Bowl of courgette soup topped with basil leaves, with crackers

Summer soup recipes

40 Recipes

A superhealthy supper or a lovely light lunch.

Courgette, leek & goat’s cheese soup

4

(11 ratings)

This super-healthy vegetarian soup is low in calories and full of flavour. It's packed with three of your 5-a-day, plus folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & sweetcorn ramen

4

(1 rating)

This chicken and noodle soup will feed two young children. For adults, or if your kids are older, use a pack of noodles each, extra stock and a whole egg
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Tomato soup with cheese & Marmite toast

5

(1 rating)

Pair up an epic combination of tomato soup and a cheese toastie to make this flavour-packed meal in just 25 minutes. It makes a comforting supper or starter
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Three bean spring minestrone

4.5

(2 ratings)

Enjoy this three bean minestrone soup as a healthy lunch or supper. Full of protein, it will keep you going through the day and contains 3 of your 5-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vietnamese chicken noodle soup

4.25

(4 ratings)

Make our comforting bowlful of chicken noodle soup with warming Vietnamese spices. This easy 'pho ga' recipe makes an ideal low-fat supper for a crowd...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Cucumber, pea & lettuce soup

3.8

(15 ratings)

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

Celery soup

4.826085

(23 ratings)

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

Fennel & pancetta minestrone

5

(1 rating)

Make this minestrone soup with pancetta, macaroni, fennel and peas for a hearty lunch or easy midweek dinner. Serve with pesto and crusty bread
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Summer pistou

5

(16 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.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Salmorejo

4

(1 rating)

This Andalucian chilled soup is a refreshing Spanish classic - ready in 15 minutes, no cooking required
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Green gazpacho

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Try this dazzling take on the classic chilled Spanish soup - this version is made with green veg, herbs and yogurt. Add edible flower ice cubes for extra special presentation
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette & tomato soup

4.340425

(47 ratings)

Batch cook a vegetable soup when you have a seasonal bounty and you'll always have a healthy meal in the freezer...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fresh pea & lovage soup

4

(1 rating)

Lovage has a delicate celery-like flavour, but if you can't find it, substitute with mint. This soup is lovely either hot or chilled on a summer day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer vegetable minestrone

4.875

(8 ratings)

A healthy summer soup - based on an Italian classic and packed with greens, it's a good source of fibre and vitamin C
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced citrus bean soup

4.05263

(19 ratings)

Reduced-fat coconut milk gives a lovely creaminess to this soup, but keeps it light
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Real tomato soup

4.08108

(111 ratings)

Creamy tomato soup is the stuff of childhood, and it's easy to make yourself. Emma Lewis shows you how
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Green bean minestrone

4.5

(8 ratings)

Using a selection of green vegetables gives this soup a summery feel and contrasting textures
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

15-minute summer soup

4.68

(25 ratings)

This soup has a wonderful, fresh peppery flavour. Great for Sunday lunch
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

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