Warm and Cozy Soups

Dig into one of Cooking Channel's more than 50 piping-hot broths to warm up on a cold winter evening.

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Souped-Up Chicken Noodle Soup

To liven up the soothing base of this cold-busting classic, Rachael poaches chicken breast with nine types of herbs and vegetables. 

Get the Recipe: Suped-Up Traditional Chicken Noodle Soup

Irish Stew

Tyler went all the way to Ireland to learn the recipe for this chill-busting stew brimming with lamb, potatoes and onions.

Get the Recipe: Irish Stew

French Onion Soup

Kelsey speeds up the cooking process for this rich onion soup by using crisped croutons under a blanket of nutty Gruyere cheese. 

Get the Recipe: French Onion Soup

Good Eats Beef Stew

Like great music, a grew stew is a commingling of ingredients to create culinary harmony. Alton Brown orchestrates perfection with science.

Get the Recipe: Good Eats Beef Stew

Creamy Tomato Soup

Banish the winter blues in less than an hour with a bowl of Chuck’s luscious tomato soup.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Tomato Soup

Tuscan Beef Stew with Polenta

A generous glug of red wine turns Debi and Gabriele's simple vegetable-filled stew into a robust, deeply flavored Italian stallion.

Get the Recipe: Tuscan Beef Stew with Polenta

Italian Wedding Soup

Fend off winter’s chill with this Italian-American classic, featuring homemade meatballs and snappy endive.

Get the Recipe: Italian Wedding Soup

Corn Chowder with Chili Powder and Crumbled Cotija Cheese

The savory secret to Nadia G.'s no-nonsense chowder is her homemade chili powder, which bursts with potency from a cumin, cayenne and paprika trio. As if this weren't oomph enough, the corn kernel and Yukon gold base is topped off with bacon "crispies" and cheesy crumbles.

Get the Recipe: Corn Chowder with Chili Powder and Crumbled Cotija Cheese

Chicken Stew

Giada draws out extra chicken flavor by using bone-in breasts in her nourishing veggie-packed stew.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Stew

Leftover Baked Potato Soup

Leave it to Alton to transform day-old baked potatoes into a fresh-tasting soup flavored with leeks, garlic and Parmesan, and speckled with a flurry of chives.

Get the Recipe: Leftover Baked Potato Soup

Beef Bourguignonne

Like dining in Bordeaux, this classic stew gets its robust flavor from red wine, mushrooms, bacon, onions, and a bouquet garni made from bay leaves, parsley stems and thyme sprigs. Serve with a crusty baguette and an earthy French red.

Get the Recipe: Beef Bourguignon

Vietnamese "Pho" Rice Noodle Soup

This clear and fragrant broth is so intensely beefy you’ll slurp it down to the very last spoonful.

Get the Recipe: Vietnamese "Pho" Rice Noodle Soup with Beef

Curried Squash Soup with Apple and Cheddar Melts

Rachael spices up the typical soup-and-grilled-cheese combo with Indian accents by adding curry to the butternut squash soup and chutney to the gooey cheddar sandwiches.

Get the Recipe: Curried Squash Soup with Apple and Cheddar Melts

Quick and Spicy Tomato Soup

Giada's simple soup takes a shortcut, relying on jarred marinara sauce for the soup's base. Cannellini beans and pasta add bulk to the otherwise lighter broth, which possesses rich flavor despite its lack of cream.

Get the Recipe: Quick and Spicy Tomato Soup

Italian Stracciatella

With its long list of ingredients, this Roman egg drop soup may sound complicated, but Nadia G. has a few timesaving tricks, including make-ahead chicken broth and store-bought tortellini.

Get the Recipe: Italian Stracciatella with Mini Meatballs, Tender Cheese Tortellini and Baby Spinach

Black Bean Soup

Requiring just a handful of ingredients, this filling, ready-in-a-flash soup is ideal for busy weeknight dinners.

Get the Recipe: Black Bean Soup

Spicy Clam and Corn Chowder

Bacon, lager and a hefty helping of hot sauce give Rachael’s spicy chowder a warming wintertime kick.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Clam and Corn Chowder

High Cotton Brunswick Stew

Named after its birthplace of Brunswick, Ga., this one-pot wonder brims with hearty pork tenderloin, fingerling potatoes and fresh butter beans. To make it a true Southern meal, pair the stew with cornbread.

