25 Soul-Satisfying Dairy-Free Soups

25 Soul-Satisfying Dairy-Free Soups

There are few things as satisfying and comforting as a delicious soup. As far as we’re concerned, soup is self-care.

It can be crazy simple or souper involved.
It can be a quick lunch between other activities or part of a formal 5-course dinner.
But soup is always magical.

And if you think giving up meat and dairy means you can’t have hearty, creamy, or filling soups anymore, we’re here to tell you otherwise. In fact, we’re going to tell you all about 25 soul-satisfying dairy-free soups (and a few stews and curries) that our members rave over. So, without further ado, let’s get into these yums. They’re not listed in any particular order, but we knew exactly which one to start with.

1. West African-inspired Peanut Stew

No list of our favorite soups would be complete without this gem. It’s a longtime darling of vegans and omnis alike, and we can’t recommend it enough. If you’ve never had a West African-style peanut soup or stew before, it may seem strange. But trust us (and make extra).

“One of the first Dirty meals I made, and one I come back to over and over again. Loved by everyone I’ve made it for (veg and omni alike).” – Merryl

Member Oma exclaims, “Delicious stew! Everyone who I have served this to loves it and that includes lots of omnis!”

Get your peanut on >

2. Zuppa Toscana (Tuscan Soup)

This luscious soup has a rich and creamy broth, tender potatoes, kale, and spicy tofu sausage crumbles. It’s one the whole family will enjoy!

Plant Fueled Life member Elke says, “I ate this soup for 4 meals in a row. And I’d do it again! One of my faves! I made it as written and think it’s flawless.” And Lynda raves, “I love Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana and this is a spot on substitute. All the deliciousness, without all the bloating.” 

Say buongiorno >

3. Classic Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This diner-style broccoli cheese soup is heaven in a bowl! You won’t even miss the dairy. Plus, it comes together fast. What’s not to love?

Plant Fueled Life member Kati says it’s “definitely kid friendly! My kids loved it. This is the second time I made it because they requested it for dinner tonight! Lovely soup, goes great with a baguette.”

You just found a new weeknight go-to >

4. Curry Laksa

This Malaysian soup is also known as curry mee. Member Elke says, “My all time favorite CFDG recipe! Completely worth the effort to make.”

See what the fuss is about >

5. Southwestern Corn & Black Bean Soup

Pureed white beans and seasonings give this one its creamy base. Studded with black beans, corn, tomatoes, and green chiles, it’s a not-to-be-missed taco-style soup.

Dive in >

6. Easy Peas-y Soup

It’s all in the name with this one, but don’t be turned off if you’re not a pea lover. Member Lisa says, “I like peas. But even if you don’t, or haven’t before, try this soup: it might be a game-changer for you. It is insanely easy to make, and it is absolutely delicious. I prefer it chilled—perfect for a hot day.”

Go green >

7. Dill Pickle Potato Soup

This one might sound strange, but it’s another example of something delicious you’ll have to trust us on. Once you give it a try, you’ll be wondering where this amazing Polish soup has been all your life.

Dill me in >

8. 20-Minute Taco Soup

Another flavorful dish that comes together in a hurry for busy weeknights or whenever you don’t have the time. Win!

Start the timer >

9. One Pot Cheesy Mushroom Lasagna Soup

Plant Fueled Life member Kathy says it all: “I absolutely love this soup! It would be easily adaptable with other veggies for personal taste. I chopped the veggies up smaller for my picky-eater 12-year-old who has texture issues, and he really liked it (even wanted leftovers the next day!). It was also a hit with my omni parents!”

Fewer dishes? Yes, please! >

10. Kilimanjaro Coconut Curry

We’ve embraced East Africa’s long curry tradition with this one. It’s a twist on Tanzanian mchicha and you’re sure to fall in love as soon as you try it. 

“Very good! So many beautiful colors and just bursting with flavor! Not spicy at all. Very comforting and filling.” – Tamara

New fave alert >

11. Avgolemono (Greek Lemon) Orzo Soup and Avocado Olive Toast

Our version of this classic Greek lemon soup does not disappoint. Silky, rich, and fragrant, it has the perfect balance of tangy lemon to savory seasonings. 

