20+ Best Broth-Based Soup Recipes (2024)

To me, there is nothing more soul-warming than a Bowl of Brothy Soup on cold winter nights- especially when feeling under the weather. So very healing! Not only are these broth-based soups comforting and nourishing, they are also very healing and hydrating to the body. Many vegan options! Love soup? Check out our25 Cozy Vegetarian Soup Recipes

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Here are our 20 BestBroth-Based Soup Recipes to nourish, comfort and heal. Many contain powerful immune-boosting ingredients like garlic, onion, ginger, turmeric, herbs, and citrus, with a good selection of vegan and keto options (be sure to click to the recipe notes for adaptations). Many are made with chicken broth or vegetable Broth.

I hope these broth-based soups help bring you a little warmth, comfort and healing this fall and winter season! Please let me know your favorites in the comments below!


Feel Better Chicken Soup with Lemon and Ginger will warm you to your bones! The deeply flavorful chicken broth is the perfect base for your own creations- add noodles, rice, pasta, quinoa, or even beans. Or keep it keto and low-carb!Can also be made in an Instant Pot or Slow cooker!

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A 20-MinuteMiso Soup Recipewith leeks, shiitake mushrooms, wilted greens, and tofu makes for a fast and easy weeknight dinner. Full of flavor and nutrients it is highly nourishing while remaining light and lean. Vegan and GF adaptable.

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Pasta fa*gioli

A hearty and adaptable recipe for Pasta fa*gioli, a traditional Italian soup stocked with beans, meat and pasta in a flavorful herby tomato broth. A perfect one-bowl meal!

Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is easy to make and the ultimate comfort food full of immune-boosting properties. Healthy, satisfying and comes together in less than an hour!

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Vegan Ramen with Miso Shiitake Broth- an easy healthy ramen with mushrooms, tofu, Bok Choy and scallions. Plus a simple tip to making this “creamy”.

TAco Soup

Taco soup is a hardy, flavorful, and versatile one-pot dish packed with healthy ingredients, perfect for a comforting and satisfying meal. Vegetarian adaptable and gluten-free.

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This Make Life Simple, Lentil Soup can be made on the stove-top or in an Instant Pot. Vegan, gluten-free and infused with Middle Eastern Spices, this brothy version is great for dunking toasted pita.


This Chicken Tortilla Soup is so cozy and warming! Delicious and healthy, loaded with chicken and veggies, this Mexican-style broth-based soup will warm you to your bones!

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15 Minute Wonton Soup with Lemon Ginger Broth-loaded up with healthy vibrant greens – a fast and easy weeknight dinner!


A richly spiced Moroccan-inspired soup, full of flavor, nutrients and soul-warming color. Saffron, dried apricotsand preserved lemon give this brothy Chicken Lentil Soup its depth. Easy to throw together, perfect for weeknight dinners.

Farmers Market Vegetable Soup

Farmers Market Vegetable Soup- a simple healthy vegetable soup that is easy to make and loaded with healthy nutrients- a great way to use up all those farmers market veggies- carrots, cauliflower, green beans, bell pepper, corn, zucchini, or potatoes. Great for Sunday meal prep! Can be made in an Instant Pot!


An authentic recipe for Thai Coconut Soup with chicken, shrimp or tofu, that can be made in an instant pot or on the stovetop. This rich, coconut broth-based soup is infused with fragrant kefir lime leaves, and is gluten-free and vegan adaptable!

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Brothy Tortellini soup with Spinach, Basil & White beans- a mouthwatering vegetarian soup that can be made in 25 minutes!


Spicy Miso Ramen with your choice of Roasted Chili Salmon or Tofu, with bok choy, mushrooms and scallions. Vegan and Paleo adaptable- swap out zucchini noodles or kelp noodles to keep carbs low. If you cook one thing this week, let it be this!

Hot and Sour Cabbage Soup

A fast and easy recipe recipe for Hot and Sour Cabbage Soup with ginger, scallions and your choice of ground meat (or sub plant-based ground meat). Vegan-Adaptable.

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Instant PotRosemary Chicken and White Bean Soup, made with chicken broth, dried white beans and fresh herbs – a hearty, andincrediblydelicious soup that is fast, convenient and affordable!


