Make the most of soup season and enjoy satisfying plant-based dinners at any time of year with our top 6 vegan soup recipes. Warming dinners are sorted with our hearty vegan vegetable soups including cauliflower and broccoli soup, vegan thai pumpkin soup, vegan lentil soup and vegan leek soup. Plus, try a chilled soup twist with our light and bright gazpacho recipe that’s perfect for parties.
Vegan soup recipes
1. Corn chowder with vegan cheese quesadillas
Want a really hearty vegan vegetable soup recipe? Put our Cajun-style chowder on your menu. A blend of onion, garlic corn kernels and vegan stock gives it creaminess while the chunky veggie texture comes from corn, capsicum, celery and black beans. Plus, oozy vegan tortilla toasties - what’s not to love?
2. Tomato and watermelon gazpacho shots
Think of soup as a winter warmer? Surprise yourself and your guests with this summery vegan soup recipe. This chilled vegan soup is great for entertaining or whenever you have ripe tomatoes and watermelons to use up. Sipped from a cup or slurped from a bowl, it’s a warm-weather winner.
3. Hearty vegetable and lentil soup
This vegan lentil soup looks like it’s laden with nourishing ingredients but actually has just 5 - plus, it only takes 20 minutes. All you need is frozen veg, onion, canned tomatoes and lentils and a rich-tasting vegan stock to enjoy a warming and hearty vegan vegetable soup in almost no time.
4. Dairy-free pea and leek soup
Looking for a vegan leek soup? This one will definitely hit the spot. This convenient 5-ingredient recipe doesn’t call for any dairy substitutes – potato adds creaminess while frozen peas provide texture and flavour. Before blending the soup, save a cupful of peas to scatter over to make the colour pop.
5. Pumpkin soup with red pesto and chilli tofu
This mild vegan Thai pumpkin soup doesn’t use any curry paste – it’s made with turmeric and lemongrass and topped with a garlicky capsicum and cashew pesto. The combo of Kent pumpkin, potato and coconut milk creates the perfect thick, creamy texture and the crispy tofu topping adds a protein hit.
6. Quick cauliflower and broccoli soup
Coles cauliflower & broccoli soup pouches are vegan, so they make the perfect base for a quick and tasty dairy-free soup. Pan-fry cauliflower and broccoli florets along with tofu to make a delicious chunky topping for the warm soup. Finish this speedy 5-ingredient vegan soup with fragrant basil leaves.