Vegan Dinner Ideas Soup & Stews

Top 12 Plant-Based Soups and Stews

Really, is there anything better than a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter night? These plant-based soups and stews draw inspiration from around the world, and as a side or main, will heat your kitchen up while transporting you on a flavor adventure. Slurp on!

vegan soup recipes

1. Hearty Fall Potato Soup with Cabbage

Need something hot, and fast? This vegan recipe can be made on your stove in 30 minutes. Even better? Toss everything in your slow cooker in the morning to enjoy when you get home from work.

Plant-based potato soup

2. Creamy Tomato Soup

Best paired with grilled cheese, you’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this rich tomato soup.

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup

3. Moroccan Stew

Cold weather doesn’t mean flavor needs to go on a freeze. Rich and vibrant, this hearty Moroccan Stew is a bold addition to your evening.


4. Vegan Ramen

Warm up with a hot bowl of ramen noodles—done one of two ways! This savory broth will not make you miss regular ramen for one second.

Vegan Ramen Recipe

5. Gluten-free Vegan Pho

This soup is pho-nomenal. Add whatever veggies you have in the fridge and be sure to finish it off with a fresh squeeze of lime.

Noodle Soup Recipe

6. Hot & Sour Soup

To warm yourself up before a full stir-fry meal, make an appetizer of Hot & Sour soup. Chef Morgan’s plant-based take on this much-loved recipe will have you asking for seconds in a heartbeat.

Hot and Sour Soup

7. Coconut Curry Soup

This plant-based curry is lunchtime favorite at Vega HQ. Serve with brown rice for a well-rounded meal.

Coconut Curry Soup

8. Coconut Lemongrass & Lime Soup

Straight from the pages of Brendan Brazier’s Thrive Energy Cookbook, this Thai coconut soup has it all—enough plant-based nutrition to make this soup feel like a meal and just enough heat to warm you up on a cool winter evening.

Thai Coconut Soup with Lemongrass and Lime - Thrive Energy Cookbook

9. Beet Apple Soup

Yes, you can blend apples and beets together in a delicious soup. This soup packs well for lunch tomorrow too.

Beet soup with coconut flakes and orange zest served in a white bowl on a wooden tray. Ginger, beets and sliced apples in background.

10. Carrot Avocado & Coconut Soup

Another gorgeous soup from Brenan Brazier’s Thrive Energy Cookbook, this combination of carrot, avocado and coconut makes a perfectly creamy soup.

Coconut Carrot Soup with Avocado from Thrive Energy Cookbook

11. Rhubarb Beet Lentil Stew

RHUBARB IN A STEW? We’re not kidding, this stew is a delightful twist on your traditional lentil dish. As soon as you can find rhubarb in the grocery store, be sure to add this stew to your to-do.

lentil stew

12. Cream of Mushroom

Get hit with a solid dose of nostalgia when making this creamy mushroom soup—completely plant-based!

vegan cream mushroom soup


What soup recipe are you making this month? Leave a comment below, or tag @VegaPlantNutrition on an Instagram post of your recipe.