Indulge in comfort food and eat healthy too with these satisfying vegan soup recipes.
They’re cozy, nourishing, and chock-full of veggies. Better yet, they’re easy to make and great for meal prep.
Healthy and Easy Vegan Soup Recipes
Plant-based soups are my go-to when I want a healthy meal that doesn’t skip out on taste.
They’re super cozy on a chilly day. Still, some are great for hot weather too.
From chili to corn chowder, there’s a vegan soup recipe on this list for every season. So grab a ladle and let’s dive in!
With the right toppings, this soup tastes just like a baked potato.
Seriously, add a sprinkle of vegan cheese, some crumbled tempeh bacon, and a handful of chives. See, I told you!
It’s amazingly thick and creamy for having no dairy. Plus, it’s low in fat. Use an immersion blender and it’s even more creamy.
It’s incredible how this vegan soup achieves the same flavors as the classic without real chicken.
It has all the staples including pasta, carrots, celery, onions, and dried herbs. But instead of chicken, it calls for Tofurky chicken and veggie broth.
Drop the noodles in right before serving and slurp until your heart’s content.
A versatile veggie soup is a must for every kitchen. That’s why I love this recipe.
It turns what you have on hand into a hearty meal. Frozen, canned, or fresh, use what you’ve got. Toss in lentils, chickpeas, or black beans if you like.
Whatever you add will be tasty, healthy, and budget-friendly.
As soon as fall hits, I immediately begin to crave this butternut squash soup. It’s as comforting as your favorite fall sweater!
Blending the squash makes it irresistibly creamy. It’s so hard to believe there’s zero dairy in this soup.
The best part, though, is it’s ridiculously easy. Just plop everything in the Vitamix and it’s ready.
When I want a simple brothy bowl, I whip up this vegan soup recipe. It’s quick, clean tasting, and good for your health.
Mushrooms and seaweed add a wealth of nourishment. And miso paste takes the broth up a notch.
Full of umami flavors, this Asian soup nourishes the mind and the soul.
Do you feel as guilty as I do eating a buttery, cheesy bowl of French onion soup? Well, now you can this classic minus the guilt with this plant-based take.
It has the savory, complex broth and sweet tender onions you crave. All without the dairy.
As for that bread topping, just use vegan cheese. Problem solved!
Vegan soup recipes like this will make you feel like a kid again!
It tastes just like the stuff mom makes, except there’s no dairy. Instead, raw cashews make it creamy.
The real treat, however, is the roasted broccoli and homemade croutons topping. For a cheesy twist, nutritional yeast will also do the trick.
8. Pumpkin Soup
Can I tell you a secret? As much as I love pumpkin desserts, I think I love this soup more.
That may sound blasphemous, but hear me out. This soup is not only full of gratifying fall flavors, it’s nutrient-dense and guilt-free.
Pumpkin, cauliflower, almond butter, and a whirl of spices, it’s better than sweets. So grab a spoon and sip to your health.
If you love meat-free tacos, just wait until you try this soup. It takes the best parts and turns it into one spicy bowl.
Beans, corn, and canned tomatoes make it hearty and cheap.
Of course, you won’t want to forget the fixings. Jalapenos, black olives, and avocado all work nicely. But I say doctor it up however you like!
10. Tomato Soup
During the chilly season, this tomato soup frequently winds up on my table. It tastes way better than the canned stuff and is just as painless to make.
What makes it even better is it uses up pantry staples. This includes onions, canned tomatoes, and veggie broth.
But what’s the secret to the thick and creamy texture? Raw cashews!
11. Mushroom Soup
Another canned classic that’s better homemade is mushroom soup. There are endless ways to make it, but this take is one of the best.
The broth is rich in white wine, coconut milk, and thyme. Add in sauteed mushrooms, and you’ll have a bowl brimming with complexity.
Fancy gathering or meatless Mondays, this vegan soup recipe is great for any occasion.
This one-pot lentil soup is a lifesaver! The recipe itself is highly versatile and simple to make.
The legumes give this soup a hearty base while the veggies add a bounty of nutrients. Not only is it nourishing and affordable, but it’s all made in one pot.
So this plant-based gem reduces cleanup! It’s also freezer-friendly so this doubles as a meal prep recipe.
Like your one-pot soup on the spicy side? Then go with this classic.
Vegan tortilla soup is as heartwarming as chicken soup, but with much more spice.
And what about the meat? There’s jackfruit swimming in the chipotle adobo spiked broth. So it’s got all the texture and flavor without real meat.
14. Matzo Ball Soup
Matzo ball soup is a Jewish staple for celebrating Passover. But you don’t need to wait until Passover to indulge in this yummy soup!
The matzo balls feature silken tofu and a flax egg. That means they’re completely egg-free.
