30 Soups You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

We've got your entire winter menu covered

The bad news: You got home late from work, the house is a mess and you have no clean socks.

The good news: With these 30 simple soup recipes in your arsenal, you can have dinner on the table in the time it takes to watch a Seinfeld rerun. Serenity now.

Feasting at Home

Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup

Everything is better with avocado.

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Busy Mommy

Creamy Spinach And Artichoke Soup

This bowl of rich goodness has white beans instead of cream, so it’s both hearty and healthy.

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Minimalist Baker

Green Chickpea Curry With Couscous

Added plus: It’s gluten-free.

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Mother Thyme

Lasagna Soup

Yep, you heard us. This is a thing. And it’s delicious.

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White Bean And Kale Soup

Keep it light and healthy (especially after all of that lasagna soup you had yesterday).

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Carlsbad Cravings

One-pot Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

Even better with a loaf of crusty Italian bread.

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Dashing Dish

Tomato Soup With Croutons

Thirty minutes? Don’t be ridiculous--you can make this soup in only five.

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The Jewels of New York

Avgolemono Soup

It’s about time you introduced this Greek chicken-and-lemon soup into your dinner rotation.

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Damn Delicious

Creamy Chicken Mushroom Soup

Note to self: Buy Dutch oven.

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Avery Cooks

Easy Minestrone Soup

Slurp it on a freezing-cold night and it’ll warm you right up.

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The Wanderlust Kitchen

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Give taco night the heave-ho and cook this instead.

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With Salt and Wit

Big Easy Shrimp And Chicken Gumbo

Who says soup has to be an appetizer?

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Veggie Inspired Journey

Simple Black Bean Soup

Hearty, packed with protein and a little spicy.

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Damn Delicious

Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

Don’t feel guilty for indulging--you’re still eating your veggies.

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Spinach Tortellini Tomato Soup

Just like (we wish) Grandma used to make.

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The Minimalist Baker

Vegan Coconut Curry

Thai takeout? Yawn.

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The Wanderlust Kitchen

Tuscan Bean Soup

Wait, did we say avocado makes everything better? We meant Parmesan cheese makes everything better.

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Iowa Girl Eats

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

We’re just gonna say it: This is way better than Campbell’s.

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Oh My Veggies

Vegetarian Pho

This Vietnamese noodle soup is deceptively easy to make.

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Handle the Heat

Turkey Potpie Soup

Winter in a bowl, people.

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The Wanderlust Kitchen

Thai Sweet Potato And Carrot Soup

Squeeze in some tangy lime juice right before you dig in.

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Spoon Fork Bacon

New England Clam Chowder

Simple Vegan Blog

Simple Vegan Miso Soup

The perfect post-holiday detox.

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The Recipe Rebel

Quinoa Corn Chowder

A new, lower-calorie twist on an old favorite.

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Unsophisticated Cook

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Hey, is it cool if we crumble some bacon on top?

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Gimme Some Oven

Tomato Basil Chicken Stew

Pizza night, schmizza night.

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The Wanderlust Kitchen

German Beer Cheese Soup

OK, this one isn’t even remotely healthy. But sometimes you just have to devour a big bowl of melted cheese. Live a little.

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Easy as Apple Pie

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

…And then make up for it the next night by making this veggie-packed vegan dish.

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Bare Feet in the Kitchen

Chinese Egg Drop Soup

You can make this soup quicker than you can order delivery.

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Pinch of Yum

Spicy Ancho Turkey Chili

The best-ever vehicle for tortilla chips.

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From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.