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Most Popular Vegetarian Soup Recipes


Of all the dozens of healthy vegetarian soup recipes I've posted, here are the most popular recipes, according to you! All of these soup recipes are vegetarian, and most are vegan as well. Can't find the perfect vegetarian soup recipe? Don't worry, there are plenty more vegetarian and vegan soup recipes to choose from here.

1. Thai Coconut and Vegetable Soup

Traditionally, Thai coconut soup, or tom kha is made with lots of spices such as galangal and lemongrass and also with chicken. This easy vegetarian Thai coconut soup is made with fresh cilantro, lime and cayenne to duplicate the Thai flavors with some more commonly found ingredients. A reviewer said of this coconut soup recipe, "This soup is awesome. My husband and I both loved it." I also like to add some diced and sauteed tofu to coconut soup.
See also: More Thai Coconut Soup Recipes

2. Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Oil-free, low fat and high-fiber vegetarian minestrone soup can be served either as a side or as an entree and is slowly simmered for maximum flavor. Try adding a bit of diced tofu or seitan for an extra protein boost. Serve with a side salad and some crusty French bread.
See also: Crockpot Minestrone Soup

3. Quick Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

This quick and easy vegetarian black bean soup is a quick, healthy, low fat vegetarian soup recipe that will warm up your family in less than 15 minutes flat. A healthy high-fiber and high-protein black bean soup is a popular soup for vegetarians. Make it vegan by simply omitting the cheese and sour cream.
See also: Mexican Black Bean Soup

4. Creamy Carrot Coconut Soup

When it comes to vegetarian soups, this one is a keeper. Users have unanimously given this creamy carrot and coconut milk soup recipe five out of five stars, so you can be sure that you'll enjoy this easy blended carrot soup too.
See also: Carrot, Ginger and Coriander Soup

5. Vegetarian Lentil Soup

Vegetarian Lentil Soup with corn and carrots

Even people who aren't vegetarian love a lentil soup! There's just something comforting and familiar about a home-cooked bowl of vegetarian soup with lentils. Lentil soup should be a staple of every cook's repetoire. Lentils are available in most grocery stores and very high in fiber and protein and are very inexpensive as well. This vegetarian lentil soup recipe uses plenty of spices, including thyme and bay leaves to add lots of flavor. You may also want to watch this quick video which will show you how to make lentil soup step by step.
See also: Crockpot Lentil Soup

6. Easy Cabbage and Cilantro Soup

Inspired by the flavors of India and spiced with plenty of fresh cilantro and a dash of hot-sauce, this is a fat-free vegan and vegetarian soup recipe that is also low in calories. Cabbage soup is incredibly healthy and very nutritious. It's made from just a few simple and familiar ingredients, so it's easy enough for even those who are new to vegetarian cooking.
See also: 10 vegetarian vegetable soup recipes

7. Crockpot Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

Soup is always an easy choice to make in a crockpot. Just add the ingredients in the morning, and forget about it until you are ready to eat it hours later. Although many split pea soup recipes use ham for added flavor, this vegetarian and vegan split pea soup version packs in the spices, including thyme, sage and bay leaves for a lower fat and cholesterol version of classic split pea soup.
See also: Fat-free Split Pea Soup

8. Basic Vegetarian Miso Soup

Vegetarian miso soup
Miso soup is so quick and easy to prepare that I've recently started having it for breakfast. I find it very warming and soothing in the morning, and because its so versatile, it's easy to make it different every day by adding various veggies or extra spices. This basic vegetarian miso soup recipe is a simple version of the classic miso soup you'll find served in Japanese restaurants. Miso soup is my most popular vegetarian soup recipe!
See also: More vegetarian miso soup recipes

9. Vegetarian Bean and Barley Soup

Vegetarian bean and barley soup
Who needs the beef? This is a very hearty barley soup that is a full meal in itself, so you won't miss the beef, I promise! With this very versatile basic recipe, can add just about any veggies you want - green beans, peas or corn would all work well. This bean and barley soup recipe makes a more than generous amount, so plan on having some leftovers!
See also: Barley and Vegetable Soup

10. Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

Chinese hot and sour soup is a light meal or accompaniment eaten any time of day. My Taiwanese roommate in college used to prepare this for breakfast on occasion, and I heartily ate it up! The original recipe, he said, came from his grandfather's time in the Taiwanese army, though this version has been westernized quite a bit to use more common ingredients. This hot and sour soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan. It is somewhat light, however, so feel free to add in some tofu or seitan.
See also: Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu and Peanuts

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