15 Weight Loss Soup Recipes That You will Love

by Carole John

Here are some vegetables that you can add in your weight loss soup recipes

  • Cabbage– comes from the cruciferous vegetable family. It is high in fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins.  It is very low in calories and carbs.
  • Carrots– are low on calories, rich in vitamins, fiber, and beta carotene.  they are also antioxidants that are great for the immune system, help with the skin and vision.
  • Ginger- full of both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 
  • Turmeric–  Same as ginger, it is full of both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
  • Pumpkin– It is low in calories and very high in fibre.  This is one of the best vegetables to include in a weight loss diet. 
  • Beans– Great for belly loss since they are rich in soluble fibre, which is key in fighting inflammation. 

1. Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Weight  Loss Soup Recipes

This soup is packed with vegetables.  You can skip the Parmesan garnish to make it vegan.  You only need 20 minutes and it will be ready. 

Key ingredients

  • Large onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 Medium-sized carrot
  • Chopped celery-2 stalks
  • 5 cups green lentils
  • A can of diced tomatoes
  • Fresh parmesan
  • 2 tsp. thyme
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Vegetable broth
  • Baby spinach

Full Recipe at Delish 

Weight Loss Soup Vegetarian
Source: Delish

2. Weight Loss Soup Recipes: Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

This chicken noodle soup is comfort food without a hefty caloric price tag. it is light on salt and loaded with vegetables and shredded chicken. It is therefore ideal as dinner on its own. This is a must-have weight loss recipes on your list. 

Key ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 12 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 oz. dried egg noodles
  • 3 ribs celery
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 small onion
  • Fresh chopped parsley
  • Salt and black pepper

NUTRITION: 225 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated), 720 mg sodium

Full Recipe: eatthis.com

weight loss soup recipes vegetarian


Weight Loss Soup Recipes

Third on the list is this vegetarian cabbage soup cooked in a tomato broth. The chili will really warm you up and the coriander and paprika will add in the flavor for this soup. This soup has less than 150 calories per serving, it will therefore aid you in your weight loss journey.  This soup is a quick, low-calorie, healthy, detox, and low-carb meal. 

You will need;

  • Cabbage
  • Vegetable broth
  • Onion
  • Carrots and celery
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Bay leaves
  • Garlic
  • Spices, salt, and pepper


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 846mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 11519IU | Vitamin C: 83mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 2mg
Full Recipe: The Clever Meal
Source: The Clever Meal

4. Weight Loss Soup Recipes: Chicken Detox Soup

You can’t resist this weight loss soup recipe. This soup is ideal for weight loss, but it will also help detox. It is rich chicken, lots of veggies and ginger,. This will help to boost your metabolism as well as your immune system. 

What you need

  • 5 pound chicken breast 
  • 5 cups frozen peas
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 tsp. fresh ginger
  • 2 cups celery
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 5 chopped carrots
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ crushed red pepper
  • 2 tbs. olive oil


Calories: 91kcal, sugar: 2g, potassium: 408mg, carbohydrates: 6g, protein: 9g, fat: 2g, cholesterol: 24mg, fiber: 1g, vitamin a: 32mg, vitamin c: 29.4mg, calcium: 32mg, sodium: 456mg, iron: 0.8mg

Full recipe: A spicy perspective

best soup recipes to lose weight fast
Source: A spicy perspective

5. Broccoli-Cheddar Soup

Weight Loss Soup Recipes

You have got to add this to your weight loss soup recipes. It is not like the traditional broccoli-cheddar soup which was all about cheese. In this recipe, there is only a handful of cheese to make the soup rich and to give it a creamy texture. You can add beer of your liking. 

Key Ingredients

  • Broccoli
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Chicken stock
  • Milk, butter, flour
  • Garlic, carrot, onion, parmesan
  • Salt and black pepper

NUTRITION: 290 calories, 17 g fat (9 g saturated), 580 mg sodium

Full recipe: Eatthis

Soup Recipe to aid in weight loss
Source: Eatthis

6. Weight Loss Wonder Soup

This is a good soup to add to your diet.  The soup is intended to supplement a diet but on its own, it is not a diet. You can make this soup in a crockpot. Cook on low heat for 4 hours and high heat for 2 hours.  You can also add other herbs and spices that align with your diet. 

What is needed?

  • Olive oil
  • Water or watery soup
  • Cabbage
  • Onions
  • Bell pepper
  • Tomatoes and celery


Calories: 108kcal | Sodium: 55mg | Protein: 4g | Carbohydrates: 24g | Calcium: 113mg | Sugar: 12g Fiber: 7g | Vitamin A: 1005IU | Vitamin C: 121.6mg | Potassium: 716mg | Iron: 1.4mg

Full recipe at Homemade Hooplah

weight loss cabbage soup


Weight Loss Soup with Carrot & Ginger Soup

This soup is packed with anti-inflammatory detox ingredients.  This is a powerhouse recipe, for it has turmeric, ginger and carrots.  All of which are great for your immune systems.  The coconut milk just adds more flavor to it. 


  • Olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Carrots
  • Coconut milk


Calories: 183kcal | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 21g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Potassium: 616mg | Sodium: 109mg | Sugar: 9g | Fiber: 6g | Vitamin A: 25059IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Iron: 2mg | Calcium: 54mg

Full recipe at the clever meal

Weight loss soup with Turmeric and Ginger
the clever meal

8. Weight Loss Soup Recipes: Curried Pumpkin Soup

This pumpkin soup will be ready in 20 minutes and only has 5.4 net carbs. It is a good soup to warm you up on chilly days.  You have the option of making the dairy-free option. 