Get the Recipe: High Cotton Brunswick Stew

Beef and Roasted Vegetable Stew

Raid your proverbial root cellar to make Nadia G.'s hearty stew, packed with winter veggies like carrots, beets and parsnips.

Get the Recipe: Beef and Roasted Vegetable Stew

Chicken Noodle Soup

Kelsey's essential chicken noodle soup will nurse you through cold days and winter colds alike. To deepen its flavor, she roasts chicken thighs before finishing them off in the carrot, noodle and pea-flecked broth.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

Fisherman's Stoup

Rachael uses scallops and cod for this tomato-based soup, but you can sub in whatever fish looks the best at your fish market.

Get the Recipe: Fisherman's Stoup

Rustic Fall Vegetable Soup

Kelsey adapts classic vegetable soup to include cold-weather veggie favorites, like butternut squash and sweet potatoes.

Get the Recipe: Rustic Fall Vegetable Soup

Beef Stew Scented with Horseradish

Horseradish and Worcestershire sauce brighten up Rachael's thick, beefy stew, best served over buttered potatoes with crusty sourdough.

Get the Recipe: Beef Stew Scented with Horseradish

Italian Chicken Stoup with Mushrooms and Peppers

Cacciatore is reinvented as a robust soup with Rachael low-fuss recipe, using chicken stock, canned tomatoes and dried porcini mushrooms.

Get the Recipe: Italian Chicken Stoup with Porcini, Portobello and Peppers

Spicy Thai-Flavor Soup

Tyler amps up the heat factor of his Thai-inspired soup by adding ginger, lemongrass and more spices to a stock made with both shrimp and chicken.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Thai-Flavor Soup

Oyster Chowder

Oyster fans will appreciate Kelsey’s pearl of a soup: This thick, ultra-creamy chowder is the perfect wintry way to enjoy the briny seafood.

Get the Recipe: Oyster Chowder

Sliced Steak and Mushroom Barley Soup

Roasted garlic and two types of mushrooms bring extra earthiness to this stick-to-your-ribs soup, topped with slices of juicy flatiron steak.

Get the Recipe: Sliced Steak and Mushroom Barley Soup

Ratatouille with Poached Eggs and Garlic Croutons

Rachael's cross between ratatouille and shakshuka blends European and Middle Eastern styles by calling for eggs to be cooked in a zucchini, eggplant, pepper, herb and tomato mixture.

Get the Recipe: Ratatouille with Poached Eggs and Garlic Croutons

Minestrone Soup with Sweet Sausage

Planning to serve this minestrone to vegetarians? Enjoy it simply loaded with carrots, beans and tomatoes. Otherwise, follow in Rachael’s footsteps and stir in sweet Italian sausage.

Get the Recipe: Minestrone Soup with Sweet Sausage

Chipotle Tomato Barley Soup

As spicy as its creator, Nadia G., this tomato soup isn't for the spice-averse. Barley makes it hearty enough for even the hungriest diners.

Get the Recipe: Chipotle Tomato Barley Soup

Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Stoup

Rachael's Italian-inspired soup pairs slightly bitter broccoli rabe with sweet Italian sausage. Serve with crusty bread.

Get the Recipe: Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Stoup

Catalan Chicken Stew

Rachael gives this chicken stew Iberian flair with saffron, Spanish olives and a picada made from Marcona almonds.

Get the Recipe: Catalan Chicken Stew

Beef Noodle Soup with Rice Noodles: Pho Bo

This Vietnamese broth gets it bold flavors from a homemade beef stock. The steaming noodle soup – garnished with tender slices of beef and fragrant spring onions – is worth the wait.

Get the Recipe: Beef Noodle Soup with Rice Noodles: Pho Bo

Corn and Lobster Chowder

Brimming with sweet corn and lobster meat, Michael Symon’s chowder tastes like a quick trip to Maine.

