Thanksgiving Soup Recipes

Serve up something warm to start your Thanksgiving meal with delicious soup recipes including potato-leek, split pea and French onion soup from Food Network.

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Butternut Squash Soup

This simple one-pot soup only needs six ingredients and will be ready in an hour.

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Roasted Parsnip and Vanilla Soup

Robert Irvine's soup sounds like dessert, but it's not actually that sweet. Roasted vegetables balance out the flavor of the white chocolate in this soup for a deep earthy flavor with a hint of vanilla.

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Acorn Squash Soup

Guy roasts acorn squash, a cousin of the butternut, with shallots and garlic for added flavor. After pureeing the soup, he adds Parmesan cheese for creaminess and a drizzle of olive oil for richness.

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Potato-Leek Soup With Bacon

Traditional creamy potato-leek soup is updated in this recipe from Food Network Magazine with the addition of homemade croutons and crisp bacon.

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Creamy Portobello Soup

This homemade creamy mushroom soup sure beats the canned variety; it's flavored with bits of ham and dry sherry, and it's ready in under an hour.

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Parker's Split Pea Soup

Split pea soup is an old-fashioned favorite and Ina Garten's version is as easy to make as it is comforting and classic.

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French Onion Soup

Alton Brown caramelizes Vidalia onions until they're sweet and tender before adding them to the broth, making this soup extra rich and flavorful.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup and Curry Condiments

Ina puts her spin on butternut squash soup by adding roasted apples, curry powder and a toasted coconut and banana topping.

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Chilled Carrot Soup

Michael Symon flavors his carrot soup with ginger, jalapeno and spices. Serve with a spoonful of creme fraiche and cilantro for garnishes.

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Carrot-Ginger Soup With Tofu

Those aren't croutons on top of this creamy spiced-carrot soup — they're bits of curry-flavored, crispy fried tofu.

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Roasted Potato Leek Soup

Arugula adds a peppery bite to Ina's creamy roasted potato and leek soup. Top with shaved Parmesan and crispy shallots for a contrast in texture.

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Squash Soup in Pumpkin Bowls

Surprise guests by serving this squash soup in a hollowed-out pumpkin for holiday entertaining. A range of toppings like pepitas, croutons and crisp prosciutto completes the festive bowls.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Fontina Cheese Crostini

Fresh sage gives Giada's butternut squash soup a classic holiday flavor. Float fontina cheese crostini on top of the soup for edible garnishes.

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English Onion Soup With Sage and Cheddar

Jamie Oliver's advice on making one of his favorite soup recipes: "Get hold of as many different types of onions for this soup as you can. Sweat them gently and you'll be amazed at all the flavors going on."

Get the Recipe: English Onion Soup with Sage and Cheddar