Key ingredients

  • Curry powder
  • 1  15 can pumpkin puree
  • Whipping cream
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Red pepper
  • Salted butter
  • Chopped onions
  • Chicken broth

Nutrition per serving (about 1 cup):

163 calories / 12.7g fat / 3.8g protein / 8.7g carbs / 3.3g fiber

Full recipe at Low Carb With Jennifer

weight loss soup recipes
Low Carb With Jennifer

9. Classic Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Weight Loss Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

This butternut soup will make you a fan and the best thing is that it is lined with vitamins and tasty flavors that will make it part of your meal plans. The soup is not only a weight loss soup but also a source of good fiber and omega 3 which will keep you going.

What you need

  • Butternut squash
  • Chives
  • Grated nutmeg
  • 2 strips bacon
  • Salt
  • Green apple- chopped
  • Small onion
  • Black pepper
  • Fresh ginger- grated
  • Olive oil


150 calories, 490 mg sodium, 3.5 g fat (1 g saturated)

Full recipe at Eatthis

basic fat burning soup recipe
Source: Eatthis

10. Weight Loss Soup Recipes: Spicy Tomato Soup

If you love spicy food, you are going to love this. It is a quick, low-calorie spicy tomato soup. Like most Indian food, this tomato soup is full of spice, and the ingredients can be swapped; for example, the onion can be swapped with garlic. The critical point is that the tomatoes should be fully ripe to work ideally.

Main ingredients

  • Sunflower oil
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Vegetable stock
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, cardamom pods, salt
  • Water
  • Spices (turmeric, cayenne, garam masala, coriander, black pepper)


Calories109, Carbohydrates 13g, Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g, Unsaturated Fat 5g), Sodium 105mg, Sugar 6g, Protein3g, Fiber4g,

Full recipe at the fiery vegetarian

Weight loss tomato soup
Source: the fiery vegetarian


I love that this soup is low caloric too. This soup first requires a flavor base to be set with onion, celery, and carrot in olive oil. The garlic, paprika, oregano, and the rest of the ingredients are added after the flavor base is made which takes about 10 minutes.

What’s needed for this soup?

  • Canned tomatoes
  • White and green beans
  • Tomato paste
  • Water
  • Kale or spinach
  • Oregano, bay leaves, paprika, onion, salt, carrots, celery, and pepper


Calories: 191kcal | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 1009mg | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein 9g| Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g| Calcium: 160mg | Vitamin A: 10336IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Iron: 4mg

Full recipe at the clever meal

Bean and Kale Soup

12. A Lighter Clam Chowder Recipe

Weight Loss Clam Chowder Recipe

This has to be in your weight loss soup recipes list. This is a lighter version of the clam chowder soup.  This soup uses milk instead of cream. It is therefore light, clean, low-calorie and it will not be in the stomach for a long time. 

What you will need

  • Bacon
  • Milk
  • Clams
  • Yukon gold potatoes
  • Onion, celery, thyme, black pepper, salt
  • Clam juice
  • Flour


650 mg sodium, 6 g fat, 270 calories.

Source: eatthis

Clam Chowder
Source: eatthis

13. Weight Loss Soup Recipes: Vegetable soup

This vegetable soup is hearty and is full of nourishing vegetables. That is corn, green beans, tomatoes, celery, and potatoes. It is going to be ready in 45 minutes.  It is a perfect soup for a cold day and it has few calories. 


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 cups V-8 juice
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 large potato
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 sliced carrots
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt


Calories: 179kcal, Saturated Fat: 1g, Fat: 10g, Sodium: 1389mg, Fiber: 3g, Calcium: 57mg, Iron: 2.4mg Carbohydrates: 21g, Vitamin A: 4355IU, Protein: 4g, Vitamin C: 42.4mg, Potassium: 775mg, Sugar: 7g

Full recipe at dinner then dessert

Source: dinner then dessert

14. Perfectly Creamy Split Pea Soup Recipe

This soup is lined with fiber and dozens of essential vitamins that will keep you energized besides losing weight. Together with the ham and vegetables, the split peas create a thick cream under the slow simmer creating a tasty and delicious soup.

What you need

  • Olive oil
  • Diced celery
  • Bay leaves
  • Diced small onion
  • Smoked ham hock
  • Medium red potatoes
  • Split peas
  • Minced garlic, 2 cloves
  • Diced carrots
  • Salt, black pepper, and tabasco
  • Water or vegetable stock or chicken stock


300 calories, 780 mg sodium, 3.5 g fat (1 g saturated)

Full recipe at eat this

Split Pea Soup
Source: Eatthis

15. Weight Watchers Zero-Point Cabbage Soup

Cabbage soup recipe for weight loss

You have got to add this to your weight loss soup recipes list. Cabbage is a key ingredient when it comes to losing. This soup is low in calories and a good addition to your diet. 

Key ingredients are;

  • 3 cups nonfat beef broth (reduced sodium) 
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1⁄2yellow onion
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1⁄2 cup green beans
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped zucchini yellow or green
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon oregano
  • salt & pepper

Full recipe at Recipe Diaries. 

Source: Recipe Diaries

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