40 Fall Soup Recipes to Keep You Cozy During Autumn Nights

Warm up with a comforting bowl soup when it gets chilly out!

a bowl of butternut squash fall soup with slices of bread on the side

Once the temps start to drop, it will be time to head indoors and turn on the stove once again! These fall soup recipes come together with ease and make the most of what's in season — pick from flavorful cauliflower recipes to easy butternut squash recipes and healthy fall dinners. Especially on chillier evenings, it's vital to have the best soup recipes on hand. What's better, many of our favorite cozy bowls are ready in under 30 minutes or are one-pot recipes. So even on the busiest days, a cozy dinner is just minutes away, and the clean-up is easy, too!

Craving some comfort food and casserole dishes this season? Dive into a big cheesy bowl of French onion soup, simmered with lots of thyme and topped with a slice of baguette. And if you're looking for something lighter to eat, we have options for you, too. After all, autumn vegetable soup recipes are a perfect way to get your nutrients in!

Whether you're a fan of classic tomato, kicked-up black bean or looking for a broccoli-cheddar option, there's a comforting recipe to warm you up on autumn's chilliest nights. Also looking for some inspiration to boost your Thanksgiving dinner? Plenty of these soups deserve a spot on your menu, from pumpkin bisque to butternut squash and white bean soup. No matter your plan for this season, we've got fall soups and stews for any occasion. So grab your dutch oven, and in no time, you'll be slurping something yummy.

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Almond-Thyme Gremolata
creamy cauliflower fall soup with gremolata
Mike Garten

Blend up this hearty veggie soup then store in the fridge for the ultimate make-ahead meal. When you're ready to feast, simply reheat and sprinkle on some gremolata.

Get the Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Almond-Thyme Gremolata recipe.

Air Fryer Squash Soup
a bowl of butternut squash fall soup with slices of bread on the side

Add butternut squash, carrots and aromatics to an air fryer and watch dinner happen in minutes. Sprinkle the finished product with a garlicky pepita topping for craveable crunch.

Get the Air Fryer Squash Soup recipe.

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Guinness Beef Stew
guinness beef stew in a dutch oven

While this rich soup is a classic St. Patrick's Day recipe, we're here to tell you that, with big flavor from dark beer and heartiness from super tender beef, it's a perfect meal for fall, too.

Get the Guinness Beef Stew recipe.

French Onion Soup
french onion soup in two small bowls
Mike Garten

Onions, slowly cooked until deep brown and caramelized, give this classic its distinctive flavor.

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Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
greek lemon chicken soup in a blue and white bowl
Mike Garten

Loaded with bright and bold flavors, this soup is every bit as delicious as it is good for you.

Get the Greek Lemon Chicken Soup recipe.

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Manhattan Clam Chowder
red manhattan clam chowder in a white bowl and bread on the side

This warming, classic soup is packed full of sweet, briny clams, bright tomatoes and white wine for a one-pot favorite you’ll be cooking up this fall.

Get the Manhattan Clam Chowder recipe.

Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole Verde
a bowl of chicken pozole verde with sliced radishes on top

Tomatillos, poblano peppers and cilantro bring a ton of green (and flavor!) to this tasty stew.

Get the Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole Verde recipe.

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Pasta e Fagioli
two bowls of pasta e fagioli

Craving soup, but hungry for some pasta, too? This classic Italian dish is the best of both worlds, combining al dente noodles, plenty of veggies and creamy white beans for a cozy meal perfect for warming up on those chilly nights.

Get the Pasta e Fagioli recipe.

Quick White Bean and Sausage Stew
quick white bean and sausage stew in a dutch oven

Serve up a cozy one-pot dinner (in 30 minutes!) full of flavor and protein using kielbasa and white beans.

Get the Quick White Bean and Sausage Stew recipe.

Tomato Soup with Parmesan Crostini
tomato soup with parmesan crostini in a white bowl
Mike Garten

Crostini is just a fancy way of saying toasted bread. We doused ours in Parmesan cheese for the perfect pairing to classic tomato soup.

