18 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes for Sweater Season

on October 8, 2015

Cooking and Beer

Soup's On!

There's nothing more comforting than a piping hot bowlful of soup on a chilly day. In fact, once you get a load of these recipes, you may want to invest in larger bowls. And the best part? These 18 soul-soothing soups and stews were designed with Crock-Pot cooking in mind.

Panning the Globe

Brazilian Feijoada

Feijoada (pronounced fey-zhoo-ah-dah) is a hearty Brazilian stew of black beans and a variety of meats, simmered until they're melt-in-your-mouth tender. It's best served hot over rice and garnished with green onions and cilantro.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Brazilian Feijoada

My Modern Cookery

Savory Shrimp Bisque

This bisque is so rich, you'll never believe it how easy it is to make. Combine fresh shrimp with a creamy base, and you're well on your way to easy gourmet.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque

The Chunky Chef

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Copycat

Sausage, potatoes, kale, and garlic are key components in this traditional Italian soup. Pair with a loaf of your favorite crusty bread, and voila! Dinner is served.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana

Marty's Musings

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This favorite pairing of creamy cheese and fresh broccoli is a guaranteed hit. A long, slow simmer in the slow cooker makes for an extra-creamy blend of flavors.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup

3 Pickles Eat

Ham & Vegetable Soup

Thick sliced and toasted bread is the perfect vehicle for this savory soup. Smoked ham pairs with a variety of Italian vegetables for a perfectly salty, savory bowlful.

Get the Recipe: Bacon and Vegetable Soup

Relish

Crock Pot Baked Potato Soup

Your favorite spud-based side dish is now in soup form! Cheesy and creamy, this soup will have your house smelling downright delicious all day long.

Get the Recipe: Baked Potato Soup From the Slow Cooker

Relish

Crock Pot Chicken Gumbo

For a Cajun-infused occasion, try this zesty gumbo. Chicken, turkey sausage, peppers and okra combine to form a fun weeknight alternative to classic chicken soup.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Gumbo

Le Creme de la Crumb

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

This famed French delicacy just became a lot simpler. The onions have plenty of time to become tender in the slow cooker, and the entire thing is finished off in the oven to allow the bread to toast and the Gruyere to reach melty perfection.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Relish

Crock Pot Posole

Savor Latin American flavors in this traditional meat stew featuring tender pork and white hominy. With this recipe, the beauty is in the garnish-so don't forget the queso fresco and chopped fresh cilantro.

Get the Recipe: Easy Crock Pot Posole

Cooking and Beer

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Soup

It's never been easier to savor the best of fall than in this creamy soup. Hints of curry and cayenne provide a sweet spiciness for an ideal cold-weather cure.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Spicy and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Foodtastic Mom

Cheeseburger Soup

Reminisce on the days of summers past with a soup recipe that kids and grown-ups alike will adore. For an authentic cheeseburger experience, serve with toasted sesame bagel croutons.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

Spry Living

Slow Cooker Kale and Shrimp Soup

This healthful medley of kale, shrimp and white beans makes for an especially filling meal-no guilt required.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Shrimp, Kale, and White Bean Soup

Relish

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Mom's favorite-with an Asian twist. Snow peas, bell pepper, rice noodles and a hint of Sriracha make this dish bright and flavorful.

Get the Recipe: Asian-Inspired Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Garlic and Zest

Irish Lamb Stew

This recipe comes from all the way across the pond. Tender lamb and hearty vegetables are simmered in Guinness for an out-of-this world stew. Serve with Irish soda bread for the full cultural experience.

Get the Recipe: Irish Stout Lamb Stew

Phoebe's Pure Food

Spiced Lentil Soup

This simple yet satisfying soup is easy to make-and it's vegan to boot! The addition of apple and sweet potato lends a distinct sweetness to this dish, while paprika and lime keep it bright and fresh.

Get the Recipe: Spiced Lentil Soup

A Nerd Cooks

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Wild rice provides additional heartiness and texture to this blend of chicken and vegetables in a creamy base. This soup will leave you full for hours-perfect for jam-packed weekends.

Get the Recipe: Crockpot Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

This Silly Girl's Life

Slow Cooker Tomato Tortellini Soup

Give your tomato soup an easy upgrade with the addition of tortellini and creamy goat cheese. You'll never buy the canned stuff again.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Tomato Soup with Tortellini and Goat Cheese

The Foodie Physician

Sunday Beef Stew

Slow cookers were just meant for lazy Sundays ending in drawn-out dinners around the kitchen table. This beef stew has an incredible flavor profile thanks to the addition of red wine and a smorgasbord of seasonings.

Get the Recipe: Sunday Beef Stew