Get the Recipe: Corn and Lobster Chowder

Nadia G.'s Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Aged cheddar and crispy pancetta add complexity to this comforting cauliflower soup.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Aged Cheddar Pancetta, and Sauteed Leeks

Velvety Tomato Bisque

Use easy homemade marinara sauce as the base for this soup alongside roasted vegetables and garlic-sauteed potatoes. To make it lusciously decadent, Laura Vitale blends it all with Parmesan and cream.

Get the Recipe: Velvety Tomato Bisque

Minestra With Beef and Pork Polpette

Polpette is Italian for meatball, and Rachael stocks her soup with traditional ones made from beef and pork, seasoned with parsley, fennel seed and Parmigiano cheese.

Get the Recipe: Minestra with Beef and Pork Polpette

Lentil and Tomato Soup

David Rocco combines two pantry staples — canned plum tomatoes and lentils — with parsley and chile peppers for this quick and satisfying soup.  

Get the Recipe: Lentil and Tomato Soup

French Onion Soup

Cooking onions low and slow brings out their sweet notes, which Alton amplifies with apple cider and a splash of cognac.

Get the Recipe: French Onion Soup

Moroccan Meatballs with Eggs

This spice-loaded stew is an ideal make-ahead meal. To serve it later, simply reheat the meatballs in the sauce and drop in freshly cracked eggs.

Get the Recipe: Moroccan Meatballs with Eggs

Everything Gumbo

This hearty gumbo is chockfull of deliciousness, thanks to a classic Cajun seasoning blend, beer and three meats: andouille sausage, chicken and fresh crab.

Get the Recipe: Everything Gumbo

Porcini Soup

Overflowing with comforting, earthy flavor, this Italian mushroom soup is all about highlighting the fresh quality of a few simple ingredients.

Get the Recipe: Zuppa di Porcini: Porcini Soup

Sopa de Tortilla

This classic Mexican soup has it all — juicy chicken, rich avocado, melted cheese, crispy strips of tortilla and a satisfyingly spicy broth.

Get the Recipe: Classic Tortilla Soup with all the Trimmings: Sopa de Tortilla

Pasta e Fagioli

David mixes spaghetti with sage, pancetta, and Parmigiano Reggiano for a thick, comforting stew.

Get the Recipe: Pasta E Fagioli

Soy-Carrot Soup

Transform an everyday ingredient — the carrot — into a special soup with Asian-inspired flavors, like fresh ginger, soy sauce and toasted sesame oil.

Get the Recipe: Ginger-Soy Carrot Soup

Roger's Celeriac Soup

Oddly shaped celery root is the base of Roger's creamy soup — it's the perfect use for this often overlooked chilly weather staple.

Get the Recipe: Celeriac Soup

Vegetable and Dumpling Soup

Transform boxed biscuit mix into cozy dumplings for Rachael's veggie-packed soup. Sub in vegetable stock to make it vegetarian.

Get the Recipe: Vegetable and Dumpling Soup

French Onion Soup With Porcini

Rachael adds even more flavor to classic French onion soup with the addition of umami-rich porcini mushrooms.

Get the Recipe: French Onion Soup with Porcini

Chuck's Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet potatoes pair perfectly with spicy ginger. Chuck adds wonderful textural contrast with a garnish of crispy matchstick fries and frizzled leeks.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Soup with Matchstick Fries and Frizzled Leeks

Ribolitta

A hearty Italian vegetable soup, this ribolitta is perfect for a cool evening served with hot, crusty bread.

Get the Recipe: La Ribolitta

Curried Coconut Soup

This hearty vegetarian soup starts with a thick, creamy coconut broth. Pile on kelp noodles and thinly-sliced strips of your favorite seasonal veggies.

Get the Recipe: Curried Coconut Vegetable Noodle Soup

David Rocco's Clam Soup

Bursting with strong, savory flavors — spicy chili pepper, sweet cherry tomatoes, briny clams and fresh parsley — this soup is best scooped up with thick, toasty slices of country bread.

Get the Recipe: Zuppa di Vongole: Clam Soup

Charred Tomato Soup with Melted Mozzarella

Like the Italian answer to French onion soup, this velveteen tomato soup is topped with a slice of sourdough and bubbling mozzarella.

Get the Recipe: Charred Tomato Soup with Melted Mozzarella