5 Chicken Soups to Fight Off a Cold

Try eating these warming and healing soups

All it takes is a little chicken soup to feel better.

There is something about chicken soup that always makes us feel better. The warm, soothing broth is gentle on our stomachs, while the chicken and other ingredients nourish us back to health. Winter's chilly weather brings with it the cold and flu season. If you find yourself feeling under the weather, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite chicken soup recipes to help nurse you back to health.

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Our chicken soup recipes are warm and comforting. From slow-cooker soup recipes to a soup recipe with Asian flavors and vegetables, these recipes are sure to sooth your symptoms. We even have a gluten-free recipe so the allergy-prone can enjoy a chicken noodle soup variety. And our lemon chicken and dumpling soup recipe is the perfect comforting meal to get you back to good health.

If chicken soup is not your go-to warm and soothing meal, there are plenty of other soup options to choose from. Try a vegetarian bean soup or a hearty bison and barley soup. There is even a curried sweet potato soup recipe for a soup that is thick, spicy, and sure to nurse your aches and pains. Check out our list of chicken soup alternatives that are equally delicious and healing.

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We, of course, hope that you don’t catch a cold or flu this season, but every now and again we can’t help but feel under the weather. If you do happen to feel cold symptoms, these soup recipes will help have you back to normal in no time.


Emily Jacobs is the Recipe editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyRecipes.