24 Fabulous Soups for the Slow Cooker

Quick preparation and hands-free slow cooker cooking make these soups perfect for busy days and everyday lunches and dinners. 

Here are some of the most popular soups, including creamy chowders, vegetable soups, and meaty main dish soups.

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    Beefy Taco Soup
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    This is a great soup to make for a party or tailgating. Garnish with fried corn tortilla strips or crumbled tortilla chips.

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    Chicken and Sorghum Soup
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    Whole grain sorghum is an excellent substitute for rice or barley, and it's gluten-free. It retains its shape nicely and adds texture to the soup.

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    pea soup
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    Andouille sausage adds great flavor and some heat to the peas. Use a less spicy smoked sausage or chorizo in the soup if you'd like.

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    Crock Pot Beef and Bean Soup
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    This is a hearty and versatile soup, and can easily be made low carb by eliminating rice or pasta and beans. You could add extra ground beef and vegetables to the mixture. 

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    Slow Cooker Tex Mex Chicken Soup With Beans
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    Enchilada sauce, tomatoes, peppers, and a variety of vegetables flavor this fabulous chicken soup. Chicken thighs and beans provide the protein in the soup along with shredded spicy cheese.

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    cabbage soup with beef
    Diana Rattray

    Cook this delicious soup in your slow cooker or Instant Pot pressure cooker.

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    Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
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    Condensed soups team up with vegetables, herbs, and noodles for a creamy soup with convenient ingredients.

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    Manhattan Style Clam Chowder
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    This clam chowder is lighter than the New England creamy clam chowder, and the flavor is amazing.

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    Corn Chowder In Bowl On Table
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    For a smooth soup, puree the finished soup in the blender and then add the milk and butter.

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    Broccoli Cheese Soup
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    Garnish this tasty broccoli soup with croutons or shredded cheese.

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    Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder
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    This classic combination of chicken and corn is flavored with some red bell pepper and mild chile peppers.

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    Marie's Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
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    Top this popular chicken tortilla soup with crispy tortilla chips, extra shredded cheese, and some fresh chopped cilantro or green onions.

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    bean soup
    Diana Rattray

    This versatile 15- or 16-bean soup can be made with Italian sausage, ground beef, or a spicy chorizo. Herbs, diced vegetables, and garlic are among the flavor ingredients along with the bean soup mix.

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    crock pot clam chowder
    Diana Rattray

    Bacon or salt pork flavor this creamy clam chowder. Make it richer with half-and-half or light cream.

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    Potato Corn Soup With Chorizo
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    This easy potato soup is made richer with cream cheese or Boursin with herbs. The chorizo and corn make this potato soup flavorful and slightly spicy. Use Italian sausage in the soup if you prefer a milder flavor.

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    Lentil Soup with Ham
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     Use leftover diced ham or country ham in this flavorful lentil soup.

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    corned beef and cabbage chowder
    Diana Rattray

    A leftover corned beef and cabbage dinner is transformed into a fabulous soup with this easy crockpot chowder recipe.

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    Navy Bean Soup in Slow Cooker
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    Dry navy beans, ham hocks or a ham bone, and a variety of vegetables and seasonings get together to make this hearty and flavorful bean soup.

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    Polish Sausage Soup With Cabbage
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    Kielbasa and cabbage team up in this tasty, full-meal soup. Serve the soup with crusty bread or rolls.

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    black-eyed peas and greens soup
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     Cook this hearty black-eyed pea soup in the slow cooker or on the stovetop.

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    crockpot garden cabbage soup
    Diana Rattray

    This vegetable soup is full of flavor and it's easily made vegetarian with vegetable broth instead of the condensed French onion soup. Vegetables include carrots, spinach or chard, zucchini, and cabbage.

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    Janetta's 15-Bean Soup
    Diana Rattray

    A variety of dried or fresh herbs and peppers flavor the soup, along with garlic and onions. 

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    burger soup
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    This soup will quickly become a family favorite. Use frozen grilled burgers cut into small pieces. Double the soup and freeze leftovers.

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    Beef and Barley Soup
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    This hearty beef soup is the perfect soup for cooler fall and winter evenings.