This warm and comforting soup celebrates the humble cabbage and box grater — we use one to grate most of the vegetables. The fine pieces simmer and melt into the broth, adding body, not to mention plenty of vitamins and minerals. Add some chopped flat-leaf parsley if you want a pop of color.
Spicy Bean Soup
Giada’s Spicy Bean Soup is warm, comforting and packed with tons of nutritious veggies.
Alton’s Lentil Soup
Cozy up with a bowl of lentil soup. Alton’s version is packed with fiber, potassium, folate and other B-vitamins.
Kale-Potato Soup with Bacon
This soup has so much delicious flavor thanks to bacon, garlic, leeks and fresh rosemary that you’ll find it hard to believe you’re eating healthy!
Hearty Italian Chicken and Vegetable Soup
This chicken soup is packed with lots of good-for-you vegetables. Enhance store-bought broth with herbs and lemon for a quick soup that tastes like you simmered it all day long.
Healthy Dried Mushroom and Barley Soup
If you’re looking for a hearty and healthful meal, consider this dried mushroom and barley soup. The barley adds nuttiness, a sprinkle of flour lends viscosity to the broth and the dried mushrooms provide meatiness and umami. If you have fresh mushrooms on hand, you can add them, too. The result is a deliciously nourishing, vegetarian dish that everyone will love.
Healthified Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Fat-free evaporated milk is the secret ingredient in this creamy-yet-light soup.
Guy’s creamy carrot soup is thick and rich, but has less than 200 calories per serving.
Minestrone with Parmigiano-Reggiano
Swiss chard, carrots, cannellini beans and spinach come together in Bobby’s version of this hearty vegetable soup.
Clam and Bacon Soup
You may not think of adding bacon when you’re cooking something healthy but when used in moderation as it is here (less than one strip per bowl) it adds a great, smoky flavor for not too many calories.
Instead of thickening the soup with heavy cream (and unnecessary fat), this recipe uses a touch of creme fraiche to garnish.