Opa! >

12. Insanely Easy Potato Soup

Member Lynda calls it “perfection,” and we’ll leave it at that.

Go easy >

13. Creamy Herb Tomato Soup

Would any tasty soup list be complete without at least one tomato soup? Definitely not. And it helps that this one is phenomenal. But don’t take our word for it.

“Delicious! I was skeptical it would hit the creaminess I love in a tomato soup, but it did!” – Danielle

“This soup has converted all omnis that I’ve fed it to. People ask for the recipe all the time. My 73-year-old mother just…made 14 batches for a church supper. My 2 and 4-year-olds lick their bowls every time. Total winner.” – Mich

Check it out >

14. Rustic Greek Lentil Soup (Fakes Soupa)

Member Sara O. loves this one. She says it’s her “go-to lentil soup. Super easy and every guest I’ve served it to has loved it and gone back for thirds.”

It’s a rustic life for me >

15. Velvety Cauliflower Soup

Live out all your top chef dreams and turn simple ingredients like cauliflower, red potatoes, and corn into a lusciously creamy, restaurant-worthy soup!

Yes, chef >

16. Dirty Wizard’s Potato Soup

This one is named after our amazing recipe developers, called Wizards by our community, and it comes together just like magic to make a creamy, comforting potato soup you’ll want again and again.

“This is my go-to potato soup. Only a few ingredients and super fast to pull together. An extended family favorite.” – Teresa

Abracadabra! >

17. Smoky Potato Corn Chowder

You won’t believe this soup is completely plant based. Its creamy, smoky flavor hits all the right spots.

Find soup love >

18. Tom Kha Soup

One of our all-time most popular soups. Member Kathrine says she “often crave[s] this soup” and Melissa describes it as “incredible!” We can’t argue with that.

Meet Tom >

19. Brothy Mean Green Noodle Bowl

Member Laura says, “This recipe is a huge favorite in our house. The mushrooms and the edamame give great substance to the dish. Very flavorful.”

Noodle on this >

20. Mexican Corn & Rice Stew

“I loved this so much! I think it’s up there on best soups for me! My omni husband loved it too!” – Kelly

Corny is in >

21. Smokehouse-style Gumbo with Rice

You’ll think you’re living it up in the Big Easy with this gumbo. One member said, “I really loved this, so much so that I had it 3 times during the week.”

Be transported >

22. Creamy Celery Soup

This rich and comforting soup puts humble celery center stage with a supporting cast of veggies, white beans, and a blend of herbs and seasonings that will simply blow your mind!

“This was way better than I expected it to be! I had some sad celery just waiting to be used in my fridge, so I whipped this up and am keeping this on rotation. Sadly, I have no leftovers.” – Brittany

Surprise yourself >

23. Curried Cauliflower Stew

Warm flavors and filling veggies make this one super satisfying stew. 

“This meal was super fast to put together, which was great for a…weeknight. The flavors were bold and well-balanced. I really enjoyed eating it and I’m grateful I have some left over for lunch…A+ Dirty Wizards!” – Jess

Short on time, big on flavor >

24. Creamy Garden Veggie Soup

A kid-friendly, creamy-dreamy recipe for a comforting and nourishing soup that will perk up your taste buds with a hit of bright lemon and fresh parsley.

Not your mother’s vegetable soup >

25. Italian Cauliflower & Butter Bean Soup

Member Amanda raves, “This. Is. Fantastic!! AMAZING. So glad I made a fuckton so I have some in the freezer.” Good enough for us!

Prepare to be amazed >

We don’t need no stinkin’ dairy

Discovering how delicious plant based eating can be on top of how good for you it is can be so freeing and magical. And there’s no shortage of magic in Plant Fueled Life. These 25 soul-satisfying dairy-free soups are only the tip of the iceberg. Sign up for a free trial to dive deeper.

Here’s to food that comforts you from the inside out.

Team Dirty

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