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Healthy soup recipes

Enjoy some comfort food without the calories by whipping up a wholesome soup full of nutritious ingredients – perfect for a warming lunch or light supper.

20 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A generous grating of parmesan balances the citrus in this fresh, healthy pesto soup. A simple veggie supper you can serve with fluffy garlic flatbreads

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Butter beans give this dairy-free, healthy soup a creamy texture and the starchy liquid from the can helps to thicken it into a comforting supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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51 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
46 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

When it's cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup, packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C and four of your 5-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Discover the rustic flavours of tagine in a soup. Packed with chickpeas, peppers and kale plus apricots for sweetness, this satisfying soup is super-healthy

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
29 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Throw together this comforting and creamy cauliflower soup for lunch or a light supper. It's perfect topped with parsley and served with crusty bread

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
121 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Cook up a batch of fresh, low-calorie celery soup for a healthy and filling veggie lunch or supper. Serve with chunks of crusty bread

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Porcini mushrooms give this healthy soup a real umami flavour boost. Pour into a flask for a warming, low-calorie lunch that you can take to work

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We love the contrast of flavours, textures and temperatures in this gazpacho served with runner bean tempura and pickled coriander seeds. A fabulous starter

40 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic French fish soup at a dinner party for friends and family. It's a challenge, but will make an impressive starter or main course

2 hrs
A challenge
Healthy
28 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Simmer haddock, potatoes, milk, onion and parsley to make this comforting soup. Serve with crusty bread for a filling lunch or supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this hearty wild mushroom soup with pearl barley for a filling lunch or supper. Serve with a dollop of soured cream and crusty bread on the side

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
22 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Treat as a healthy lunch or vegetarian starter, this simple and refreshing vibrant green soup is low in calories and features three of your five-a-day

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
39 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this filling veggie soup with red lentils, carrots and leeks. It's low in calories and fat and delivers three of your 5-a-day 

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Our vibrant broccoli and pea soup delivers three of your 5-a-day, and is full of nutrients including iron, folate and vitamin C

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
91 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
29 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian soup is packed with vegetables and lentils - it's healthy, low fat and full of flavour. To bulk it up, why not add borlotti beans or chicken?

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This warming vegetable soup, from Great British Bake Off host Mel, is a traditional family recipe that packs in fresh veg and spices, making a healthy supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This is a healthy vegetarian version of the classic Moroccan soup with plenty of cumin, turmeric and cinnamon, each offering different health benefits, plus it's low in fat and calories too

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple low-fat soup that's a fresh new way to use a bag of mixed leaves - it's rich in vitamin C, fibre, folate and calcium too

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get three of your 5-a-day with a bowl of this healthy, low-fat cabbage soup. It's delicious on its own or served with a hunk of crusty, buttered bread

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
46 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Low-fat and warming, this bean and vegetable soup makes a healthy lunch or dinner - for even more nutrients, top with sliced almonds

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Packed with nutrients for healthy bones, hair and nails, this soup is made with selenium and zinc-rich chicken bones and antioxidant-rich coriander

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
Healthy
Gluten-free
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