Squash and Apple Soup with Beet and Bacon
This blended soup is tart and creamy, with pops of color from the topping of sweet beets, bacon, and a drizzle of yogurt.
Chilled Spice-Roasted Carrot Soup with Yogurt
The roasted carrots that form the base of this soup get a spicy, fragrant kick from the addition of cumin, coriander, and mustard seeds.
Curried Celeriac Soup
Pureed soups like this curried celeriac soup can be made in large quantities then frozen, saving you time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving day.
Smoky Charred Cauliflower and Potato Soup With Kale
The simplicity of this comforting vegetable soup is the key to its success. Whether you serve it blended or not, the flavors play off one another beautifully.
Roasted Squash and Raw Carrot Soup
Squash and carrots go very well together. They're both orange, both have a great sweet-and-savory flavor profile, and both take well to conversion into creamy soup form. Roasting the squash but keeping the carrots raw lets you hit a wide range of notes in this easy soup.
Brown Sugar-Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheddar Croutons
This warm and filling soup is made with roasted tomatoes and just a touch of brown sugar, then topped with cheesy, crusty cheddar croutons.
Thick Celeriac Soup with Gruyère
This hearty French-inspired soup has lovely vegetal notes, accompanied by sweet caramelized shallots and earthy thyme.
Roasted Beet Soup with Thyme, Lemon, and Crème Fraîche
Thick and autumnal, this beet soup is as tasty as it is beautiful. This recipe calls for baking beets with olive oil and salt, allowing them to soften, their edges becoming sweet and caramelized.
Potato Soup with Fried Almonds
This comforting potato soup is simple to make, and packs a wallop of satisfying flavor.
Lentil and Chestnut Soup
Roasting chestnuts isn't exactly a quick process, but this recipe conveniently calls for the canned version, which require zero prep work.
Swiss Chard and Pasta Soup
This soup is pure comfort food. Its surprising depth is made possible by sauteing the pasta before adding it to the soup, creating a nice toasty aroma.
Butternut Squash and Pasta Soup
You'll be surprised at how easy this colorful soup is. The hardest part is peeling the squash, though you can easily purchase it pre-cut.
English Country Cheddar Soup
Despite what normally comes to mind when you think of cheddar soup, this version is actually remarkably light. It uses a very sharp, very good cheddar cheese, which means that a little goes a long way.
Spicy Ginger and Lentil Soup
The "spicy" in the title is there for a reason, as this recipe calls for a generous portion of minced ginger. To mellow the sharp flavor a bit, simply increase the soup's simmering time.
Potato Cheddar Soup
This potato soup variation cuts out the sauteeing that many recipes generally call for, saving you tons of time while maintaining maximum flavor from a velvety cheese sauce and sweet carrots.
Pear, Pistachio, and Parsnip Soup
The sweetness of the pears and parsnips in this recipe are balanced out by dashes of wine and speckles of pistachios. This light soup would be an ideal appetizer before a Thanksgiving feast.
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper and Cauliflower Soup
A small dash of lemon juice brings out the vibrancy of the roasted red peppers and califlower in this smooth and creamy Thanksgiving soup.
Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter and Thyme
While many pumpkin soup recipes leave you feeling like you're actually eating pumpkin pie soup, this one ditches the overwhelming spices, focusing instead on the natural flavor of the pumpkin itself.