Italian Soups

Whether a classic minestrone or a hearty sausage and kale, Italian soups combine delicious flavors that will warm up any meal. Try an Italian soup on a Saturday evening with crusty Italian bread and a crunchy green salad.

See Popular Italian Soups Recipes

Italian Seafood Stew with Garlic-Herb Croutons

Betty Crocker

Fans of seafood will fall for this flavorful stew featuring clams, cod, shrimp and scallops.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Thick Italian Winter Stew with Vermicelli

Betty Crocker

This hearty meatless stew is comfort food for a wintery day.

Total: 30 mins

Italian Sausage Soup

Betty Crocker

Warm and hearty! This rich Italian soup combines sausage, broccoli, tomatoes and, best of all, pasta.

Total: 30 mins

Umbrian Lentil Stew with Olive-Oil-Fried Eggs

Food & Wine

In Panicale, the small Umbrian town where Nancy Silverton's house is located, Matt Molina bought Umbrian lentils -- a small, brownish-green variety grown in Castelluccio. "They have a rich, buttery flavor that's so comforting," he says. Molina simmered them slowly until they were exquisitely creamy.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

20 minute Italian Wedding Soup

Family Circle

This classic Italian soup always features the trio of meatballs, greens usually spinach or escarole and pasta.

Italian Wedding Soup

Johnsonville Italian Sausage

Tuscan Sausage and Bean Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

In this slow cooker recipe, dried beans simmer with sausage and Italian seasoning all day while you're away. When you come home, stir in the spinach and dinner is served.

Vegetable Stew with Crisp Ham and Garlic

Food & Wine

This recipe is an adaptation of the enticing stew served at Nicolas Jimenez's Restaurante Tubal, in Navarra. Jimenez updates the dish by reducing the cooking time, which keeps the vegetable flavors bright. He also lightens the recipe by adding less flour to the sauce of olive oil, garlic, and ham.

Total: 50 mins

Minestrone Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Chock-full of veggies in a tomatoey broth, pretty much any minestrone you come across is going to be a reasonably good choice. But the real spoiler is sodium, which is off the charts in most typical recipes and prepared versions. This mouthwatering meal in a bowl is case in point that you don't need to lean on salt for flavor when you use lots of herbs like basil, oregano, and parsley and aromatics like garlic and onion.

Smoky Ribollita

Food & Wine

Ribollita ("twice boiled" in Italian) is a Tuscan classic made from reheated minestrone. Charlie Parker spikes his version with sweet smoked paprika and fire-roasted tomatoes.

Total: 1 hr

Italian Dinner Soup

Midwest Living
Total: 30 mins

Chickpeas and Swiss Chard in Parmesan and Sun-Dried-Tomato Broth

Food & Wine

Top-quality jarred pesto is the key to this soup, contributing a lovely, herby nuttiness. Simmering the soup with a Parmigiano-Reggiano rind adds even more flavor complexity.

Total: 30 mins

Braised Chicken with Olives and Sweet Peppers

Food & Wine

This homey chicken dish is loaded with soft, sweet roasted peppers and onions. To punch up the flavor, Ethan Stowell adds plump, meaty green olives, like Italian Castelvetrano or Cerignola. Serve the stew with crusty bread to sop up all of the juices.

Total: 3 hrs 30 mins

Spinach-Pesto Meatball Soup

Fitness

This 20-minute dinner is made with frozen meatballs and canned beans and tomatoes. Serve it on busy weeknights for a healthy, high fiber meal.

Total: 20 mins

Minestrone

Better Homes and Gardens

This minestrone tastes even better if if you use the make-ahead directions. Just reheat the chilled soup and add the cooked pasta and fresh spinach for a quick low-fat main dish.

Italian Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this low fat, high fiber soup as a light lunch or with a sandwich for dinner.

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