This Peruvian Minestrone Soup is made with a fragrant basil-infused beef bone broth. Deliciously addicting, thisauthentic Peruvian recipe is from my Peruvianfriend, Sara! Gluten-free adaptable!


a light, healthy and brothy soup with vegetables, rice and artichoke hearts with only 15 minutes of hands-on time! A quick and easy dinner recipe! Keto friendly!


A simple easy recipe for Kimchi Soup- this version is vegan, made with shiitake mushrooms, silken tofu and kale. Serve over rice or noodles! Delicious Korean flavor!


A steaming bowl of Thai Chicken Noodle Soup infused with lemongrass and ginger. A healthy, low fat, broth-based soup that is full of amazing Thai flavors!

Lemony Chicken Orzo Soup with Dill

Lemony Chicken Orzo Soup with Dill- a simple easy recipe that can be made with leftover chicken. Healthy, tangy and bright!


Flavorful, EASY Mexican Noodle Soup with your choice of chicken or chickpeas, cilantro, avocado and lime. A simple, one-pot meal, that can be made in under 30 minutes! Vegan and GF adaptable! Delicious and Healthy!

Asian Chicken Meatball SOUP

This Chicken Meatball Soup is full of flavor and easy to make. Loaded with bok choy, simply drop the delicious raw chicken meatballs into the simmering chicken broth and dinner is ready!


Mmmmmmmm Laksa Soup! A flavorful, Malaysian-style curry broth – theflavorful base for rice noodles andyour choice of chicken or shrimp. Serve with fresh bean sprouts, cilantro, lime and cilantro. Spicy, flavorful and one of my personal favorites!


A simple delicious recipe for Chicken Pozole with hominy in a flavorful chili-infused broth that can be made in an Instant Pot or on the stovetop. A healthy, delicious, Mexican-inspired brothy soup recipe that can be made in 30 minutes! Gluten-free!


A delicious recipe for Peruvian Fish Stew with fragrant Cilantro Broth, with potatoes and carrots. A healthy, deliciousbroth-based soup that is flavorful and easy… and can be made in 35 minutes!


Vietnamese Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu, Tamarind and Tomato (aka Canh Chua)- flavorful, broth-based soup that is warming and healing- this version is vegan and gluten-free!

Salmon Sinigang (Filipino Sour Soup)

How to make Salmon Sinigang! This Filipino Sour Soup is made with salmon (or tofu) ,veggies and the most flavorful umami tamarind broth.


Brothy Leek, Lamb and Cabbage Soup with White beans– a delicious and healthy, soul-warming soup that can be made in an Instant Pot!


Brothy Chickpea Soup with Fennel & Sumac with flavorful Zhoug. A healthy vegan soup, bursting with Middle Eastern flavor!

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Sesame Soba Noodle Soup with Shiitake mushrooms, snow peas and tofu. A heartydelicious miso-based broth full of healthy veggies and nutrients. Vegan and GF adaptable!


Poached Cod in Lemongrass Coconut Broth over Baby Spinach …a fragrant, low-carb, low-calorie,broth-based soup can be made in under 30 minutes.

Vegan Smoky Tomato Broth- a healing detoxing pot of soup- with beans, vegan “meatballs”, spinach, pasta. This broth-based soup is nutritious, adaptable and cleansing. Vegan, Gluten-Free.


( Italian Fish Stew) –A simple authentic Cioppino Recipe that is easy to make and full of flavor. Fresh fish and seafood are bathed in a light and fragrant tomato, fennel and white wine broth. Serve with crusty bread to mop up all the juices. Paleo friendly!


This glowing bowl of Thai Green Curry Noodle Soup is infused with lemongrass, chilis, galangal and basil. Vibrantbroccoliniand tofu (or chicken) simmer gently in the broth before it’s ladled over rice noodles, then topped with crunchy bean sprouts, scallions, basil and lime wedges. This simple, bone-warming soup is a feast for the senses!


Detox Lentil and Beet Broth Soup …packed full of antioxidants, this vegan broth-based soup aids the liver in detoxing and cleansing our bodies. Vegan, GF.


Lightning Speed Photon Soup- a cross between Vietnamese Pho and Wonton soup that can be made in 15 minutes flat! This broth-based soup is nourishing, healthy and warming.


An unbelievably delicious recipe for brothy Chicken, Kale and Chickpea Soup topped with toasty Rosemary Croutons, healing and comforting!

Turkey MinestronE soup

Turkey Minestrone Soup- a cozy soup to make the day after Thanksgiving using leftover turkey and simple pantry ingredients.

