15 Budget-Friendly Soup Recipes

When the weather cools down, soup season heats up. Soups are a great dinner option because they’re easy on the wallet and make enough for leftovers. If you’re looking for a warm-ya-up, comforting dinner solution, try one of these 15 budget-friendly soup recipes. They’re “souper” duper delicious!

Baby It's Cold Outside Burger Soup

Baby It's Cold Outside Burger Soup

"It is snowy, blowy, and majorly cold outside, so a great day for my Burger Soup. I changed the name when the hubby came home for lunch today and announced: "Baby It's Cold Outside". This soup is guaranteed to warm you up from the inside out on any cold blustery day and it tastes really good too." - Grace
Pozole

Pozole

"My husband loves pozole, but I have always hated making it because it takes so long. When I bought my pressure cooker, I thought of a new way to make it. This semi-homemade recipe was an instant hit in my household!" - Katrina
Low Carb Creamy Vegetable Soup

Low Carb Creamy Vegetable Soup

"A creamy, deliciously flavorful soup to start out your meal or be a meal all by itself!" - Christy
Crazy Old Bag Lady’s Bean & Ham Soup

Crazy Old Bag Lady’s Bean & Ham Soup

"This very easy soup recipe uses ham and a few other simple ingredients to create a comforting and hearty meal. The mild flavor of the navy beans is perfect for the savory ham. Perfect for a cold day." -The Kitchen Crew
Skinny Turkey Meatball Tortellini Soup

Skinny Turkey Meatball Tortellini Soup

"Perfect for when you crave a hearty, wholesome soup recipe! It’s a comforting family dinner and ideal for cold weather." - Paula
Cheeseburger and "Fries" Chowder

Cheeseburger and "Fries" Chowder

"This is my version of cheeseburger soup that is served in restaurants. It's my husband's favorite kind of soup so I came up with my own version just for him. He loves the addition of "fries" and has been known to squirt a little ketchup in his bowl too. It's hearty and delicious even if you don't add the ketchup." - Teresa
Barbecue Hamburger Soup

Barbecue Hamburger Soup

"This barbecue laced hamburger soup is one of those “clean out the vegetable bin” kind of soups. It’s one of those dishes that warms you from the inside out. The simple ingredients can be easily adapted to what you have on hand." - Melissa
Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup

Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup

"I was sicker'n a dog, working late, hungry, tired... What to make? This is my favorite chicken noodle soup, and, even tired, sick, hungry, and after dinnertime, I still took the hour (plus) to make this recipe because it was just what I needed. Delicious, hot, comforting." - Nicole
Comforting Cabbage Sausage Stew

Comforting Cabbage Sausage Stew

"Yesterday, I had a bowl of this cabbage-sausage stew -it was so good! The flavors mingle well together. And "IF" you have any left over the next day, the flavors meld even better. I like to eat this in a bowl, with a slice of cornbread (or a corn muffin)." - Pat
Restaurant Style French Onion Soup

Restaurant Style French Onion Soup

"A deeply flavorful french onion soup, perfect on it’s own or topped with toasted bread and a handful of mozzarella." - Christy
30-Minute Cheese Tortellini Soup

30-Minute Cheese Tortellini Soup

"Y’all this is a new favorite at our house. It’s got all the flavor of chicken noodle except the noodles have grown up and become cheese tortellini! The best part is that you can get it done in about 30 minutes! Who doesn’t love that!? Want something a little heartier? Simply add about 2 cups of cooked shredded chicken (rotisserie chicken works great!) with the tortellini at the end." - Stacey
Chicken Fajita Soup

Chicken Fajita Soup

"A quick and easy chicken soup with all of the flavours of fajitas!" - Kevin
Beef Barley Soup

Beef Barley Soup

"This is a favorite in the winter and I'm often requested to make it for 'soup day' at my husband's workplace. Although my youngest son picks out the mushrooms, they're really necessary to add the depth and richness to the broth." - Melody
Creamy Chicken, Corn and Ham Chowder

Creamy Chicken, Corn and Ham Chowder

"This hearty chowder is sure to warm you up when it's chilly outside. In a hurry? No problem! You likely have the ingredients on hand in your pantry. Add some crispy crumbled bacon and some sharp cheddar cheese." - Robynne
Bean & Bacon Soup With Cornbread Waffles

Bean & Bacon Soup With Cornbread Waffles

"I make this especially in sub-zero temperatures. It warms my family." - Sheri