These 5 homemade soup recipes add options to your dinner rotation. After all, you can make enough for leftovers to serve at dinner and then at lunch the next day.
If you want to double any of the recipes, you can even freeze some. The recipes are perfect if you’ve ever wondered how to make homemade soup because they’re so easy.
5 Homemade Soup Recipes
All 5 of these homemade soup recipes are easy to follow. Cook any of them for dinner and serve them for leftovers the next day for lunch.
Instant Pot taco soup is one of the easiest meals you can make. Basically, all you have to do is dump all the ingredients into the pot and turn it on. It does all the work for you while you go about your business. Our granddaughters came over to spend the night. Although I was ...
Homemade bean soup is delicious, nutritious, and easy to make. You'll also love the fact that this bean soup is budget-friendly, so go ahead and make a double batch. It's delicious for lunch the ...
My homemade chicken rice soup is a favorite around here—especially when we need something comforting. It’s easy to make and doesn’t take long from start to finish. In fact, dinner can be ready and on the table within an hour. Comforting Soup I’ve always found comfort in soups of all types. Not only do I ...
This Instant Pot lentil soup recipe has been adapted from the way I used to make it on the stove. Not only is it quick and easy but also it’s delicious and nutritious. Back when my children were little, I needed something I could put on the table quickly after church. We tried eating out ...
Homemade vegetable soup is one of my go-to favorite comfort foods when I need something quick and nutritious. It’s delicious for both lunch and dinner. Plus it’s a one-pot meal. I like a lot of different soups. My other current favorite is this homemade bean soup. I understand that fresh-picked vegetables might pack a few ...
Benefits of Soup
Soup has so many benefits it’s impossible to name all of them. Of course, some of the benefits are obvious, such as it’s a way to quickly warm up.
According to Psychology Today, it’s easier to increase the intake of vegetables when you put them in soup.
Even if you don’t have recognizable vegetables in your soup, you can add them. When my children were younger, I used to puree zucchini and freeze it in ice cube trays.
Then I would pop a bunch of them into soups and gravies so they’d get a little extra nutrition. What they don’t know not only doesn’t hurt them, but it also makes them healthier.
Now back to the benefits of soup. It’s also filling, so you’ll probably eat fewer calories since it has a lot of liquid. It’s easy to make, and it’s versatile.
Often you can substitute ingredients if you have something different on hand. I’ve swapped out turkey for chicken, pork for beef, and zucchini for green beans. You can also use noodles instead of rice or vice versa.
What to Serve with These 5 Homemade Soup Recipes
Typically, when you serve soup, there’s something else on the table. For example, some people enjoy having a sandwich to go with their soup.
My husband and I enjoy sandwiches made from this chicken salad and this pimento cheese. Soup is also good to serve with crackers or bread.
If you’re someone who enjoys something sweet after a meal, check out some of these desserts. All of them are easy to make, delicious, and perfect for a family dinner or when you have company.