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This Paleo, Arabic Meatball Soup with Spinach, Mint and Lime – has the most delicious broth ever! Make with this with ground turkey, lamb, beef or chicken. (Lamb is especially nice.)


And lastly, the most popular recipe on the blog to date -Turmeric Broth Detox Soup! A fragrant, healing broth-based soup infused with fresh turmeric, that can be used as a “base” for your favorite additions. Add chickpeas, noodles, chicken, rice, greens, whole grains, beans – anything goes here!

Hope these cozy Broth Based Soups bring you comfort and healing. If you have a favorite, please let us know below, and make sure to share! It is always appreciated!

What to serve with Brothy Soup

  • Vegan Cornbread Muffins
  • Homemade Sourdough Croutons
  • Savory Leek Bread
  • Cheddar Scones with Caramelized Onions
  • Sourdough Biscuits
  • Classic Homemade Cornbread
  • Zucchini Cornbread

Thanks… and feel better friends!




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Comforting Broth-Based Soup Recipes

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  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Soups
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American
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20 Cold Weather, Broth Based Soup Recipes to nourish and comfort. Many are vegan, gluten-free, keto and paleo. Turmeric Broth REcipe



  • 12 tablespoons olive oil ( or ghee)
  • 1 onion- diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated or finely minced
  • 45 garlic cloves- grated or finely minced
  • 12 teaspoons turmeric powder (or 23 teaspoons fresh turmeric, finely grated – or a little of both, see notes)
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seed (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 3/41 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups veggie or chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, or more to taste
  • Squeeze of lime juice or lemon juice ( to taste) or 1-2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar ( to taste)

Soup Additions:

Noodles, beans, veggies, whole grains, crispy tofu, shredded chicken, lentils, greens, rice, chickpeas, etc.


  1. In a large heavy bottom pot or dutch oven, saute onion in 1-2 T olive oil over medium heat for 5 minutes until fragrant and golden.Add ginger, garlic, and fresh turmeric and saute 2-3 minutes until eh garlic is fragrant and golden. Add the mustard seeds, cumin, coriander, and optional turmeric power and saute 1-2 more minutes.
  2. Add water, stock and salt.Bring to a simmer.Add vinegar or citrus. (I like a squeeze of lime) Taste. Adjust salt, lime and spice level to your liking. At this point you will have a flavorful base to add what you like. You can also refrigerate or freeze this in batches for later use.
  3. Remember uncooked pasta and beans will double or triple in size, so add moderately ( 4 ounces dry pasta)
  4. Remember to think and be sensible about cooking times for each ingredient you add.


Go to the full recipe here for more detailed additions: Turmeric Detox Broth


  • Serving Size: With 1 ½ cups chickpeas and 6 ounces linguini
  • Calories: 220
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 557.8 mg
  • Fat: 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.6 g
  • Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
20+ Best Broth-Based Soup Recipes (2024)


What is the No 1 soup in the world? ›

According to the Taste Atlas Awards, the international food database, the Filipino favorite, Sinigang, is hailed as the best soup in the world.

What is the best soup broth? ›

Swanson Chicken Broth

“This is such a good broth for chicken noodle soup,” says Mark Neufang in the Test Kitchen. Swanson's broth is perfectly savory with the right blend of carrots, celery, onion and a little something extra. “This brand has an almost buttery quality to it,” explains Mark.

What can I add to soup broth to make it taste better? ›

"If your broth is lacking in savory richness, try adding roasted onion, tomato paste, mushrooms, seaweed, soy sauce, or miso. These ingredients add umami flavor and depth to broth," she says. The choice of ingredient depends on the recipe, though.

What is the difference between stock and broth? ›

Stock is generally made from bones, and broth is generally made from flesh. In both cases, they are often supported with aromatic vegetables, but in the case of stock, left unseasoned for maximum flexibility in recipes, whereas broth will usually contain at least salt and pepper.

What is the unhealthiest soup? ›

Just avoid these five soups listed below, and swap them out for the healthier alternatives we've provided:
  1. Clam chowder. Anything with the word "chowder" in it is probably going to be high in cream, fat, and calories. ...
  2. Potato soup. ...
  3. Lobster bisque. ...
  4. Chili. ...
  5. Broccoli and cheese soup.
Jan 12, 2012

What is USA most popular soup? ›

Chicken Noodle Soup is the most popular soup in America. More than 28% of consumers choose clam chowder as their favorite kind of soup. The global soup market size was valued at USD 16.1 billion in 2018. Vegetable soup is the second most popular soup in the U.S after chicken noodle soup.

