Delicious Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm on a Cold Night


Whether you’re eating it as an appetizer or a meal on its own, soup is one of the best comfort foods out there. A warm bowl of soup is best enjoyed when the weather is cold, so try these delicious soup recipes to help you keep warm on a cold day or night!

The Ultimate Cheese Soup

What you need:

  • 1 onion, grated
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded pepperjack cheese
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Ground black pepper to taste

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter then cook all-purpose flour until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in onion and garlic and cook for another 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Slowly add milk and chicken broth then bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Lower heat and continue to simmer until mixture is smooth and thick, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in shredded cheese. Season with Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce and black pepper then stir. Top with cilantro leaves.

Squash Curry Soup

What you need:

  • 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup sour cream, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Melt butter in a pot over medium-high heat then cook garlic and onion until tender. Stir in squash, chicken broth, curry powder, salt, cumin and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil then lower heat and allow to simmer until squash is tender, about 15 minutes. When ready, remove from heat then add half-and-half and honey to the mixture. Puree soup in batches in a blender or food processor until smooth. Transfer to serving bowls then top with sour cream.

Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup

What you need:

  • 12 links spicy pork sausage, sliced
  • 2 potatoes, sliced
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups sliced kale
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chicken soup base
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons minced garlic

Place sausages in a baking sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven (150 degrees Celsius) for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through. Slice into 1/2-inch pieces and set aside. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook onions until tender. Add onions and cook for 1 minute more. Add potatoes, water and chicken soup base and allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes. Lower heat then stir in sausage, kale and cream. Simmer until heated through, stirring frequently.

Warm up on a cold night with these healthy and fulfilling warm soup recipes!

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