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Soup recipes for every season!
Here at The View from Great Island we enjoy soup all year round. From cozy comforting soups to healthy immune boosting soups, weight loss soups, chilled gazpacho, and more. I’ve got all the best soup recipes for every season.

  • a spoon in a bowl of corn and jalapeño chowder

    Jalapeño Corn Chowder

    A simple jalapeño corn chowder is a creamy soup that combines sweet corn with a little heat from jalapeño chiles. It makes an easy vegetarian meal any season of the year.…

  • Finnish Salmon Soup – Lohikeitto ~ this simple salmon and potato soup is the ultimate 30 minute spring meal, with a light cream broth, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of salmon, and tons of fresh dill!

    Finnish Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto)

    Finnish Salmon Soup, or Lohikeitto, is a simple Nordic salmon chowder and a comforting 30 minute meal made with a light cream broth, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of salmon, and tons of fresh…

  • split pea soup with ham in bowls

    Split Pea Soup with Ham

    Split pea soup with ham is thick and creamy with incredible flavor from a smoked ham bone ~ this easy soup is comforting and delish! Just add biscuits or crusty bread…

  • Lemony Chicken Soup with Orzo

    My lemon chicken soup made with lots of garlic and ginger has all the comforting feels, plus it’s a darned easy weeknight meal ~ chicken noodle soup never tasted this good!…

  • Close up of a bowl of sweet potato soup with lime greek yogurt sauce.

    Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

    Smoky sweet potato soup features a perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors ~ serve this delicious fall soup as a Thanksgiving starter or in a steamy mug for a cozy…

  • spaghetti and meatball soup in a bowl next to the pot

    Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

    Spaghetti and Meatball Soup is a 30 minute meal the whole family can get behind. This comforting slurp-able soup is delicious and such fun to eat!…

  • a pot of wild rice soup with bread

    Creamy Wild Rice Soup

    A simple, creamy wild rice soup just like the kind you’d get at an old fashioned supper club in the midwest. But don’t worry, I do have a couple of secret…

  • Three Sisters Soup in a cast iron pot

    Three Sisters Soup

    Three Sisters Soup is a delicious harvest soup made with the nourishing trio of corn, squash, and beans. This authentic Native American soup is a family favorite!…

  • Bloody Mary Gazpacho with lime wedges and garnishes

    Bloody Mary Gazpacho

    My Bloody Mary Gazpacho recipe is a is a clever mash-up of your favorite brunch cocktail and a refreshing chilled tomato soup ~ now you can sip a zesty Bloody Mary out of…

  • a pot of stuffed pepper soup

    The Best Stuffed Pepper Soup

    The Best Stuffed Pepper Soup ~ I’m craving comfy soups right now, and this one has all my favorite stuffed pepper flavors in one delicious slurp-able pot ~ with easy low…

  • Italian bean soup

    Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs

    Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs is the coziest dinner imaginable, it’s based on a traditional Mediterranean bean soup with brilliant little sausage meatballs that take no time to make.…

  • Classic and elegant Shrimp Bisque ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Creamy Shrimp Bisque

    Creamy Shrimp Bisque ~ it’s a little bit retro, a little bit ‘ladies who lunch’, but this delicious shrimp chowder is ready for a comeback! Enjoy it as an appetizer in small…

  • miso soup with mushrooms

    Easy Miso Soup Recipe

    Miso Soup is the original health food, it’s an easy, umami rich soup recipe made with fermented bean paste that has been nourishing the Japanese for centuries ~ and you can…

  • a mug of broccoli Stilton soup on a board

    Broccoli Stilton Soup

    Broccoli Stilton Soup is a luxurious but easy classic British soup, traditionally made with leftover holiday Stilton. It’s a comforting weeknight meal ready in about 30 minutes ~ pair it with some crusty…

  • Mushroom and Brie Soup ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Mushroom and Brie Soup

    Mushroom and Brie Soup is a classic creamy mushroom soup kicked up a notch with lots of luxurious Brie cheese. It’s perfect for a cozy dinner on the couch or a…

  • spring carrots

    Immune Boosting Soups!

    These healing soups are packed with immune boosting powerhouse ingredients like spinach, garlic, turmeric, saffron, cayenne, and ginger. Whether you’re fighting a flu or just trying to stay warm this winter,…

  • Thai coconut soup in a bowl with spoon

    Thai Coconut Soup (tom kha)

    Thai Coconut Soup, or tom kha, is a classic Thai chicken soup recipe that’s so much more intensely flavored than most western soups, it’ll wake you up, tingle your taste buds and…

  • cream of jalapeno soup in small bowl

    Cream of Jalapeño Soup

    Cream of Jalapeño Soup is a lovely combination of spicy peppers in a creamy, cheesy soup base. Fresh cilantro and lime add the perfect touch to this unique soup.…

  • green goddess soup for weight loss

    My Favorite Weight Loss Soup Recipes!

    Soup has always been my secret weapon when I want to shed a few pounds. I simply substitute a healthy soup for dinner and eat sensibly for the rest of the…

  • a small bowl of wild rice and carrot soup

    Wild Rice and Carrot Soup

    Wild Rice and Carrot Soup is a quick and easy soup that combines sweet carrots with earthy wild rice, topped with toasted hazelnuts and fresh thyme. All that healthy beta carotene practically glows!…

  • A bowl of pumpkin chipotle soup with cornbread croutons.

    Smokey Pumpkin Chipotle Bisque

    My Smokey Pumpkin Chipotle Bisque is a simple but flavorful soup that can be a healthy fall lunch or a lovely starter for a holiday meal. Pack it in a thermos…

  • classic chicken soup in a bowl with spoon

    The Cozy Soup Recipes You Need Right Now!

    My Best Cozy Soup Recipes ~ a  pot of homemade soup bubbling away on the stove is the bear hug of comfort foods…creamy, hearty, and nourishing, these cold-weather soups will fill…

  • Gazpacho in small glasses

    Summer’s Best Gazpacho Recipes

    Memorizing a few simple gazpacho recipes is essential if you’re going to survive the rest of the summer without wilting. I’ve collected all versions of this classic Spanish chilled soup, from…

  • A bowl of lentil bone broth soup

    Lentil Bone Broth Soup

    My Lentil Bone Broth Soup is a creamy bean soup full of deep rich flavor with background notes from Chinese spices, and a beautiful texture from firm green lentils. It’s unlike…

  • Broccoli Parmesan Soup with a blue napkin

    Broccoli Parmesan Chicken Soup

    This Broccoli Parmesan Chicken Soup is a quick cooking and vibrant soup recipe that the whole family will love. It’s a cozy (and healthy!) one pot meal ready in 30 minutes.…

  • a mug of Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

    Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

    Italian Sausage and Bean Soup is hearty, nourishing, comforting, and quick to make ~ clocking in at just under an hour. It rivals Grandma’s chicken soup when it comes to curing…

  • Minestrone soup in a white cast iron soup pot with ladle

    Italian Minestrone Soup

    Italian Minestrone Soup ~ next to grandma’s chicken soup there’s nothing more comforting than a pot of minestrone bubbling away on the stove. This authentic recipe will warm you, satisfy you,…

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