Get the Tomato Soup With Parmesan Crostini recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Soup
two bowls of chicken soup
Christopher Testani

Cozy, veggie-packed chicken soup, homemade in 30 minutes? This should be on the menu all season long!

Get the Instant Pot Chicken Soup recipe.

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Five-Spice Beef Stew
bowls of spice beef stew
Mike Garten

Usually a combination of star anise, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds and Szechuan peppercorn, Chinese five spice powder adds warming, spicy flavor in a pinch.

Get the Five-Spice Beef Stew recipe.

Potato Leek Soup
potato soup in gray bowls
Mike Garten

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a hearty potato soup, flavored with garlic, fennel and leeks.

Get the Potato Leek Soup recipe.

White Bean Cassoulet with Pork and Lentils
white bean cassoulet with pork and lentils in two bowls
Danielle Daly

Let this hearty family-friendly casserole simmer all day long for maximum cozy flavor.

Get the White Bean Cassoulet with Pork and Lentils recipe.

Red Pepper and Tomato Soup
red pepper and tomato soup with creme fraiche drizzled on top
faith mason

Swirls of crème fraîche and sprinkles of orange zest on top make this simple soup look impressive.

Get the Red Pepper and Tomato Soup recipe.

Creamy Corn Chowder
corn chowder with bacon top
Mike Garten

Consider this creamy potato, onion and corn soup comfort in a bowl.

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Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup
pumpkin and sage soup in a bowl
Quentin Bacon

With help from an immersion blender, you can easily transform cooked pumpkin, broth and aromatics into a silky-smooth pumpkin soup.

Get the Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup recipe.

Chicken Soup with Spinach and Lemon
bowls of chicken soup with spinach
Mike Garten

Two large eggs whisked into this easy soup provide body and richness without any cream.

Get the Chicken Soup With Spinach and Lemon recipe.

Supergreen Mushroom & Orzo Soup
a bowl of mushroom and orzo soup
Mike Garten

Get a serious dose of green from the broccoli, spinach and pesto in this comforting, one-pot option.

Get the Supergreen Mushroom & Orzo Soup recipe.

Spiced Fresh Tomato Soup with Sweet and Herby Pitas
fresh tomato soup with pitas seeds and bred served on the side
Danielle Daly

If you're tomato soup and grilled cheese's number one fan, give this spin a try. Full of fresh flavor from coconut, chopped herbs and jalapeño, it's sure to please.

Get the Spiced Fresh Tomato Soup with Sweet and Herby Pitas recipe.

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Hearty Beef and Bean Chili
beef and bean chili stew in a pot with latel
Mike Garten

Get big, bold flavors from this 9-ingredient, one-pot dinner. The secret? Lots of dried spice for warmth and heat to make the ultimate comforting meal.

Get the Hearty Beef and Bean Chili recipe.

Broccoli-Parmesan Chicken Soup
green broccoli parmesan chicken soup in a bowl

Pureed broccoli, grated Parmesan, lemon zest and lemon juice create a flavorful, creamy base for this tasty soup.

Get the Broccoli-Parmesan Chicken Soup recipe.

Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup
butternut squash and white bean soup in a bowl with spoon on the side
Danielle Occhiogrosso

Rather than stirring rice or noodles into broth, we topped this butternut soup off with a fresh, herby couscous salad.

Get the Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Pho
chicken pho served with limes, mint, red chili and red onions
Mike Garten

Your pressure cooker trims hours off of this flavor-packed Vietnamese-inspired soup.

Get the Instant Pot Chicken Pho recipe.

Chipotle Lentil Chili
a bowl of chipotle lentil chili with avocado served on top
Mike Garten

With a pressure cooker, this spicy vegetarian chili is ready in no time.

Get the Chipotle Lentil Chili recipe.

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Instant Pot Beef and Barley Stew
beef and barley soup in a white bowl against a blue background
Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly

Butternut squash adds sweetness to this crowd-pleasing fall comfort food.

Get the Instant Pot Beef and Barley Stew recipe.

Vegetable Ramen with Mushrooms and Bok Choy
vegetable ramen with a soft boiled egg, mushroom, and green onion

Hello, Meatless Monday! With a rich ginger broth, meaty shiitakes and soft-boiled eggs, even carnivores will be satisfied with this vegetarian dinner.

