There is nothing quite as satisfying as eating soup on a cold or dreary day or for when you’re feeling under the weather. Soup is delicious but cooking it low and slow is the best way to achieve a wonderful depth of flavor. So cooking soup low and slow in a slow cooker is a no-brainer! Slow cookers are amazing kitchen gadgets because they do all the hard work for you and in most cases, don’t require supervision.
There are so many great recipes you can make in a slow cooker such as crockpot honey garlic chicken, slow cooker apple crisp and even slow cooker potluck recipes, however, today we’ll be focusing on all the delicious soup recipes you should try! So let’s all indulge in effortless cooking and fill our bellies with a savory and comforting bowl of soup!
We’re going to start with a classic and crowd favorite, a chicken noodle soup. This soup is often the go-to for when you’re feeling under the weather but it truly can be enjoyed any time of year.
With soft noodles, tender chicken, and crunchy veggies, there is a lot to look forward to in this soup. There are also many fragrant seasonings in this soup such as Italian seasoning, thyme, rosemary, and more.
https://fitfoodiefinds.com/slow-cooker-chicken-noodle-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FIT FOODIE FINDS
Lasagna is delicious, however, it does require quite a bit of effort and time to assemble. The perfect solution to enjoying a delicious lasagna without all the effort is to enjoy the same flavors in a soup!
This recipe combines lasagna noodles with ground beef and the perfect seasonings to replicate the flavors you have come to know and love. Be sure to serve the soup with a dollop of ricotta cheese, and additional shredded cheese for an authentic lasagna experience.
https://www.thekitchn.com/lasagna-soup-262058?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=tracking&utm_campaign=inline-img-share PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE KITCHN
Beef barley soup is hearty and savory. Full of tender chunks of beef, and wholesome veggies, this is a meal your whole family will love.
This recipe requires 15 minutes of hands-on time and yields 6 servings. You’ll also be provided with tips on how to freeze the soup for later as well as a tip on how to pick the perfect piece of meat for this soup.
https://www.thechunkychef.com/slow-cooker-beef-barley-soup-recipe/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE CHUNKY CHEF
Not only is this soup savory but it’s vegetarian and vegan-friendly. Free of dairy, yet still incredibly creamy thanks to the blended veggies.
Along with butternut squash and sweet potato, this soup also contains apple. The apple makes the soup sweeter, however, if you don’t enjoy sweet flavors you can omit this ingredient. Additionally, the soup is also seasoned with a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg.
https://kristineskitchenblog.com/slow-cooker-butternut-squash-sweet-potato-soup/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=283456728_7356828_39926 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KRISTINE’S KITCHEN
Chicken pot pie is delicious but we all know that it’s the filling that’s the exciting part. So ditch the pie crust, throw the ingredients in a slow cooker and enjoy chicken pot pie as a soup!
Don’t worry, you don’t have to miss that beloved pie crust as this soup is served with a flaky biscuit. You’ll also enjoy the incredibly creamy texture thanks to heavy cream.
https://therecipecritic.com/slow-cooker-chicken-pot-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE RECIPE CRITIC
Savory tomato soup is filled with delicious tortellini pasta and together they create one unforgettable comforting meal. A few ingredients such as onion, basil, and garlic provide the wonderful flavor.
Keep in mind, this soup recipe yields 6 servings. Simply toss the ingredients into a slow cooker and allow it to cook low and slow.
https://www.lemonsandzest.com/tomato-tortellini-soup-stove-top-and-slow-cooker-variations/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LEMONS AND ZEST
Try something different this Taco Tuesday and share a pot of delicious taco soup with your family. This soup is full of classic taco ingredients such as ground beef, beans, and corn.
It’s important to season the soup with cumin, chili powder, and a few other seasonings to provide an authentic taco flavor. Finally, serve the soup with a dollop of whipped cream and shredded cheese.
https://www.countrysidecravings.com/easy-taco-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: COUNTRYSIDE CRAVINGS
This split pea soup may be comforting and delicious but it is also healthy! In fact, it contains roughly 21 grams of fiber as well as 28 grams of protein per serving.
This soup also contains ham which adds flavor and protein. Additionally, the soup requires just 5 minutes of hands-on time which makes this an effortless meal to throw together.
https://www.asweetpeachef.com/slow-cooker-split-pea-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: A SWEET PEA CHEF
Everything you love about baked potatoes can now be enjoyed in a warm bowl of soup! This slow cooker recipe combines russet potatoes with cream cheese, chicken stock, and a few seasonings to create a delicious and creamy soup.
To recreate the loaded baked potato flavors, be sure to top the soup with shredded cheese, scallions, and crumbled bacon. Don’t be surprised when this soup becomes a new favorite in your house!
https://www.mamalovesfood.com/potato-soup PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MAMA LOVES FOOD
Italian wedding soup is classic and often, a crowd favorite too. It can now be prepared effortlessly with the help of a slow cooker. This recipe does require homemade meatballs, however, the time and effort that go into preparing them will be well worth the effort.
