15 Five-Ingredient Soup Recipes to Make All Winter Long

Slurping is encouraged

Hey you, dumping a can of chicken noodle into a bowl and heating it up in a microwave. Homemade soup is a billion times more satisfying, and making it doesn’t have to take all day. Here are 15 warm, comforting recipes that require five or fewer ingredients. Ta-da, dinner is served.

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Pesto Chicken Soup

Use a good store-bought pesto and this will be a total breeze.

Sweet Potato And Black Bean Chili

If you have them laying around the pantry, add more spices like cumin, chipotle and chili powder.


Stracciatella Soup

Also known as Italian egg drop soup, this recipe comes together in ten minutes.

Broccoli Cheese Soup

We just found our new favorite way to eat veggies.

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

Further proof that there’s no bad way to cook with everyone’s favorite cruciferous veggie. 

Thai Pumpkin Soup

Add a little spice to your life.

Zucchini Basil Soup

Silky, creamy and seriously simple.

Tomato Soup

A spoonful of crème fraîche is optional, but strongly encouraged.

White Chicken Chili

We’re saving this one for game day.

Pesto Bean Soup

Bring on the beans.

Butternut Squash Soup

Try topping this rich soup with a little garnish like crushed almonds, chopped apple or even sautéed mushrooms.

Tomato Tortellini Soup

Three ingredients, people.

Turkey Noodle Soup

Almost as easy as opening the can.

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