20+ Classic Italian Soup Recipes
Sometimes, a simple chicken noodle soup or puréed veggie soup just doesn't cut it. And when those times arise, the best way to step up your soup is by making a classic Italian soup. We're talking beloved minestrone, Tuscan white bean soup, pasta fagioli, Italian wedding soup, cioppino, and more. Cozy up with one of these classic Italian soups for a burst of warmth and flavor.
Italian Turkey and Orzo Soup
Using lean turkey gives this soup a low-calorie boost, as if the great flavors weren't already enough to make this soup fantastic.
Slow Cooker Tuscan White Bean Soup
Let your slow-cooker do the work for you with this heartwarming Italian soup.
Italian Wedding Risotto Soup
Nothing is as heartwarming as a cozy bowl of hot soup. Enjoy an Italian classic that clocks in at just 330 calories per serving.
Slow Cooker Cioppino
Simmering the base of this rich stew in the slow cooker allows for ultimate flavor concentration. When you're almost ready to serve, add raw fish to poach quickly. A signature dish of the West Coast, cioppino can be made with a wide variety of fish and shellfish, so feel free to experiment with your favorites.
Spicy Sausage and Chickpea Soup with Garlic Oil
Spicy Italian pork sausage gives this soup a kick, but you can also substitute sweet Italian sausage.
Instant Pot Tuscan White Bean and Lentil Soup
Pantry staples like dried lentils and canned beans make up the bulk of this soup and boost the fiber to cover more than half your daily goal.
Italian Wedding Soup
There's a reason this heartwarming soup is a classic. Be sure to top with plenty of freshly grated parmesan cheese.
Bursting with the goodness of seven vegetables.
Southern Italian Chicken Soup
This simple pasta dish gets some savory Southern flare with the addition of okra and black-eyed peas. In just under an hour, this succulent soup comes together for a flavorful autumn or winter favorite.
Italian Tomato Soup
Homemade marinara sauce serves as the base in this Italian Tomato Soup with ditalini pasta and shaved pecorino Romano cheese.
Pasta Fagioli Soup
Sausage, kidney beans, and vegetables make this 30-minute soup a filling dinner in a bowl.
Escarole, Endive, and Pasta Soup
Save Parmesan cheese rind to flavor this simple Italian soup. Any small pasta, such as orecchiette, radiatore, or rotelle, works well in place of the seashells.
Ribollita (Italian Bread Soup)
Crunchy pieces of bread are tossed into this brothy soup to add body and texture.
Pasta e Fagioli
This Pasta e Fagioli soup recipe is a busy weeknight family-favorite. One online reviewer says, "This recipe is delicious! Definitely a simple, rustic, comfort food."
Italian Sausage and Pasta Soup
This top-rated pasta soup features Italian sausage, chopped veggies, canned diced tomatoes, and cannellini beans. Serve with crusty bread for a hearty meal.
Tuscan Chickpea Soup
Garlic, rosemary, balsamic vinegar, and Parmesan cheese deliver authentic Mediterranean flavors in this hearty main dish soup recipe.
Italian Sausage Soup
Lighten up a hearty sausage soup recipe with turkey Italian sausage and add flavor with canned tomatoes, fresh basil and Parmesan cheese.
This thick, classic Italian soup is packed with healthy veggies like fresh carrots, onion, garlic, and kale. And at only 219 calories, you can afford to have seconds.
Italian Chicken Sausage and Artichoke Soup
For an ultra-flavorful soup, we love this classic dish! The fennel brings out some great flavor from the Italian sausage, but any chicken sausage will work.
Zuppa Toscana (Better than Olive Garden!)
You don't have to venture out to your favorite Italian restaurant to get this classic, decadently satisfying sausage and potato soup. This so-simple rendition is simmered to perfection in your own kitchen using the slow cooker.
Sicilian Fish Soup
One reviewer says, "This is an outstanding soup for those who love tomatoes, capers, and olives - as I do. It reminds me of my favorite pasta sauce made by my mom - only in soup form."