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Summer soup recipes

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These light soups make for a perfect summer lunch. Our selection includes vegan and gluten-free options such as gazpacho, pho, ramen and vegetable soup.

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  • A bowl of green soup made with courgette, leek and goat's cheese served with bread

    Courgette, leek & goat’s cheese soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.31 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

  • Chicken & sweetcorn ramen in a white saucepan

    Chicken & sweetcorn ramen

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • Asparagus soup

    Asparagus soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.59 ratings

    A super-green and super-tasty vegetable soup with a few simple ingredients, including spinach and shallots

  • Tomato soup with cheese & Marmite toast served in a bowl

    Tomato soup with cheese & Marmite toast

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Three bean spring minestrone served in a bowl

    Three bean spring minestrone

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 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

  • Noodle soup in bowl with chopsticks and side plate

    Vietnamese chicken noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 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

  • Summer bean and bulgur soup in a bowl

    Summer bean & bulgur soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Here’s a serving of five of your 5-a-day in one delicious and quick-to-make soup. If you make this ahead, the bulgur soaks up quite a lot of the liquid, so add a splash of water to loosen a little (or just eat as a summery stew).

  • A bowl of cucumber, pea & lettuce soup with bread

    Cucumber, pea & lettuce soup

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.28 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

  • Vegetables, noodles and broth in bowl

    Easy vegan pho

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make our easy vegan noodle soup for a warming midweek meal. This low-calorie recipe can be spiced up according to taste with a side serving of sriracha

  • Celery soup in bowl topped with celery leaves, with spoons and bread

    Celery soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.192 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

  • A bowl and saucepan filled with fennel & pancetta minestrone

    Fennel & pancetta minestrone

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • 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.

  • Noodle soup in bowl with sauce in dish on board with chopsticks

    Chinese chicken noodle soup with peanut sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Cook an exotic yet easy chicken noodle soup and liven it up with a spicy peanut sauce – ideal for busy weekdays. It's low-calorie, with two of your 5-a-day

  • Salmorejo

    Salmorejo

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Green gazpacho

    Green gazpacho

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 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

  • Courgette & tomato soup

    Courgette & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.67 ratings

    Batch cook a vegetable soup when you have a seasonal bounty and you'll always have a healthy meal in the freezer

  • Fresh pea & lovage soup

    Fresh pea & lovage soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Summer vegetable minestrone

    Summer vegetable minestrone

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Easy pea & mint soup

    Easy pea & mint soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

    This chilled, no-cook dish makes a refreshing starter

  • Chilled pea & watercress soup

    Chilled pea & watercress soup

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.1 rating

    This refreshing, high-fibre summer soup takes only 10 minutes to prepare

  • Spiced citrus bean soup

    Spiced citrus bean soup

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.21 ratings

    Reduced-fat coconut milk gives a lovely creaminess to this soup, but keeps it light

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