Chillier temperatures mean one thing: it’s soup and stew season! Read on to find 20+ nourishing crockpot soup and stew recipes to make all fall and winter long. Simply throw all of the ingredient in and let your crockpot work its magic.
I don’t know about you, but I don’t think there’s anything better than a big steamy bowl of cozy soup at the end of a long day.
Plus healthy soup & stew recipes are so easy to make and I love that they’re often loaded with veggies, protein, and so many good-for-you ingredients.
So in honor of my love of soup, I’m doing Souper September this year.
If you want to join me, I pulled together my best, easiest, simplest soup recipes.
Bonus: they can all be made in the slow cooker for the ultimate hands-off cooking!
nourishing crockpot soups all in one place
You can find all these cozy, feel-good soups in our free 30-Days of Nourishing Soups guide. It’s free, so grab it below and get your soup on!
To make it even easier to find a crock pot soup recipe that helps you use what you love or work with what you’ve got at home already, I’ve organized this list of healthy soups into sections by ingredient:
You’ll also find some paleo, whole30, vegetarian and vegan options too – so there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
I hope you’ll make these Easy Slow Cooker Soup recipes soon.
If you do, be sure to share it on Instagram and tag me at @realfoodwholelife so I can see!
Slow Cooker Soups with Chicken
4.95 stars (37 ratings)
Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup
Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup is packed with protein and veggies and is so easy to make with a short list of simple ingredients. Your new paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, whole30, healthy go-to crockpot recipe!
Ingredients: chicken breasts (or thighs), sweet potatoes, lacinato kale, chicken stock, extra virgin olive oil, Italian seasoning
This homemade chicken soup can be made using an Instant Pot or slow cooker, depending on what you prefer! Either way, it comes out comforting, healthy, and so delicious. It is packed full of veggies and shredded chicken with a warming turmeric broth.
Simple to make and bursting with fresh summer flavors, Crockpot Loaded Mexican Chicken Soup is perfect any time of year. A great recipe for all your farmer’s market finds, and paleo and Whole30 friendly, too!
Ingredients: chicken breasts (or thighs), chicken stock, zucchini, tomato sauce, leafy greens, onion, chili powder, cumin and other seasonings
Super easy to prepare, Slow Cooker Chicken, Black Bean, and Quinoa Stew is full of hearty, nourishing ingredients and will be a hit with the entire family. The perfect healthy dinner recipe in a hurry!
Ingredients: chicken breasts (or thighs), canned black beans, fire-roasted tomatoes & green chilis, quinoa, chicken stock, carrots, onion, lime juice, cumin and other seasonings
Packed with protein and veggies, this hearty Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Stew is easy to throw together and makes the perfect one-pot meal. Includes directions for making in your pressure cooker or Instant Pot!
Ingredients: chicken breast (or thigh), stock, potatoes, carrot, celery, onion, fire-roasted tomatoes, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic powder and other seasonings
Sausage, Cabbage & Sweet Potato Stew is a super-simple, ultra comforting one-pot meal that comes together in a matter of minutes. A cozy, delicious gluten-free, dairy-free, whole30 recipe that can be made in the Instant Pot, Crockpot or stove top.
Glow Red Lentil Soup (Instant Pot, Crockpot, Stove Top)
Golden Glow Red Lentil Soup is an easy one-pot meal that’s bursting with nourishment. Simple to make in the Instant Pot, Crockpot, or stovetop, you’re going to love this gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian recipe.
Ingredients: red lentils, coconut milk, tomatoes, onion, lime juice, garlic, ginger, turmeric and other spices
Cozy, warming, and wildly simple to prepare, this easy slow cooker butternut squash soup gets tons of flavor from sweet apple and doesn't contain any curry powder! Once you make it, this will become your new favorite butternut squash soup.
Ingredients: Butternut squash, apples, onion, carrot, turmeric, coconut milk, vegetable stock, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon and other spices.
This easy slow cooker corn chowder is a breeze to prep, and is a hearty vegetarian and vegan recipe that’s luxuriously creamy without a drop of cream. A surprisingly simple yet delicious dairy free meal to enjoy all year round!
Ingredients: russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, broth, coconut milk, onion, garlic, white wine vinegar and other spices
A delicious, nourishing winter season soup that’s beyond easy to make at home, this vegetarian winter minestrone combines a mixture of flavors and textures, resulting in a cozy and hearty dinner soup you'll love!
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Apple & Turmeric Soup is a simple chop and drop recipe that yields creamy, nourishing results. It’s a hit with the entire family, plus is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, paleo and Whole30 friendly!
Ingredients: sweet potato, apple, potatoes, stock, coconut milk, onion, garlic, apple cider vinegar, turmeric and other seasonings
This easy, healthy slow cooker creamy potato soup is a simple dump-and-go recipe, requiring just a short list of simple ingredients and can be topped with just about anything for a warm, nourishing meal any night of the week.
Ingredients: Yukon gold potatoes, onion, vegetable stock, raw cashews, nutritional yeast, garlic, and salt.
This butternut squash soup recipe is simple and easy to prepare, and packed with nourishing ingredients like carrot, apple, butternut squash and turmeric. Try this tasty soup, or any of the other crockpot soups in the list!
Add the onion, carrot, apple, butternut squash, garlic, salt, turmeric, cinnamon and stock to a 6-quart pressure cooker.
Secure the lid, select the manual setting, and set it to high pressure for 5 minutes.
When the pressure cooker timer is done, quick release the pressure.
Uncover and add the coconut milk. Using an immersion blender, blend until very smooth. Alternatively, working in batches, carefully ladle the soup into a blender and blend on high until smooth.
Taste and add additional salt if desired. Serve with any toppings you like.
Slow Cooker Variation:
Follow step 1, but use a 6-quart slow cooker.
Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 4-6, or until all the veggies are tender.
Proceed with steps 4-5.
Follow step 1, but use a large Dutch oven or pot.
Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook until the veggies are tender, about 25-35 minutes.
Proceed with steps 4-5.
Soup not enough to fill up your family? Top with cooked sausage (we like apple chicken) or Smokey Maple Roasted Chickpeas to bump up the protein, and add some bread or a quesadilla on the side for dipping.This soup freezes beautifully. Here are my simplified tips for freezing.Have fun with the toppings for this one. I’ve provided some options in the recipe, but feel free to use your taste and what you have on hand as a guide.
Is it possible to put these recipes into a PDF to download
Robin, each recipe includes its own printable PDF.