Grab whatever vegetables you have in your kitchen and make one of these healthy and easy vegetable soup recipes for dinner tonight! Perfect for vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians you’ll love the taste and convenience of these simple healthy soups – you can make most of them even when you don’t have much at home.
From hearty lentil soups and light coconut curry soup to smooth and creamy potato soup, this small, but mighty recipe collection has all the ideas you need when it comes to easy vegetable soups!
Now grab that cooking pot and a ladle and let’s get cooking!
1. Easy Lentil Vegetable Soup
Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of hot lentil soup on a cold rainy day? If your answer is no, then you have to try this tasty vegetable soup recipe! Rich in protein and low in calories, this lentil soup is without a doubt a great healthy option for dinner and you can make it in around 30 minutes.
When it comes to preparation, all you need to do is soak the lentils, add them to a cooking pot with vegetables and stock or water and cook. Yes, it’s that easy! Enjoy with some parsley and black pepper and store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.
2. 20-Minute Chickpea Soup
Here is another excellent idea if you’re looking for some quick and easy vegetable soups! Loaded with chickpeas and vegetables, this easy chickpea soup recipe is a great source of protein and iron and will take only 20 minutes to make.
In order to prep, rinse and drain some canned chickpeas and cook with vegetables of choice – like onions, spinach, tomatoes and peppers. I like to leave the soup chunky for more texture by blending just half of it. Serve this hearty soup with avocado, jalapenos and bread slices and enjoy it for dinner.
Also, great news: you can have the chickpea and vegetable soup leftovers for lunch the next day. With 298 calories and 13g of protein per serving, this is a great meatless high-protein soup!
3. Easy Carrot Potato Soup
This wonderful carrot potato soup is incredibly tasty and filling and calls for super simple ingredients. All you need are potatoes, carrots and onion. Once you’ve peeled and chopped them roughly, cook the vegetables until potatoes are tender, blend and you’ve got yourself the most delicious creamy vegetable soup. It is so good and is on constant repeat in our home right now! Serve immediately and don’t forget to top with shredded cheese or croutons, OR both!
4. 10-Minute Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup
You will fall in love with this easy sweet and spicy vegetable soup recipe! It’s the perfect combination of vitamin-packed carrots, mushrooms, green beans and broccoli. Cook these together with coconut milk and spicy red curry paste for a light and healthy meal. Also, and, this is important, don’t forget the lime leaves (but you can also use lemongrass)! You won’t believe it, but this healthy coconut curry soup will only take you 10 minutes to make it.
5. 20-Minute Easy Healthy Bean Soup
Need some ideas for easy, hearty, gluten-free vegetable soups with beans? Well, this filling white bean soup is tailor-made for you. With the simplest shopping list, this flavorful healthy soup with beans and vegetables only takes 20 minutes to prepare. When it comes to nutrition, one serving comes at about 356 calories and will provide you with 9g of fiber or around 30% of your DRI! Do yourself a favor and serve warm with some avocado and jalapenos on top!
6. Bulgur, Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup
Packed with bulgur, red lentils and spinach, this is one of my favorite easy vegetable soup recipes! At around 290 calories per serving, this bulgur soup is incredibly tasty and comforting but also rich in fiber, protein, iron and magnesium.
So, roll up your sleeves and let’s make it! You will need some bulgur and soaked red lentils, a potato, onions, garlic, and spinach. And of course, you can’t forget the spices – turmeric, cumin, ginger, dry hot paprika and black pepper add a good amount of flavor here. When making this simple soup, plan for 25-30 minutes of cooking time.
7. Coconut Curry, Lentil Rice and Vegetable Soup
With 229 calories, 9g of fiber and 12g of protein per serving this healthy coconut curry lentil and vegetable soup is super filling and delicious! It is sweet, flavorful, and spicy and provides the right amount of comfort while simultaneously nourishing your body. The main players in this soup game are Basmati rice, soaked red lentils, peas and spinach.
8. Butternut Squash Red Lentil Soup
When it comes to making easy vegetable soup recipes, I love trying out new combinations of vegetables, legumes and of course – spices! That’s exactly how this delicious butternut squash red lentil soup came about. Sweet and savory, light, creamy and spicy, this is perhaps one of my favorite vegan soups!
In order to make it you will need soaked red lentils, butternut squash, onions and warming spices like cinnamon, cardamom and ginger.
9. Broccoli Red Lentil Detox Soup
If you have some leftover broccoli and don’t know what to do with it, try this light, but satisfying detox soup. It will provide you with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying chemicals to help you stay healthy during the cold season. What’s more, it contains only 258 calories per serving.
That’s not all though, because the shopping list for this simple soup is pretty simple as well, all you need are broccoli, red lentils, garlic and spices! So don’t put it off and put this one on your list of healthy vegetable soups to try!
10. Chunky Broccoli Chickpea Soup
Let’s switch things up and try a hearty, warming protein-packed vegetable soup tonight! Nutritionally speaking, this chunky broccoli chickpea soup is gluten-free, dairy-free, high in fiber and vitamins, and low in calories – only 247 per serving. But what’s more important is that it’s ultra-satisfying and easy to make!
So, use up that 5-day-old head of broccoli, throw in some chickpeas, mushrooms, tomato, bell pepper and garlic and add spices to your liking – the soup will make itself! Serve immediately with thinly chopped parsley and enjoy!
11. Easy Lentil Soup From Scratch
Nothing beats a classic, comforting lentil soup and you can make this one from scratch in about 30 minutes! It’s simple and it’s so tasty! At about 229 calories per serving, you’ll find this wonderful simple lentil soup surprisingly satisfying, as it’s rich in both fiber and protein. All you need to do in order to prep the soup is chop vegetables and let them simmer with lentils of choice for half an hour.
12. Cauliflower Potato Soup
If you’re having a hard time getting your kids to eat their vegetables, then this is probably one of the best healthy vegetable soup recipes you can make for them. Made with simple and cheap ingredients, this vegetarian cauliflower soup is smooth, creamy and absolutely divine! You will need one cooking pot, an immersion blender and about 25 minutes to make the entire thing from scratch.
More Easy And Healthy Vegetable Recipes
I hope you enjoyed this collection of easy and healthy vegetable soup recipes, hopefully, you’ve even put some of them on your weekly menu! And if you’re looking for more simple vegetable recipes to try, make sure to check out these:
Easy Vegetable Soups
Grab whatever vegetables you have in your kitchen and make one of these healthy and easy vegetable soup recipes for dinner tonight! From hearty chunky soups with lentils and chickpeas to light, smooth and creamy veggie soups, this collection has all the ideas you need.
- 2 cup red lentils, soaked overnight
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 cup butternut squash, chopped
- 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp cardamom
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- 1/2 tsp ginger, ground
- 2 Tbsp coconut cream
- Saute the onion, the cinnamon, cardamom and ground ginger with coconut oil in a small cooking pot at medium heat for 1-2 minutes.
- Add lentils, butternut squash, a few good pinches of salt and cover with water or stock. Cover the pot with a lid and bring to a boil. Once the soup is boiling, stir in the coconut cream (add water if needed). Then reduce the heat and let simmer until lentils are done (took me around 10-15 minutes).
- Add salt if needed (probably!) and take off heat.
- Serve hot with some chopped cilantro and if desired - toasted sesame seeds.
Original recipe here.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 281Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 323mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 14gSugar: 12gProtein: 13g
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