These healthy vegan soups and stews are perfect for a delicious, nourishing meal any night of the week.
Soups make a great meal year-round but there’s nothing better than warming up with a cozy bowl of soup on a chilly day.
This list of yummy, hearty soups and stews will have you enjoying nourishing meals all Fall and Winter. Whether you serve them as a starter, side or main, everyone will enjoy these top-rater recipes and I’m sure many of them will become new favourites.
Dietary Needs: All recipes are vegan, gluten-free and can be made oil-free.
Nutrition Features: Many are low in fat and/or low calorie, high in fiber and provide a source of protein.
Easy to make with simple, pantry ingredients any night of the week.
The recipes all keep well so are perfect for meal prep.
Lots of variety from creamy soups to chowder to simpler broth-based soups.
All are delicious regardless of dietary preferences: vegan, plant-based, vegetarian or omnivore!
This delicious dairy-free and vegan mushroom wild rice soup makes a wonderful, soul-soothing meal anytime of year.
The recipe is gluten-free and can be made oil-free. It is made with dried mushrooms so you'll need to plan ahead for soaking time but once the mushrooms are ready, the soup comes together quite easily.
This hearty but creamy vegan black bean soup is one of the most popular recipes at Running on Real Food. Try it topped with avocado and tortilla chips for an amazing vegan meal. This recipe is great for food prep as the flavours only get better the next day.
This soup is gluten-free, oil-free, a source of plant-based protein, low in fat and high in fiber.
This soup is smooth and creamy, rich and decadent, but made with healthy, simple, whole food ingredients. It’s ready in under 30 minutes for an easy meal that works for busy weeknights but is just as suited to delicious weekend meals.
It can be made in advance as it tastes even better a day or two later. This recipe is oil-free and gluten-free.
The best thing about this soup is once you make the homemade roasted red peppers, you can just throw everything into the blender and you’re done! Though you only need a few ingredients, it’s full of flavour and nutrition.
This nutritious soup is easy to make in under 30 minutes and is loaded with delicious, curry flavour. Try it topped with roasted chickpeas for a little extra something. Oil-free, gluten-free and vegan too!
This cozy soup is made with carrot and sweet potato for a hearty base for all the little bites of corn. You’ll only need a few simple ingredients to make it so it's great for a quick lunch or dinner. This recipe is gluten-free and oil-free.
This fan-favourite vegan red lentil chili is so easy to make in a slow cooker. You’ll need less than 10 minutes of prep before throwing everything in the crock pot and forgetting about it until dinner time. So easy!
It can also be made on the stovetop - see the recipe for instructions!
This wonderful squash soup is so easy to make in your crockpot. Just throw all the ingredients in, let it simmer away, blend it up and enjoy. I kept it simple but a chopped apple and some coconut milk also make yummy additions.
It can also be made on the stovetop. Head over to the recipe for the instructions. Either stovetop or slow cooker, it's super easy to make, healthy and tastes amazing.
This healthy, hearty curried chickpea stew with rice and spinach takes just 30 minutes to make in 1 pot, is packed with nutrition, and keeps well for healthy meals all week. The recipe is gluten-free and oil-free.
This sweet potato chickpea stew is hearty, nutritious and flavourful thanks to warming spices and healthy dose of peanut butter. It’s ready in under 40 minutes in 1-pot, making it perfect for a delicious weeknight meal.
The recipe is gluten-free, oil-free and can be made peanut-free, if needed.
This 30-minute gluten-free and vegan chickpea stew features a delicious broth made from spices, coconut milk and tomatoes that makes a warming, flavourful and nourishing base for chickpeas, quinoa and veggies.
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