11 Winter Soup Recipes, Because Campbell’s Won't Cut It in a Snowstorm

Gird your loins, northern dwellers — winter isn’t over yet. We were this close to busting out the gazpacho, but with another cold front headed our way, we’re going to need something heartier. It may be next to impossible to not complain about the weather, but having a hot, steaming bowl of soup by your side might make things a touch more tolerable. Keep reading for our favorite stewy winter staples to keep the cold at bay. After all, there’s nothing that a little chicken noodle or tomato basil can’t fix.

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by Lisa Siva

Tomato Basil

Balsamic-roasted tomatoes are the best thing to ever happen to tomato basil soup. Except maybe grilled cheese. Thanks, Simply Delicious!

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Miso Noodle Soup

First it was pork belly, then kale — but these days, miso is the trendy ingredient du jour. Green Kitchen Stories has a noodle soup to nurse you back to life.

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Soupe au Pistou

This classic French soup over at Love and Lemons may sound fancy, but it’s really a big, rustic bowl of love — chock full of white wine, chard, and a drizzle of homemade pesto.

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Split Pea

Bacon. Ham. Wine. Enough said. Crepes of Wrath knows what’s up.

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Mushroom & Chicken Noodle

This isn’t your mother’s chicken noodle. How Sweet It Is updates everyone’s favorite soup with mushrooms and a heavenly poached egg on top.

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Sausage, Kale & Sweet Potato

Featuring the holy trinity of winter ingredients, this soup from The Gouda Life will warm your bones.

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Black Bean

Kick it up a notch with Good Life Eats’ jalapeno-infused black bean soup. Squeeze in some lime, and we can almost pretend we’re south of the border.

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Corn Chowder with Bacon

What’s better than a steaming bowl of creamy corn chowder? Corn chowder with bacon on top. Oh, yeah — we went there. Thanks, How Sweet It Is!

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Greek Lemon & Chicken Soup

For those of us already dreaming of warmer days, this light, lemony chicken soup from The Fromagette is just what you need.

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Butternut Squash & Apple

Nothing says winter like butternut squash soup. My Name is Yeh has the perfect recipe, complete with the genius addition of soju, a Korean rice liquor.

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Pho Bo

You may not know where it comes from. You may not even know how to pronounce it — but pho is going to save you this winter. With an aromatic broth of ginger and star anise, this recipe from What Liberty Ate is a cure for whatever ails you.

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