The flaxseed keeps the balls from falling apart while the matzo meal stays true to tradition.
15. Minestrone Soup
A cozy pot of this minestrone takes me back to my grandma’s kitchen. This Italian classic is nourishing, hearty, and very filling.
Glance at the ingredients and you’ll quickly realize this is an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink recipe. Pasta, canned tomatoes, beans, carrots, there’s a lot to love.
So if you don’t have every single ingredient, that’s okay. There’s some flexibility, so use what you’ve got.
Wild rice and mushrooms together always makes me think of Thanksgiving time.
So when I have a hankering for this holiday, I make this plant-based soup. It’s a gratifying blend of earthy flavors and a creamy coconut broth.
It’s far easier than whipping up a big holiday spread. Better yet, it satisfies those cravings.
17. Lasagna Soup
This big bowl of comfort is proof you don’t need dairy to make a killer lasagna soup.
Lasagna noodles are swimming in a rich tomato broth with ribbons of fresh spinach. There’s lentils in there too for a much-needed protein boost.
But what about the cheese? I think a hefty shake of nutritional yeast flakes will taste great.
There’s a soft spot in my heart for dumplings. And this soup is absolutely overflowing with them!
Those chewy morsels are bobbing in a coconut broth with butter beans and veggies.
It hits all the right comfort food notes and only takes 30 minutes. Plus, it makes a big pot so you’ve got lunches done for the week.
Now that I have dumplings on my mind, I have to talk to you about this wonton soup.
Not only is it vegan, but it totally hits the spot.
These stuffed wontons feature an umami mushroom, tofu, and cabbage filling. And they’ve got so much flavor, all you need is simple mushroom broth.
It’s simple, clean-tasting, and totally slurp-worthy.
20. White Bean Soup
In the winter, I trade in my summer soup recipes for this yummy bowl. This 30-minute vegan soup is pretty simple to make from scratch.
It’s full of nutrient-dense goodies like white beans, kale, and carrots. All in a creamy coconut milk broth.
It doesn’t need hours to cook, either. Just 25 minutes.
If you think cauliflower is boring, you’ve never had this soup.
It transforms this neutral tasting veggie into a rich, thick, and luscious bowl. You’d never guess there isn’t a drop of cream.
It has everything you love about creamy soups without the dairy.
22. Vegan Chili
You won’t need meat to make an award-worthy chili. All you’ll need is this vegan recipe.
Beans, crushed tomatoes, and vegetables create a hearty and robust bowl.
As any chili lover knows, the real secret is in the seasoning. Cumin, cayenne, and chili powder take it up a notch. Grab a bowl while it’s hot!
23. Corn Chowder
Most chowders are full of cream, shellfish, and meat. But this enticing bowl is dairy-free, meat-free, and plant-based.
The thick coconut broth adds a tropical kick while the corn makes it super refreshing. There’s a bunch of root veggies bobbing in there too for good measure.
It has all the comfort minus the guilt. So go on, indulge in a cozy bowl of chowder.
Creamy roasted carrot soup with a gingery twist? Sign me up!
The spices in this soup are spot-on. Fresh garlic, tons of ginger, a pinch of turmeric, it’s radiating deliciousness.
Not only that, but it’s super healthy too. Gluten-free, plant-based, and nutrient-dense, this comforting vegan soup is nothing but good for you.
This sweet potato soup is a go-to in my household and it’s about to be yours too. It’s quick, wholesome, inexpensive, and family-friendly.
What I love most, though, is the thick texture and dreamy flavor. It’s savory, sweet, smoky, and super creamy.
This sweet potato soup is so good it’s hard to believe it’s healthy, too.
Think vegan food can’t be swoon-worthy? Just take a bite of this plant-based soup. It will make you feel all giddy inside.
Tender chickpeas, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh spinach are swimming in a tomatoey coconut milk broth. Add basil for an extra aromatic touch.
It’s so full of flavor, you won’t even miss the meat.
I love squash season because it means I get to make this soup! It’s one of my favorite meals for cold weather.
The warming spices and roasted squash make you feel all warm and cozy. It tastes just like fall.
Make a big batch to freeze for those busy weeknights. It makes life easy and means you get to enjoy it all season long.
There’s a lot of cold weather warmers, but what about the spring? Don’t worry, this seven-ingredient soup has you covered.
Fresh and creamy, it’s glowing with two of the best seasonal goodies: asparagus and leeks.
It’s sweet, aromatic, and silky smooth. Enjoy it for a light meal or an appetizer.
When it’s too hot to cook, I make cucumber gazpacho. It’s light, refreshing, and cold, so it’s perfect.
All the herbs add a burst of freshness. And I just adore how the avocado makes it thick and creamy. Drizzle coconut yogurt on top and it’s the best thing.
There’s zero cooking required, too.
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