You might think that Thanksgiving dinners is all about the main course and comforting side dishes, but you need a warm and cozy Thanksgiving soup to open your appetite to it all. Soup is the perfect first course to serve your guests — it's comforting, delicious, and so satisfying. So if you are wondering "what soup to make on Thanksgiving", then you have come to the right place. We are sharing over 20 of our most popular best Thanksgiving soup recipes including all the butternut squash soups, pumpkin soups, cozy potato and sweet potato soups, creamy fall vegetable soups, and more. We've even got a bunch of Thanksgiving leftover soup for all those delicious turkey leftovers. Plus, most of these soups are vegetarian, vegan, and/or gluten-free so there is something here for everyone.
Best Thanksgiving Soups
It's no surprise that our easy roasted butternut squash soup is the most pinned soup recipe on Pinterest. This soup captures the taste of the holidays in one spoon. Rosemary, sage and thyme, need I say more? Serve with with a side of homemade bread for major dipping.
Creamy roasted butternut squash and cauliflower soup has all the fall soup feels and is vegan and gluten-free. Plus, it's super easy to make in a sheet pan and then puree. Serve it with some quick and easy green onion dinner rolls or skillet dinner rolls.
One pot sweet potato soup is super silky, creamy and vegan, and packed with fall flavours. Make this quick and easy fall and winter soup in 30 minutes. Serve with some rosemary cornbread or pumpkin dinner rolls on the side.
Cream of mushroom soup is thick, creamy, and comforting. This delicious one pot soup is easy to make in 45 minutes, freezer-friendly, and reheats well.
Quick and easy 30-minute butternut squash soup is simple yet packed with flavour, is naturally vegan and gluten-free, and can be made ahead of time. Serve it alongside some easy rosemary garlic focaccia bread or cornbread muffins for dipping.
Instant pot butternut squash soup is the perfect fall dish to cook in your pressure cooker — warm, cozy, comforting, and creamy. Make in 15 minutes.
A handful of ingredients and a few simple steps makes creamy cauliflower and garlic soup one of the easiest and tastiest soups ever. You don't want the season to pass without trying this one. Serve it with an easy tomato bruschetta on the side.
Coconut curry pumpkin soup is a bowl of comfort with a kick. This soup comes together in less than 30 minutes using just a handful of ingredients with minimal prep.
Smooth, rich and velvety roasted carrot and ginger soup is the perfect vegetarian soup -- flavourful, healthy, and super easy to make in about 30 minutes. Serve it with small batch sourdough bread.
Change up your butternut squash soup game with butternut squash and apple soup with toasted croutons. It’s got sweetness from apple and carrots, a kick from onions and curry powder, and it’s just all around comfort food… without the guilt!
Creamy ham and potato soup is hearty, filling, and so flavourful. This warm and cozy one pot meal is the easiest weeknight meal to make in just 25 minutes.
Bursting with flavour, this comforting, vegetarian carrot pumpkin soup is wholesome, nutritious and perfect to feed a whole family on a lazy fall night.
Broccoli cheese soup is creamy, cozy, and delicious simmered in a buttery cheesy broth for the perfect blend of textures and flavors — comfort food goals.
If you haven't had this combo of flavours together, then you are in for a real treat. Creamy pumpkin and corn chowder is ready in under 30 minutes. It's the perfect fall vegetarian and gluten-free weeknight dinner. Serve it with a winter kale salad on the side.
Leftover Thanksgiving Soup Recipes
Creamy turkey gnocchi soup is the ultimate comfort food — creamy, rich, and delicious, made with good carbs, clean protein, and veggies in 25 minutes.
Leftover turkey potato chowder is a creamy, savory, and delicious soup that is loaded with holiday leftovers. Quick and easy, ready in under 30 minutes.
Wholesome hearty one pot leftover turkey wild rice soup is the most comforting way to use leftover turkey from Thanksgiving turkey dinner. So easy to make.
Warm and cozy, creamy turkey orzo soup is wholesome, hearty, filling, and flavourful. Make this delicious one pot meal with leftover turkey in 30 minutes. One of my favorite ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers.
Mashed potato soup is one of the best ways to use up leftover mashed potatoes. It’s creamy, cheesy, delicious, and ready in under 30 minutes.
How to Store Thanksgiving Soup
- How to store: All of these Thanksgiving soup recipes can easily be made ahead and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- Make ahead instructions: To make any of these Thanksgiving soups ahead of time, you can also just prep the ingredients in advance. That can mean chopping up vegetables or mixing ingredients together and storing until ready to cook. Store all the prepared ingredients in airtight containers in the refrigerator.
More Thanksgiving Recipes
- 30 Best Thanksgiving Appetizers
- 50 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes
- 25 Warm and Cozy Fall Soup Recipes
- 40 Best Thanksgiving Main Dishes
- 25 Best Thanksgiving Desserts
- 15 Thanksgiving Bread Recipes
Did You Make Any of These Thanksgiving Soup Recipes?
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