There’s no better way to ease into the holiday season than with warm, comforting healthy fall soups. Our round-up of delicious vegetarian fall soup recipes is the perfect way to put any of your autumn harvest ingredients to a tasty use!
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What goes into a fall-inspired soup?
There are quite a few autumn ingredients that shine during this year-end season that you can use to create a delicious fall soup bowl:
- Squashes: butternut, acorn, pumpkin
- Vegetables: brussels sprouts, beets, carrots, sweet potato
- Fruits: apples, pears, pomegranates, cranberries
- Cheeses: goat, feta, gorgonzola
- Nuts and seeds: pumpkin, sunflower, walnuts pecans, almonds
Of course, you aren’t just limited to these ingredients. The beauty with a fall soup, or soup in any season, is that you can often toss in whatever strikes your tastebuds’ fancy for a whole array of fall soup ideas.
How do you make an autumn vegetable soup?
While there are an infinite number of variations, the most basic fall vegetable soup will typically follow the same main steps:
Step 1. Saute your aromatics (ex: onions, garlic, etc.) and spices.
Step 2. Saute or roast your heartier vegetables to soften them and bring out more flavor.
Step 3. Add broth or liquid base and continue simmering vegetables.
Step 4. Add garnishes and toppings, or side items like toast.
Optional. For a creamier soup, you could add cream, incorporate a cream substitute, or blend the cooked ingredients between steps 3 and 4.
As you’ll discover with the fall soup recipes below, there are so many ways to elevate your soup by using different cooking techniques and an endless combination of ingredients you can use. Let’s get to the delicious stuff!
Vegetarian fall soup recipes
A super tasty way to eat some of the more hearty vegetables, like parsnip and carrots. (via The Rustic Foodie)
The secret nutrient ingredient in this creamy butternut squash soup? Red lentils! (via Recipe Runner)
This hearty, creamy soup won’t leave you hungry, thanks to the wild rice. (via Gimme Some Oven)
Topped with the refreshing crunch of coconut bacon. (via Show Me the Yummy)
This one pot soup is jam packed with a TON of healthy veggies (almost ten!). (via Two Peas and Their Pod)
Apples and sweet potato come together to create a fall-inspired sweet and savory soup. (via Connoisserus Veg)
A simple vegetable soup that requires no roasting or blending. (via Buy This Cook That)
This soup recipe can be made without the use of a stove at all! (via Jessica in the Kitchen)
This creamy vegan soup uses toasted pumpkin seeds with curry powder as the fragrant, crunchy topper. (via My Darling Vegan)
This colorful soup is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan. (via Easy as Apple Pie)
You’d never expect butternut squash to be paired with coconut, miso, and lime, but this recipe did and boy are we grateful. (via Hey Nutrition Lady)
This spiced pumpkin soup recipe is the closely thing to Thanksgiving in a bowl. (via Fuss Free Flavors)
Get comfy with a bowl of your favorite fall soups! Healthy fall soups are easy to make, and even easier to chow down on!
Whether you’re looking for hearty, creamy, healthy, or all of the above, our autumn harvest vegetable soup ideas will get you inspired to use abundant produce this season.