Get the Vegetable Ramen with Mushrooms and Bok Choy recipe.

Roasted Red Pepper Soup
red roasted red pepper soup served in a bowl
Mike Garten

Keep a few cans of chickpeas, broth and roasted red peppers on hand, so you can whip up a cozy dinner straight from the pantry in 30 minutes flat. Perfect for chilly fall nights.

Get the Roasted Red Pepper Soup recipe.

Creamy Chicken-Corn Chowder
chicken corn chowder with pepper, tomatoes and tarragon served on top
Mike Garten

Carrots and celery give this creamy chicken chowder a pop of color.

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Chickpea and Kale Soup
red chickpea and kale soup in a white bowl against a blue background
Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly

For extra flavor, simmer the soup with leftover pecorino rinds. They add cheesy flavor that makes any vegetarian soup richer.

Get the Chickpea and Kale Soup recipe.

Smoky Maple Turkey Chili
Mike Garten

Everything, especially this sweet and smoky chili, is more delicious when you can eat the bowl.

Get the Smoky Maple Turkey Chili recipe.

Potato-Kale Soup with Crispy Chorizo
potato kale soup with crispy chorizo served on top
Mike Garten

We snuck four cups of kale — and a hefty dose of calcium and vitamin A! — into this flavorful potato soup.

Get the Potato-Kale Soup with Crispy Chorizo recipe.

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20-Minute Cauliflower Soup
cauliflower soup with chive oil drizzled on top
Mike Garten

Serve up this decadent, velvety soup as a starter, or feature it as tonight's main (yes, it's filling enough!). Either way, finish it off with a drizzle of chive oil.

Get the 20-Minute Cauliflower Soup recipe.

Fiery Black Bean Soup
fiery black bean soup in a two yellow bowls
Mike Garten

Char tomatillos, garlic, poblanos and jalapenos in the broiler before adding 'em to a Dutch oven to give this black bean number a distinctively smoky taste.

Get the Fiery Black Bean Soup recipe.

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Tomato-Quinoa Soup
several bowls of tomato quinoa soup with pumpkin seeds
Christopher Testani

Made with tomatoes, shallots, butter, and chicken broth, this creamy tomato soup tastes 100x better than what comes out of a can. Plus, who needs grilled cheese when you have a crispy pepita-quinoa garnish?

Get the Tomato-Quinoa Soup recipe.

Winter Squash Soup
butternut squash and pumpkin puree soup in two white bowls
Kate Mathis

Ina Garten shared her secret to a deliciously decadent fall dinner: dairy, dairy and more dairy. Her pumpkin-butternut squash blend features butter, half-and-half, creme fraiche and grated gruyere, and it sure to be our go-to squash soup of the season.

Get the Winter Squash Soup recipe.

Smoky Vegan Black Bean Soup
black bean soup in three white bowls
Mike Garten

Reason #1776 to invest in an Instant Pot (if you haven't already!): This hearty, healthy vegan option. Pressure cookers require practically zero effort to use, so you're free to move around the house while this handy appliance does the heavy lifting.

Get the Smoky Vegan Black Bean Soup recipe.

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Slow-Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Soup
slow cooker tex mex chicken soup in white bowls
Mike Garten

Set up the slow cooker, so you can come home to a big bowl of this tortilla soup. Make the tortillas from scratch if you're feeling a little extra.

Get the Slow-Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Soup recipe.

Lemon-Dill Chicken Meatball Soup
lemon dill chicken meatball soup with sliced carrots in a white pot
Danielle Occhiogrosso

Cook bulgur and chicken meatballs directly in broth for a nutritious, delicious dinner that's done in 30 minutes and only dirties up one single pot.

Get the Lemon-Dill Chicken Meatball Soup recipe.

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Easiest-Ever Pumpkin Soup
pumpkin soup with pepita seeds in a white bowl
John Kernick

A creamy homemade bisque that's ready in just 10 minutes? Count us in!

Get the Easiest-Ever Pumpkin Soup recipe.

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