Cold weather got you down? We’ve got the cure: a piping hot bowl of soup. We’ve put together a list of some of our go-to hearty, healthy recipes that will not only warm you up, but also help you meet your daily vegetable intake, fill you with a wide array of nutrients and keep your immune system strong when it needs it most.
This beef and noodle broth is packed with 21g protein to fill and energize you. It’s a low-calorie, low-fat, low-sodium soup that’s heart-healthy and packed with vegetables. Plus, it only requires 15 minutes of prep and comes together in under an hour.
Sure, this dish might technically be a stew, but there’s plenty of broth to go around. This low-fat, high-fiber meal is heart-healthy and packed with vitamins A and C. It also works to boost your energy levels and protect your immune system.
This classic soup combines beans and barley to create a protein-packed dish that requires only 30 minutes of prep work. One serving of this vegetable- and whole grain-filled dish is filled with 52% of your recommended daily fiber intake, 98% of your vitamin A intake and 67% of your vitamin C intake.
This recipe requires the most time of all of these soups to put together (about an hour), but the flavor makes it worth the extra effort. From spinach and green beans to tomatoes and peppers, this dish is packed with a variety of vegetables, making it heart-healthy and high in fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C. The black beans and chicken also provide plenty of protein to fill you up.
This recipe has the most calories of all of these soups; one serving clocks in at 412. That said, it’s vegan-friendly, loaded with vegetables and whole grains, and offers 271% of your daily recommended intake of vitamin A, 121% of vitamin C and 62% of fiber. Plus, the turmeric and cayenne are believed to have great anti-inflammatory properties.
This vegetarian hot pot is filled with vegetable (or chicken) broth, ginger and garlic, making it a powerhouse when it comes to protecting your immune system. Like the other soups in this collection, it’s filled with vitamins A and C and a good dose of protein and fiber.
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What are your go-to soups for dreary winter days? Let us know in the comments below!