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Healthy soup recipes

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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.

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  • Carrot & ginger soup

    Carrot & ginger soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.55 ratings

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

  • Bone broth

    Bone broth

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Spicy chilli bean soup

    Spicy chilli bean soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.43 ratings

    There's minimal prep time to make this hearty vegetarian stew, which works just as well as an easy dinner or packed in a flask for lunch

  • Summer pistou

    Summer pistou

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.23 ratings

    A cross between a soup and a stew, this healthy French dish is packed with vegetables and beans - perfect as a light lunch. If making ahead it will keep in the fridge for a couple of days.

  • Curried kale and chickpea soup in a bowl

    Curried kale & chickpea soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Rustle up this budget-friendly, healthy soup for a nourishing, easy midweek meal. It's packed with kale, chickpeas, sweet potato and plenty of flavour

  • Wild garlic & nettle soup

    Wild garlic & nettle soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Forage for some fresh spring greens and simmer with finely diced vegetables to make this vibrant, healthy, low-fat green soup

  • Lamb & chickpea soup served in a bowl

    Lamb & chickpea soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Enjoy this warming lamb soup, which provides all five of your 5-a-day. It's comforting and filling, so you’d never guess it’s low in calories, too

  • Butternut soup with crispy sage & apple croutons

    Butternut soup with crispy sage & apple croutons

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    The apple and sage contrast beautifully with naturally sweet butternut squash in this low-fat, gluten-free festive dinner party starter

  • Acquacotta

    Acquacotta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    This traditional Tuscan soup, which means 'cooked water', is served with a poached egg for extra richness - a perfect starter or light lunch

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.99 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

  • Alkalising green soup

    Broccoli and kale green soup

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.61 ratings

    This super healthy soup combines broccoli and kale with ginger, coriander and turmeric for a nutrient dense and low-fat lunch

  • Chunky butternut mulligatawny

    Chunky butternut mulligatawny

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.77 ratings

    This spicy soup with basmati rice and apples is chunky, warming and wholesome - plus its low in fat and calories to boot.

  • moroccan roasted vegetable soup

    Moroccan roasted vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.40 ratings

    Roasted roots are perfect for making soup- we used parsnips, butternut squash and carrots, flavoured with ras el hanout spice mix

  • Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

    Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

    This spicy soup combines red lentils, apples and parsnip for a smooth, warming soup - a low fat meal that you can make ahead and freeze

  • Tomato soup

    Tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.366 ratings

    To make the tastiest tomato soup you’ll ever experience wait until the tomatoes are at their most ripe and juicy, around September

  • Thai pumpkin soup

    Thai pumpkin soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.147 ratings

    Make the most of autumn's harvest with this warming, seasonal soup

  • Pea & mint soup

    Pea & mint soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.85 ratings

    A superhealthy starter or snack that's great hot or cold

  • Moroccan chickpea soup

    Moroccan chickpea soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.300 ratings

    Try something different for vegetarians with Moroccan chickpea soup

  • Honeyed carrot soup

    Honeyed carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.164 ratings

    Kids love this rich, warming soup but it's sophisticated enough for adults, too

  • Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.279 ratings

    This freezable soup is a delicious way to use up a glut of courgettes

  • Squash & nigella seed soup

    Squash & nigella seed soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Nigella seeds are a flavourful addition to this winter soup; they taste like oregano and have the slight bitterness of mustard seeds

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