Home & Garden Home 7 Amazing Soups for Soup Weather By Robin Shreeves Robin Shreeves Writer Cairn University Rowan University Wine School of Philadelphia Robin Shreeves is a freelance writer who focuses on sustainability, wine, travel, food, parenting, and spirituality. Learn about our editorial process Updated March 6, 2020 Mint Images / Getty Images Share Twitter Pinterest Email Home Sustainable Eating Pest Control Natural Cleaning DIY Family Green Living Thrift & Minimalism Comforting soups are back on the menu — whether because it's cold and wet outside or because somehow, you caught a cold or worse — and we've got a seven great recipes to share, one for every chilly night of the week. Westend61 / Getty Images Minestrone: This recipe makes a huge, savory pot of this Italian favorite that's full of fresh vegetables and herbs. One tip that's not in the recipe. If you have any Parmesan cheese rinds that you can throw in while the soup is cooking, do it. It gives the soup additional depth of flavor. rez-art / Getty Images Chicken Noodle Soup: It's impossible to get out of a can the same comfort that comes from homemade chicken noodle soup. This recipe is easy to make and full of fresh flavors. When you're shredding the chicken for this or any recipe, use your electric mixer to shred the chicken in record time. Wanwisa Hernandez / EyeEm / Getty Images Pureed Tomato, Eggplant and Yellow Bell Pepper Soup: The vegetables should still be available at the farmers market for this creamy soup that's a perfect transition from warm weather meals into chilly weather meals. It pairs well with grilled cheese sandwiches, too. Fudio / Getty Images Autumn Chowder: This chowder is "comfort in a bowl" and it's definitely a fall soup. It says so right in the name. Corn, carrots, garlic, onion, potatoes, cheddar cheese and more go into this very hearty soup. JacobVanHouten / Getty Images Southwestern Spiced Butternut Squash and Apple Soup: This soup that's both sweet and sour is also warm and comforting. It's also vegan. Fudio / Getty Images Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup: Your kitchen will smell cozy all day long when you make soup in your slow cooker. This beef and barley soup is thrown together quickly once you brown the meat (or, use leftover beef from another night's dinner) and then cooks on low for eight hours. DebbiSmirnoff / Getty Images Split Pea Soup: This recipe calls for ham (the classic way to make split pea soup), but it also has instructions on how to make it vegetarian by omitting the ham and adding some miso to give it depth of flavor. Either way, it will taste great and warm you up on a chilly night.