Soup season is the best season. When cooler weather rolls around, my Dutch oven finds a permanent spot on my stovetop and is always full of soup. I could literally eat soup all day every day. So, today I am sharing my most popular 40 best vegan and vegetarian soup recipes, ranging from smooth and creamy, to wholesome and hearty, to noodles and ramen, with lots of gluten-free options as well.
Vegetable Soup is a hearty, vegan soup that is delicious, flavorful, and easy to make. It’s loaded with all kinds of veggies in a savory broth.
Minestrone soup is a hearty, healthy, nourishing, and delicious classic Italian soup, packed with vegetables and pasta simmered in a rich tomato broth.
White Bean Soup with Kale is a hearty and nourishing one-pot meal that is flavorful and easy. Make this healthy soup in 30 minutes using simple ingredients.
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.
Vegetarian Mushroom Barley Soup
Wholesome hearty vegetarian mushroom barley soup is healthy, filling, and so delicious. This one pot meal is easy to make with just 10 minutes of prep.
Homemade tomato basil soup is comforting, rich, and smooth. This cozy soup is easy, flavourful, and nourishing, making it so much better than canned.
Lemon Asparagus Soup with Parmesan
Lemon asparagus soup with parmesan is the perfect spring soup -- smooth, light, fresh, and flavourful. It's customizable and can be served hot or cold.
Indian-inspired, vegan, creamy coconut curry lentil soup is an easy and simple 30-minute pantry meal that is packed with spices for maximum flavour. Serve it as a soup or as a curry over some coconut rice.
Creamy vegan ramen is delicious, flavorful, and healthy comfort food, packed with nutrients that will give you an immunity boost. Ready in just 30 minutes!
Creamy artichoke soup is rich, healthy, delicious, easy to make, and freezer-friendly. This vegetarian soup is loaded with artichokes, leeks, and potatoes.
Delicious and flavourful, light cream of broccoli soup is a silky smooth, creamy, and thick soup made healthier with no cream. Make it in under 25 minutes.
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.
This Coconut Curry Ramen is creamy, rich, comforting, and delicious, with a perfect blend of mouthwatering textures and flavors and ready in 25 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.
This vegetarian, hearty and filling, creamy Mexican corn soup is dense, bright, and full of flavour! It has all the warm and cozy vibes written all over it. Serve it with some butternut squash quesadillas.
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.
Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup
Roasted red pepper and tomato soup is silky smooth, incredibly flavorful and delicious, and easy to make. This vegan soup is healthy and nutritious too.
Vegetarian peanut miso ramen with a creamy vegan soup base, is topped with noodles, vegetables, and a perfect soft-boiled egg. Make it in just 20 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.
It's no surprise that this delicious and 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 ciabatta bread or crusty no knead bread for dipping.
Creamless Cream of Asparagus Soup
Creamless cream of asparagus soup is healthy, delicious, smooth, creamy, quick and easy to make. A perfect spring soup for a last minute lunch or dinner.
Make this silky smooth and creamy tomato potato soup in under 25 minutes. This gluten-free vegan soup is healthy and filling and the easiest weeknight meal.
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.
Pinto Bean Soup (Sopa Tarasca)
Spice up your weeknight dinners with Mexican Pinto Bean Soup (Sopa Tarasca) made with creamy pinto beans, spicy chipotle, and a tomato broth in 30 minutes.
30-Minute Butternut Squash Soup
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.
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Ramen
Put down that cup of instant noodles and make fresh, quick and easy vegetarian ramen in 15 minutes with fresh vegetables, noodles and authentic flavours. You might never go back to packaged ramen again.
Cheesy Potato Soup is creamy, delicious, and comforting. This recipe takes everyday ingredients and transforms them in 30 minutes to a rich, luscious soup.
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.
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.
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.
Spinach and Pea Soup is creamy, velvety, healthy and delicious. It's a curried soup with a vegan coconut milk base loaded with fresh spinach and green peas.
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.
Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Nothing says comfort food like a bowl of slow cooker loaded baked potato soup topped with cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon and green onions. Literally throw your ingredients into the slow cooker and come back to a fully cooked soup a few hours later.
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!
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.
Storing and Freezing Instructions
All of these vegetarian soup recipes (except for the ramen) 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.
You can also choose to just prep the ingredients in advance, whether that means chopping up vegetables or mixing ingredients together. You can store all your prepared ingredients in airtight containers in the refrigerator. By prepping in advance, it will make the cooking process go a lot more smoothly and quickly.
Did You Make Any of These Vegetarian Soup Recipes?
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40 Best Vegetarian Soups
- Total Time: 45 minutes
- Yield: 1 pot of soup
- Diet: Vegetarian
Browse the most popular best 40 vegan and vegetarian soup recipes from smooth and creamy to wholesome and hearty, to noodles and ramen and more.
Depending on the soup that you decide to make, you make need some of the following ingredients:
- butternut squash
- How to store: All of these vegetarian soup recipes (except for the ramen) can easily be made ahead and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days
- How to freeze: Store in an airtight container or freezer bag in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- Make ahead tips: You can also choose to just prep the ingredients in advance, whether that means chopping up vegetables or mixing ingredients together. You can store all your prepared ingredients in airtight containers in the refrigerator. By prepping in advance, it will make the cooking process go a lot more smoothly and quickly.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Category: Soup
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: American
- Calories: 100
Keywords: 25 best vegetarian soup recipes, the best vegetarian soups, vegetarian soup recipes, vegan soup recipes
Yu Zoubida says
I just tested the Spinach and Green Pea Soup recipe, it’s really simple and delicious.
I’ll add it to my list of favorite soups.
Sam Hu | Ahead of Thyme says
Thank you! So happy you liked the recipe!