage and cheese ravioli, your whole family will love it so much that they might even ask for seconds!

Plus, it’s so easy to make, so what’s not to love?

17. Pappa al Pomodoro

Day-old bread dissolved in the tomato broth makes it thick and chunky, yet incredibly filling.

Pappa al Pomodoro is just the soup for you when you need food that will comfort you and fill you up at the same time!

Top it off with parmesan cheese, and you’ll have the perfect meal to enjoy at the end of a busy day.

18. Lasagna Soup

If you love lasagna and soup, then look no further. With all the wonderful flavors of lasagna served in the form of soup, this dish is for you!

Every mouthful will give you a taste of beef, tomato, Italian herbs, and generous cheese that melts even as you eat it!

19. Ribollita

This classic, hearty Tuscan soup will not only use up your leftovers but will also warm you up on a cold night.

Crusty, day-old bread in the bean and veggie soup sets this recipe apart from other similar ones.

Plus, the secret ingredient—parmesan rind—will add much more richness and flavor that’ll simply blow you away!

20. Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup

This healthy, flavorful soup is loaded with lean turkey, whole wheat noodles, and tomatoes.

All the flavors combine so perfectly that even the pickiest eaters will eat this soup!

It’s perfect any time of the year, no matter where you are. It’ll fill your belly and warm your soul—it’s the ultimate comfort food!

20 Authentic Italian Soup Recipes

These easy Italian soup recipes are the perfect way to warm up! And if you need some inspiration for dinner tonight, try this fantastic Italian Wedding Soup!

Ingredients

  • For the Meatballs
  • 1/2 pound ground beef

  • 1/2 pound ground pork

  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • For the Soup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 1 cup diced carrots

  • 2 diced celery ribs

  • 8 cups chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (optional)

  • 1 cup acini de pepe pasta, uncooked

  • 1 large bunch of fresh spinach, trimmed and cleaned

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, Parmesan, garlic, egg, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  • Gently mix until well combined. Then, portion into 3/4 inch balls.
  • Warm the oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add the meatballs, and cook until brown on all sides.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and set aside.
  • Add the remaining oil to a large pot or Dutch oven. Warm over medium heat, then add the onion, carrots, and celery, and cook until soft.
  • Pour the chicken broth and wine into the pot and turn up the heat to medium-high.
  • Bring the liquid to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low.
  • Add the pasta, stir well, and cook until tender.
  • Add the meatballs and spinach and cook until wilted.
  • Adjust the salt and pepper, as needed.
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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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