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.
Roasted Butternut and Cauliflower Soup
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.
Roasted Acorn Squash Soup is smooth and velvety, packed with veggies, and loaded with fall flavor. Serve for a cozy lunch, dinner, or on Thanksgiving.
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
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.
Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Soup
Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Soup is creamy and healthy. This vegetarian soup is ready in 45 minutes with a handful of wholesome ingredients and a few steps. Serve it with an easy tomato bruschetta on the side.
Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup is rich, creamy, flavorful, and delicious. This vegan soup is ready just over 35 minutes with minimal prep and in one pot.
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.
Roasted Carrot and Ginger Soup
Roasted carrot and ginger soup is rich, velvety, creamy, flavorful, and delicious. This healthy vegetarian soup is quick and easy to make in 30 minutes. Serve it with some toasted bread.
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Toasted Croutons
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!
Carrot Pumpkin Soup is wholesome, nutritious, and delicious. It’s quick and easy comfort food that’s perfect to feed the family on lazy weeknights.
Potato Corn Chowder is rich, creamy, hearty, and delicious. Made with simple ingredients in 35 minutes, this vegetarian soup is perfect for a quick meal.
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.
Creamy Pumpkin and Corn Chowder
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.
Cheesy Potato Soup is creamy, delicious, and comforting. This recipe takes everyday ingredients and transforms them in 30 minutes to a rich, luscious soup.
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
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- 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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20 Thanksgiving Soup Recipes
- Total Time: 50 minutes
- Yield: 4-6 servings
Over 20 popular best Thanksgiving soup recipes including pumpkin and butternut squash soups, potato soups, vegetable soups, and Thanksgiving leftover soup.
Thanksgiving Soup Recipes
- Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
- Roasted Butternut and Cauliflower Soup
- Sweet Potato Soup
- Cream of Mushroom Soup
- Butternut Squash Soup
- Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup
- Creamy Cauliflower and Garlic Soup
- Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup
- Roasted Carrot and Ginger Soup
- Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Toasted Croutons
- Creamy Ham and Potato Soup
- Carrot Pumpkin Soup
- Broccoli Cheese Soup
- Creamy Pumpkin and Corn Chowder
Leftover Thanksgiving Soup
- Turkey Potato Chowder
- Turkey Wild Rice Soup
- Creamy Turkey Orzo Soup
- Mashed Potato Soup
- Pick the Thanksgiving soup recipe you want to make for your holiday dinner.
- Gather the required ingredients and prep them.
- Make the soup and serve.
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.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 40 minutes
- Category: Soup
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: American
- Calories: 200
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