Both the homemade meatballs and the soup are infused with fragrant seasonings. It’s also important to note that the pasta is not added to the slow cooker until 20 minutes prior to dinnertime. This is because if the pasta is added in too early, you’ll be left with soggy, overcooked pasta!
https://gatherforbread.com/slow-cooker-italian-wedding-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GATHER FOR BREAD
This slow cooker soup recipe is full of healthy veggies and packed with flavor. To achieve the most flavor, be sure to use freshly minced or pressed garlic as well as freshly grated ginger.
Once cooked, you’ll need to blend the ingredients with an immersion blender. The addition of coconut milk, as well as the help of a blender, will create a silky smooth texture. Finally, serve the soup with a dollop of sour cream.
https://thebusybaker.ca/slow-cooker-carrot-ginger-soup-dairy-free/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE BUSY BAKER
French onion soup can be prepared effortlessly with the help of a slow cooker. Filled with carmelized onions, savory broth, and loads of ooey-gooey cheese, there is a lot to look forward to.
To create carmelized onions, you’ll first need to cook the onions with butter, sugar, and seasonings for 8 hours. Then you can add the remaining ingredients and cook for an addition 4 hours. While the total cook time is almost 12 hours, the depth of flavor will be well worth the wait.
https://diethood.com/slow-cooker-french-onion-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DIETHOOD
Slow cooker minestrone soup is delicious and chock full of healthy ingredients. This soup has an excellent combination of comforting pasta, protein-rich beans, and healthy veggies.
The only hands-on work required for this recipe is chopping the veggies, the rest of the work is completed by the slow cooker making this an effortless meal to throw together.
https://www.thechunkychef.com/hearty-slow-cooker-minestrone-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE CHUNKY CHEF
This wild rice soup is creamy and overflowing in flavor. It consists of simple ingredients such as chicken broth, wild rice, chicken and a few chopped veggies.
You’ll only need a dash of poultry seasoning as well as some white wine to create a brilliant depth of flavor. The soup becomes creamy with the addition of milk, butter, and flour but this isn’t added until the very end.
https://pinchofyum.com/crockpot-chicken-wild-rice-soup?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_smartloop&utm_content=smartloop&utm_term=12508870 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PINCH OF YUM
Seafood lovers, this soup is calling your name! With a creamy texture and rich flavor, this clam chowder is dressed to impress!
This chowder consists of tender potatoes, clam pieces, thick-cut smoky bacon, and several wonderful seasonings. Be sure to garnish the soup with additional bacon pieces, chives, and your favorite crackers.
https://www.simplyhappyfoodie.com/slow-cooker-clam-chowder/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SIMPLY HAPPY FOODIE
This slow cooker soup recipe is perfect for a Meatless Monday or if you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet. It’s budget-friendly, full of flavor and certainly healthy. Each serving contains about 164 calories.
This soup is chock full of veggies, from green beans to sweet potato, and carrots. It is also loaded with wonderful flavor thanks to seasonings such as paprika, oregano, thyme, and more.
https://www.cookincanuck.com/slow-cooker-vegetable-barley-soup-recipe/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=611882348_23352630_297243 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: COOKIN’ CANUCK
Broccoli fan or not, you’re going to love this creamy broccoli cheddar soup. This recipe is a copycat version of Panera Bread’s broccoli cheddar soup. Take one bite, and you’ll feel like you’re dining at the restaurant.
The soup is creamy, cheesy, and oh so savory! Keep in mind, there are instructions on how to prepare this soup on the stovetop, however, to gain instructions to cook it in a slow cooker, simply scroll to the bottom of the recipe.
https://www.thechunkychef.com/copycat-30-minute-broccoli-cheese-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE CHUNKY CHEF
Tomato soup is a classic, however, ditch the cans of soup because making it from scratch is just as easy! Plus, the slow cooker basically does all the work for you which means this is a great weeknight dinner contender.
This budget-friendly soup recipe contains simple ingredients such as canned diced and crushed tomatoes, vegetable broth, and several delicious seasonings. To make it creamy, simply use an immersion blender to blend the soup.
https://www.thediaryofarealhousewife.com/slow-cooker-tomato-soup/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=639575520_23364094_140378 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERRE: THE DIARY OF A REAL HOUSEWIFE
Who needs the drive-through when you can dig into this delicious soup! All the flavors you love about cheeseburgers are now morphed into an incredibly savory and comforting soup.
You won’t even miss the burger bun as this soup contains chunks of comforting potatoes and is served with crunchy croutons. You could also serve the soup with sliced pickles for a full cheeseburger experience.
https://sweetandsavorymeals.com/crockpot-cheeseburger-soup/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SWEET AND SAVORY MEALS
Ramen is delicious because it has a wonderful depth of flavor. While you may be used to ordering takeout from your favorite restaurant, it’s actually quite easy to make at home too.
This recipe requires that you sear the meat prior to adding all the ingredients to the slow cooker. While this is an extra step, it will only add more flavor to the soup. It’s also important to cook the ramen noodles separately so that they don’t overcook or become soggy in the slow cooker.
https://letsdishrecipes.com/slow-cooker-beef-ramen PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LET’S DISH RECIPES