9 Healthy Soup Recipes That Will Actually Fill You Up

Who says soup isn't a *real* meal?

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When it comes to winter comfort foods, it doesn’t get much better than soup. There’s just something so soothing about tucking into a warm bowl of deliciousness on a chilly night. Plus, they’re super cheap and easy to make in the slow cooker — so you can leave it cooking while you’re at work.

The only problem is — unless you serve them with a sandwich, soups generally don’t make the most filling meals. So, you end up ravenous half an hour after you finish! Or, you can’t even convince the male in your life to let you have it for dinner in the first place, as they don’t consider it a ‘real meal’!

The good news is, there are soups out there that won’t leave you (or your partner) raiding the pantry at 11pm. It’s all about going for recipes that are loaded with protein, good fats and healthy sources of carbs. To save you the hassle of scouring through the internet, we’ve rounded up 9 soup recipes that are equally healthy and hearty.

1. Sweet Potato and Barley Soup

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Naturally Ella uses barley and sweet potato to make this slow cooker stew ridiculously satisfying.

Check out the recipe here.

2. Lentil Tomato Soup

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Eat Healthy Eat Happy brings the comfort food goodness with this yummy tomato lentil soup recipe.

3. Curried Cauliflower Rice and Kale Soup

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Cauliflower acts as the filling base for this super nutritious, paleo and vegan-friendly soup recipe from Cotter Crunch.

Check out the recipe.

4. Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

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This aromatic Thai soup recipe from Mellow Mondays is high in protein and good fats, which will help keep you full for longer!

See the recipe here.

5. Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

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Proving you don’t need meat to make a filling meal, mushrooms are the starring ingredient in this soup recipe from Saving Dessert.

Learn to make it here.

6. Vegan Khao Soi Soup

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This Burmese soup recipe from Lazy Cat Kitchen is the perfect winter warmer — for vegans and carnivores alike!

See the recipe here.

7. Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This recipe from The Kitchn puts a Mexican-inspired spin on the traditional chicken soup.

Learn to make it here.

8. Parmesan Basil Tomato Soup

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Parmesan makes everything tastes better and this delicious recipe from Little Spice Jar proves that soup is no exception!

See the recipe here.

9. Nourishing Miso Soup

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There’s a good reason the Japanese drink miso soup before their meals to stop them from overeating — it’s super filling! This recipe from Yummy Mummy Kitchen uses veggies and avo to give it an extra nutrition boost.

Check out the recipe here.