15 Creamy Soup Recipes to Cozy Up with Right Now

updated Nov 15, 2023
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I don’t know about you, but soup has a standing place at the top of my list of cold-weather comfort foods. And the creamier the soup, the better! I pull out my Dutch oven and make every creamy soup I can find — brothy puréed sweet potato chowder, chicken pot pie soup, and even some luxuriously creamy vegan soups are all fair game. Here are 20 of my favorite creamy soups to cozy up with this time of year. I hope they bring you comfort and warmth, too.

Creamy Soup Recipes

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Chicken Potato Soup
One sip of this creamy chicken potato soup wrap you up like a warm, cozy sweater.
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Salt and Vinegar Potato Soup

This vegan and budget-friendly soup that pulls inspiration from a bag of salt and vinegar potato chips.

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Cream of Broccoli Soup
Cream of broccoli soup is lush, velvety, and savory.
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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

This rich and savory soup is made from sautéed mushrooms and thickened with a milk and flour slurry. It achieves a luxe texture from tangy sour cream.

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Creamy Chicken Soup

Chicken soup with vegetables and herbs is pure cold weather comfort food, and this version takes it up a notch with a silky smooth cream-infused broth.

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Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Tahini and Feta
This pantry-friendly soup swaps the cream for tahini, which not only provides a creamy texture, it gives each spoonful a nutty richness.
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Creamy, Satisfying Mushroom Soup
This soup treats you to a double dose of mushrooms, plus a silky, mushroom-infused vegetable broth that gets partially pureed and kissed with a touch of cream at the very end for just a hint of richness.
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Weeknight Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
It's everything you love about classic chicken noodle soup with a rich and creamy broth.
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Creamy Coconut Cauliflower Soup
Answer the call of creamy comfort food with this nourishing, Whole30- and Paleo-friendly soup.
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Easy, Creamy Instant Pot Potato Soup
A duo of milk and cream cheese give this Instant Pot potato soup an irresistible thick and creamy texture, while bacon adds a gentle smoky aroma.
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Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup
Pull out your biggest spoon for a taste of velvety broth, cheesy tortellini, juicy chicken, and tender vegetables in every bite.
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Cauliflower Soup
This easy, creamy cauliflower soup, flavored with garlic and thyme, is naturally dairy-free and vegan.
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30-Minute Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup
Noodles are nice, but they have nothing on soothing comfort of creamy chicken and rice soup. And best of all, since this version leans on both leftover rice and leftover chicken, you can make it in less than 30 minutes.
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Slow Cooker Cream of Chicken Soup
This creamy, dreamy slow cooker soup has all the comforts of chicken pot pie without any of the effort.
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Carrot-Ginger Soup
A bright and cozy bowl of carrot-ginger soup might just be the perfect dinner to warm you up from the inside out.
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Slow Cooker Cream of Mushroom Soup
This slow cooker cream of mushroom soup is an ideal make-ahead addition to your dinner party menu.
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Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup
You only need a handful of pantry-friendly ingredients to make this hearty vegan soup.
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5-Ingredient Baked Potato Soup
Spoiler: No baked potatoes are required for this soup. Just one freezer shortcut will get you from done to devoured in less than 30 minutes!
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Slow Cooker Golden Chickpea Soup
This is wholesome comfort food at its finest, with a taste and texture that's equal parts hearty as can be, yet bright and totally nourishing.
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Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup
This slow cooker twist on classic potato soup is the perfect fall dinner for a crowd.
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Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup
This copycat Olive Garden chicken gnocchi soup has everything from the creamy broth to the pillowy gnocchi, chicken, and vegetables.
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Pumpkin Soup
The easiest (and tastiest) pumpkin soup, thanks to a can of pumpkin and your spice drawer.
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Potato Leek Soup
This flavorful soup is extra creamy, thanks to milk and sour cream.
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