Warm Up with These 25 Winter Slow-Cooker Soups
Warm Up with These 25 Winter Slow-Cooker Soups
Nothing is worse than a thin, flavorless soup. Unfortunately, there are no short cuts to developing intense, mouthwatering flavor in the kitchen. Luckily, your slow-cooker will unchain you from watching the stove as your favorite soups come together to make one, hot, winter meal that is bursting with flavor.
Keep your slow-cooker working around the clock with these 25 slow-cooker soup recipes perfect for warming up on cold winter nights, and never suffer through another cold meal of leftovers again.
Cheesy Potato Slow-Cooker Soup
Potatoes and cheese? Yes, please! This six-ingredient slow-cooker supper is unbelievably easy and amazingly delicious. — Pillsbury
Crock-Pot Sopa de Ajo
This is the chicken soup of our collective childhood consciousness on steroids. Aside from the fact that it's perfumed with more than 40 cloves of garlic, pinches of saffron, cumin, cayenne, and paprika, it is topped with a poached egg, which, when pierced, leaks its golden yolk into the soup's depths. It's almost magical, and is virtually guaranteed to cure that cold of yours in no time at all. — Claire Bullen
Points Plus Slow-Cooker Lentil Soup
This is the best kind of comfort food — the kind that cooks itself. Just throw everything in the pot and come back later. Slow-cooker: It’s almost like magic. — WeightWatchers
Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup
This slow-cooker soup is true to its name... spicy! But, have no fear; even if you have a severe dislike for spicy food, this recipe is easily modified to be safe for all taste buds. — Megan Watson
For the Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup recipe, click here.
Slow-Cooker Beef Noodle Soup
Any trip to Taiwan requires at least one bowl of traditional beef noodle soup; the stew, beef, and often handmade noodles are just a bit spicy, occasionally too salty, and always, always filling enough to fuel another three hours (minimum) of wandering through night markets. — Jessica Chou
Slow-Cooker Beef Taco Soup
This slow-cooker soup is packed with hearty, filling beans and spicy green chiles. This soup is sure to bring heat to your kitchen this winter.
Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash Soup with Sausage
Slow-Cooker Cheeseburger Soup
Want the flavors of a burger with the ease of the slow-cooker? You got it! Plus, this easy, versatile soup takes just 20 minutes to prepare. — Lauren Gordon
Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup
The Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup is truly a comfort food soup. It's thick, creamy, and tastes like chicken pot pie without the crust! — Jennifer Drummond
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Use store-bought rotisserie chicken in this slow-cooker soup recipe for an easy-to-make healthy and delicious result.
Slow-Cooker Lemon Chicken and Orzo Soup
This healthy, flavorful soup is loaded with tons of fresh, nutritious ingredients like spinach, carrots, celery, and onion and simmers in a slow-cooker while you're away at work so it tastes like it cooked all day — because it did. — Jennifer Drummond
Slow-Cooker Lemon Chicken and Rice Soup
This Lemon Chicken and Rice Soup recipe uses lemongrass, cilantro, and serrano chile peppers to give it a unique flavor and heat.
Slow-Cooker Meatball Soup
You can use frozen store-bought meatballs, as the recipe suggests, or try your hand at making your own for this simple and delicious soup bursting with classic Italian flavor. — Easy Home Meals
Slow-Cooker Minestrone Soup
Need a hearty soup for Meatless Mondays? Throw this into your slow-cooker before you leave for work in the morning. When you get home, the most amazing thyme- and sage-laced smells will be wafting through your house. All you’ll need to do is add the orzo, zucchini, and spinach to the pot and wait 30 minutes for a delicious, stick-to-your-ribs meal. You won’t even miss the meat. — Shelby Kinnaird
Slow-Cooker Sans Tortilla Soup
This soup is our go-to. Spicy, scrumptious tortilla soup. Which we have coined “sans tortilla soup” since we never actually put any tortillas in it. I am not a big fan of the added tortilla chip that gets all soggy in the soup. I do love the combination of flavors, spicy kicks of chili powder, green chiles, and enchilada sauce, with smoky cumin, slow-cooked chicken, and hearty diced tomatoes. Delicious! — Megan Watson
Slow-Cooker Shanghai-Style Beef Borscht
With slow-cooked the beef stew meat and onion sautéed in a roux, the borscht brings a wonderful smell to your house during cooking. Serve it with your favorite bread or just enjoy it alone. This Shanghai version of beef borscht soup for sure satisfies your craving for a warm comfort meal on a chilly day. — Gourmet Persuasian
Slow-Cooker Sort of Tortilla Soup
Slow-Cooker Thai Beef Stew
This slow-cooker stew is made with healthful coconut oil, and gets that hint of umami flavor from the addition of fish sauce. Make this beef stew for a simple weeknight dinner. — Danielle Walker
Slow-Cooker Turkey Fajita Soup
Serve with chips and salsa and top with Cheddar cheese, sour cream, diced avocados, jalapeños, or tomatoes. And if you're feeling really motivated, whip up some cornbread to serve on the side. — Sweet and Spicy Monkey
Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chipotle Chili
Marvelous and meatless, this chili is still hearty enough to warm the heart and belly of any chili-lover. The chipotle chili powder gives this slow-cooker recipe the kick it needs to make it an instant favorite for vegetarians with a penchant for spicy foods. We are positive you are going to love this homey and satisfying meal. — Shelby Kinnaird
Slow-Cooker White Chicken Chili
This slow-cooker white chicken chili has the flavor and aroma of authentic southwestern fare. Enjoy it with a side of jalapeño cornbread or scoop up the thick chili with tortilla chips. Either way, this recipe won’t disappoint.
Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chili
There’s nothing better on a cold night than a big bowl of chili, except maybe a big bowl of chili that requires virtually no effort to cook! This chili is incredibly easy to make (just brown some ground beef and chop a few vegetables before simmering the chili in your slow-cooker) and full of sweet, smoky, and slightly spicy flavor. — Kristie Collado
Vegan Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Chili
My favorite thing about this chili is that it can be made in bulk and frozen for those nights when you have absolutely no time to cook — it happens to all of us! — Health Bites
Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Chili
This recipe is naturally vegan — although it's better when topped with shredded cheese and sour cream! — Jess Novak