5 Easy-To-Make Soup Recipes for Winter | Homewise

It doesn't matter if you're a top chef or a home cooking novice, these 5 easy-to-make soup recipes for winter will delight your taste buds and are sure to warm you up on the coldest of days.

Whether you're looking for a celebratory and filling evening meal or something to enjoy over lunch on a cold day, we've picked a bit of everything.

Follow the link below each ingredient list to get the full (and in most cases, simple) recipe. 


1. Simple Sweet Potato Soup

Delicious and easy to make, this warming soup is the perfect winter supper dish!

Source: Olive Magazine

Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Olive oil

  • Chopped onion

  • Sweet potatoes

  • 1 litre vegetable stock



A trio of delicious soups


2. Cauliflower Cheese Soup

The ideal soup for anyone who loves cauliflower cheese,  a warming lunch or a quick dinner and perfect for batch cooking as lasts 4 days in the fridge.

Source: BBC Good Food

Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Butter

  • Onion

  • Cauliflower

  • Potato

  • Vegetable stock

  • Milk

  • Mature Cheddar




3. Traditional Welsh Cawl

This Welsh delight takes time to prepare but is full of flavour and is a filling, hearty dish

Source: Visit Wales

Time: 3 hours

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Lamb (middle neck or shoulder) / Beef / Ham hock 

  • Onion 

  • Potatoes 

  • Carrots 

  • Swede or Parsnips

  • Leeks 

  • Fresh parsley 

  • Vegetable stock 

  • Salt and pepper to taste




Trio of soups including chicken noodle, mushroom and parsnip

4. Apple, Cider and Onion Soup

Described by the biker duo as “banging”, this simple soup will be a hit for starter or main meal!

Source: Hairy Bikers

Time: 1 hour 30

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Butter

  • Onions

  • Leeks

  • Apples

  • Potatoes

  • Cider

  • Vegetable stock

  • Bay leaves

  • Thyme

  • Salt

  • Ground black and ground white pepper

  • Gruyere cheese

  • Chives

  • Nutmeg




5. Chicken Noodle Soup

The epitome of comfort food, there's nothing better when you're feeling a little unwell or just want something warming to perk you up during the chilly winter months.

Source: Mary Cadogan

Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Chicken / vegetable stock

  • Chicken breast

  • Ginger

  • Garlic

  • Rice or wheat noodles

  • Frozen / canned sweetcorn

  • Mushrooms

  • Spring onions

  • Soy sauce

  • Mint or basil leaves and a little shredded chilli (optional), to serve





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