Which meat is best for broth? ›

The best bone broth uses a mix of different bones: large, nutrient-rich beef or pork bones, as well as some smaller meaty cuts so your broth has some flavor. I like to use a mix of big beef bones (saved from roasts or begged from the butcher), meaty short ribs or oxtails, and knuckle or neck bones.

Is it better to use stock or broth in soup? ›

As a result, stock is usually a healthier product, delivering a richer mouth feel and deeper flavor than broth. Stock is a versatile culinary tool that can deliver taste to any number of dishes. Darker in color and more concentrated in flavor than broth, it's ideal for use in soups, rice, sauces and more.

What is the healthiest broth to use for soup? ›

Non-gmo beef or chicken bone broth is the healthiest option to drink. Beef and chicken are both great options because they are high in protein, collagen, gelatin and amino acids for gut health and skin hydration.

What is the most important ingredient in soup? ›

For clear, brothy soups, stock is your most important ingredient. If you want to make a good soup, you need to use an excellently flavored stock — otherwise, the entire pot could be tasteless.

Can you let soup simmer all day? ›

No. As soup simmers it reduces, meaning the amount of soup you've got lessens as time passes. The veggies also get more and more tender, after hours of simmering they'll be mush. You simmer soup until the garnish is tender and the flavors have melded.

What not to add to bone broth? ›

According to Baraghani, a good bone broth doesn't need much more than bones and a few choice aromatics, like onions, garlic, and black pepper. "Don't even get me started on carrots," he says, which add sweetness.

Is bouillon the same as broth? ›

The terms bouillon and broth are often used interchangeably. Both refer to the translucent, flavorful liquid that is made by simmering beef, chicken, vegetables, and other ingredients. Colloquially, bouillon is often meant to describe the resulting broth from cubed and powdered forms of bouillon.

What not to do when making stock? ›

  1. MISTAKE #1: TOO HOT IN HERE. A rich, full-bodied broth comes from the conversion of connective tissue (mainly collagen) into gelatin through the application of heat in the presence of moisture. ...
  2. MISTAKE #2: ALL INGREDIENTS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL. When it comes to cooking time at least. ...

Is bouillon the same as stock? ›

In the UK "bouillon" is a word mostly used by chefs. It's really a French loanword, but it means the same as "stock". Ordinary people (who are not chefs) just call it "stock". "Broth" can mean the same, but it can also be used for a specific kind of soup, with vegetables and/or meat, plus a thin/clear stock base.

What are the top 5 soups in the world? ›

Here is a list of the top 5 best soup in the world.
  1. Miso Soup (Japan)
  2. Pho (Vietnam) Photo by Kirill Tonkikh on Unsplash. ...
  3. Ramen (Japan) Photo by Frank from 5 AM Ramen on Unsplash. ...
  4. Borscht (Eastern Europe) Photo by Natalia Gusakova on Unsplash. ...
  5. Vegetable Soup. Photo by Pichara Bann on Unsplash. ...
Nov 4, 2023

What are the top 10 soups in the world? ›

10 world soups you need to know
  • Borscht (Ukraine) ...
  • Ribollita (Italy) ...
  • Bouillabaisse (France) ...
  • Gazpacho (Spain) ...
  • Pho (Vietnam) ...
  • Tom Yam (Thailand) ...
  • Harira (Morocco) ...
  • Lohikeitto (Finland)
Jan 26, 2024

What is the most consumed soup? ›

Chicken Noodle Soup

A classic soup that is easy to make and comforting during cold weather. It is often used to treat colds and flu. Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup is a classic and beloved soup made with tender chicken, hearty egg noodles, and a savory broth. It is a comforting and wholesome choice for any occasion.

What is the best soup to eat everyday? ›

Here are 7 healthy soups to fit your diet.
  1. Vegetable Soup. Vegetable soup is one of the best soups to eat. ...
  2. Tomato Soup. Tomato soup is a favorite low calorie and low fat food. ...
  3. Minestrone. Minestrone is very low in carbohydrates and calories. ...
  4. Black Bean Soup. ...
  5. Chicken and Vegetable Soup. ...
  6. Miso Soup. ...
  7. Turkey Soup.


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