Now that fall is in full swing, the temperature where we live has begun to drop. We don’t really mind because we like chilly weather just as much as we like the heat of summer, but sometimes we come home at the end of the day and feel like we could use a good warmup. That’s why soup is one of our very favourite things to make, serve, and enjoy in the fall! We’re always on the lookout for new seasonal tasting recipes we’ve never tried before.
Are you feeling just as interested as we are, if not more, in the idea of finding new fall soup recipes to introduce to your family this autumn? Here are 15 of the very best ideas, flavour combinations, and tutorials that we’ve come across so far in our search for inspiration and guidance!
1. Cauliflower soup with hazelnuts and bacon
Are you the kind of person who has always adored creamy soups because you find they’re the best for warming you inside out but you’re also a big fan of vegetable based soups too? Well, we’re pretty sure Bon Appetit has the perfect recipe for combining the two for you! Check out their tutorial to learn how this cauliflower soup with hazelnuts and bacon was made.
2. Creamy butternut squash soup
Have we really caught your attention with this whole idea of making creamy vegetable based soups because that really is your favourite kind but you’ve just never been a big fan of cauliflower? In that case, we think you might get along a little better with something like this recipe from Food Network for a classic homemade creamy butternut squash soup!
3. Creamy sweet potato soup
If we keep following that creamy vegetable theme we’ve been loving so far, there are plenty more ideas we can show you, but this particular recipe from She Wears Many Hats is actually one of our very favourite soups to make any time of year! It just also happens to be a great seasonal fall recipe. Take a better look at their tutorial to learn more about this creamy sweet potato soup.
4. Hearty vegetable soup
If you’re going to make yourself an awesome fall veggie soup, would you actually much rather keep things chunky and delicious rather than blending your veggies to get that creamy texture? Then we’re pretty sure this next recipe and tutorial is just the kind of thing you’re looking for! Take a better look at I Heart Naptime to see how they made this hearty vegetable soup.
5. Savory pumpkin soup
Of course, any list that involves fall flavours of any kind, no matter what category of food you’re working with, must inevitably involve some kind of mouthwatering pumpkin option, right? Country Living happens to agree with us! Their complete recipe and tutorial guides you step by surprisingly simple step through the process of making this deliciously savoury pumpkin soup.
6. Warm and chunky split pea soup
Are you actually feeling a little bit torn between the idea of making a blended veggie soup and the idea of making a chunky one? Well, who ever said that you absolutely have to choose? Instead, try checking out how Food Network outlines the process of making a blended pea soup that features other awesome fall vegetables that are kept scrumptiously chunky rather than blended right in.
7. Creamy roasted mushroom soup
Have you been feeling rather intrigued by the idea of making a creamy soup but you don’t see why that has to involve pureeing all your vegetables? Then we think you’ll be rather pleased indeed to learn that it actually doesn’t! If you’ve ever been a big mushroom fan then we think you’ll get a real kick out of the way Damn Delicious prepared this creamy roasted mushroom soup that gives you a smooth, creamy broth but keeps your mushroom slices nice and whole so you really taste that roasted flavour.
8. French onion potato soup
Being the soup lovers and cooking enthusiasts we are, we’re sure it’ll come as no surprise that we’ve had French onion soup before. In fact, it’s actually one of our very favourite kinds of soup, so we’ve tried all different kinds. That’s why we were so pleased to come across this recipe from Half Baked Harvest that puts another spin on the classic idea! Take a better look at their page to see how this French onion potato soup was made.
9. Gingery carrot soup
Are you still finding yourself scrolling through our list and feeling the most interested by the idea of making creamy blended vegetable soups but you just haven’t quite seen the flavour and ingredient combination yet that really appeals to you? Then here’s another alternative for your consideration! Check out The Busy Baker to learn more about this mouthwatering carrot ginger soup that’s great for helping you fend off fall cold germs.
10. Autumn vegetable soup
Just in case you were feeling rather enamoured with the idea of making a hearty vegetable soup but you can’t help wondering whether you might find a recipe out there that’s even more chunky and packed with goodness, here’s one more option before we go! We’re actually so in love with this recipe from Flavor the Moments that we’ve made it twice in the last month. It was a huge hit with adults and kids in our household alike!
11. Curried pumpkin coconut soup
Did we actually really catch your attention when we started talking about the idea of making a delicious pumpkin soup but you didn’t quite feel entirely convinced by the previous idea we showed you? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Everyday Easy Eats made this version that has a little more flavour and kick! Their recipe walks you through the steps for making a fantastic tasting curried pumpkin coconut soup that’s practically drool-worthy.
12. Cozy autumn wild rice soup
Are you the kind of avid eater who adores a good, hearty soup but always wishes there was a little something extra to it to fill your tummy if that’s going to be your entree rather than just an appetizer or side? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how Gimme Some Oven made this hearty and filling cozy autumn wild rice soup that will make just about anyone feel satisfied.
13. Simple fall corn chowder
Speaking of delicious creamy soups, has your favourite kind of cream based soup always been a chowder? In that case, we think you’ll really appreciate the way Taste of Home made this subtly flavourful and deliciously fall tasting corn chowder! We love that it’s a simple enough recipe for even beginner cooks to master. Our oldest child might actually give this one a try!
14. Tomato basil soup with grilled cheese croutons
Are you the kind of person who, when it comes to soups, has always loved the simple childhood lunchtime classic of tomato soup paired with a grilled cheese sandwich? Then we have no doubt in our minds that you’re going to get a real kick out of this slightly more gourmet version of your old fav, outlined nice and clearly on My Recipes! Check out their recipe to learn all about this tomato basil soup topped with homemade grilled cheese croutons.
15. Creamy fall soup in acorn squash bowls
If you’re going to serve a soup at a nice dinner you’re hosting, where your family and friends have all gathered together, would you much rather serve something that has a little more novelty and impressive appeal to it, and maybe even a little more food involved? Then we think you just might be the perfect person to give this extremely autumn-like recipe from Minimalist Baker a try! Not only do they teach you how to make a scrumptious homemade creamy fall squash soup, but they also show you how to easily serve it in actual baked acorn squash halves rather than regular bowls! It’s like a two-for-one meal.
16. Warm spiced saucy lamb stew
Listen, we know we said we were only going to include 15 options on this list, but we saw this particular dish at the very last second and it looked so darn good that we just couldn’t resist tacking it right on the end anyways! Just in case you’ve been scrolling through our list hoping to come across something a little meatier than a lot of the fall veggie dishes we’ve shown you so far, here’s a fantastic recipe from Bon Appetit for a homemade spiced saucy lamb stew!
Do you have another favourite homemade fall soup that your family and friends can never seem to get enough of when you make it but that you don’t see here on our list? Tell us all about it or link us to the recipe in the comments section so we can try it out too!