Developed in the 1970s to make cooking a little less time-consuming, crockpots have a history synonymous with ease and deliciousness.
A slow cooker crockpot will have your dinner ready for you when you get home from a long day of work or if you just want to keep things simple.
And if you’ve never thought of soup being hearty and meal-worthy, you’re going to want to try some of the recipes below. With crockpot soup, you’ll get the best of both worlds, a hearty meal that’s fuss-free.
- 1 17 Easy Crockpot Soup Recipes
- 1.1 1. Chicken cordon bleu soup
- 1.2 2. Classic chicken noodle soup
- 1.3 3. Butternut squash soup
- 1.4 4. Beef barley soup
- 1.5 5. Split pea soup
- 1.6 6. Bacon Cheeseburger soup
- 1.7 7. Broccoli cheese soup
- 1.8 8. Vietnamese chicken pho soup
- 1.9 9. Italian wedding soup
- 1.10 10. French onion soup
- 1.11 11. Chicken enchilada soup
- 1.12 12. Taco soup
- 1.13 13. Cabbage roll soup
- 1.14 14. Thai chicken soup
- 1.15 15. Lasagne soup
- 1.16 16. Tomato basil soup
- 1.17 17. Tortellini and sausage soup
- 2 Wrap Up
- 3 17 Easy Crockpot Soup Recipes
17 Easy Crockpot Soup Recipes
Soups are a great starter but did you know they could be so much more? With a crockpot, you’ll have more variety with less hassle than you ever thought possible.
1. Chicken cordon bleu soup
Chicken cordon bleu is a culinary delight that chefs seek to perfect. This unique take on the classic dish is sure to have your guests begging for more.
A combination of chicken, bacon, ham and swiss cheese make this a soup that’s hearty and memorable. It will warm the tummies of the pickiest of eaters.
2. Classic chicken noodle soup
There’s nothing like a homecooked chicken noodle soup to get a meal started. Better yet, don’t call it a soup but rather a meal that packs all the protein and vitamins you need to go on with your day.
Cooked in a crockpot, the flavors and scents of the celery, carrot, and chicken will remind you of dinners at grandma’s. Toss in some egg noodles and dinner is served.
3. Butternut squash soup
Butternut squash soup has to be the most delicious, overlooked soup of them all. Butternut squash is delightful when cooked and has a milder, creamier flavor than pumpkin.
When made into a soup, it’s the perfect comfort food. Cozy up to a bowl of butternut squash soup in a bread bowl or on its own with a splash of cream and a dash of cayenne pepper.
4. Beef barley soup
The best reason to buy a crockpot, in my opinion at least, is to make soups like this beef barley soup. It’s a wholesome meal in one easy-to-manage pot. What could be better?
Pack in the vegetables by adding potatoes, carrots, onions, and celery to this soup. Tough cuts of beef, browned before cooking will make the flavors of the soup really pop.
5. Split pea soup
Split peas when cooked in a soup give the soup a meaty texture that satisfies the senses with its richness. Hambone is used to make this soup extra savory so don’t leave it out.
Pop your ingredients into the slow cooker and watch the flavors meld together to create this old-fashioned, yet delicious, soup.
6. Bacon Cheeseburger soup
With bits of bacon, crumbled ground beef, and healthy handfuls of cheese, can we really call this soup? We can and we will. This is a soup your family will not forget anytime soon.
While this seems a bit on the heavy side, it works really well on a cold winter night.
7. Broccoli cheese soup
Creamy broccoli soup is going to have your diners eating their vegetables without even realizing it. This homemade soup is slow-cooked to perfection with the help of cream and Velveeta cheese.
Whether you use frozen or fresh broccoli, you will love the combination of flavors in this easy-to-make soup.
8. Vietnamese chicken pho soup
Vietnamese food is ripe with fresh herbs and spices like ginger, basil, cinnamon, and cloves. The fragrant flavors create an amazing broth for pho.
Pho is a noodle soup that is traditionally served with beef or chicken. This slow-cooker version of the soup makes life easy and delicious when trying out some Vietnamese fare!
9. Italian wedding soup
Wedding soup is named as such because of the marriage of meatballs, pastini, and escarole. With this slow cooker version, you’ll have a light yet filling soup.
There are many theories about where this soup originates but whether it’s German or Italian, the exceptional combination of ingredients makes for the perfect weekday meal.
10. French onion soup
Topped with a melty broiled layer of cheese, French onion soup never lost its popularity as a favorite menu item in restaurants all across the nation.
Use this slow cooker recipe to get your onions perfectly tender before adding the cheese and baking in the oven. You’ll be amazed at how easy French onion soup is to recreate.
11. Chicken enchilada soup
Mexican flavors at dinnertime really kick things up a notch. The spicy chili powder and enchilada sauce will slow cook nicely with your bone-in or out chicken thighs.
With the addition of black beans, corn, and fire-roasted tomatoes, you can easily serve this as a meal. Throw a side of tortillas to the mix for something really special.
12. Taco soup
In keeping with the Tex-Mex theme, this taco soup will have your family begging for seconds. Ground beef and taco seasoning will be the base of this soup. Some corn, pinto beans, green chilies and tomato will round off this delicious meal.
It’s as easy as it sounds. Throw your ingredients together and have dinner on the table in no time.
13. Cabbage roll soup
A classic cabbage roll is chock full of goodness. Loved all over the world and made in a variety of ways, a cabbage roll soup is an easy way to indulge in the flavors of old Europe.
What makes this great, is not the ease of cooking but the way the beef and cabbage make for a healthy and delicious meal.
14. Thai chicken soup
Coconut milk, red curry paste, and peanut butter, this is Thai food at its best! Who would’ve thought the combination of these flavors could create something so magnificent.
Cooked alongside chicken, be prepared for the refreshing flavors of bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and broccoli. Hearty and wholesome, try this soup tonight, you won’t regret it.
15. Lasagne soup
If you are a fan of lasagne, you’ll love the soup version of this classic casserole. Using the same ingredients as a traditional lasagne, your soup will have all the goodness of a homecooked Italian meal all in one easy-to-serve crockpot.
Grab a spoon for this one and have as much as your tummy likes!
16. Tomato basil soup
If you’re craving Italian but lasagne soup sounds a little too heavy, you might want to try a light and refreshing tomato basil soup.
Use petite diced tomatoes from a can, it couldn’t be any easier. Add basil to give everything a freshness that will bring out the sweetness of the tomatoes. Creamy, wholesome, and full of homecooked goodness.
17. Tortellini and sausage soup
Take your soup making to the next level and get this wonderful meal on the table tonight. That’s right, it’s more than a soup. Make it creamy or leave the cream out, tortellini and sausage soup is a deliciously hearty meal.
You will have your family and friends asking to bring this one to the next party.
There is no shortage of variety when it comes to soup. Which one will win your diners over tonight?
Soup is a great way to serve a flavorful and wholesome meal to your friends and family. The best part is, soup in a crockpot is easy to make.
Grab your favorite ingredients and one of the recipes above and try some soup tonight. Or if you are keen to experiment, make a crockpot creation of your own and be surprised at how wonderful soup for dinner can be!