10 Healthy Soup Recipes for Kids

A little girl enjoying a bowl of soup

There’s nothing more calm and cosy than enjoying a bowl of warm soup cuddled in your bed. Beyond that, soups form a crucial part of the diet and are great for children as well. Chicken soup for kids is always recommended whenever a child is unwell. Here are some more fun and interesting soup recipes that can stimulate your child’s taste buds and yours too.

Easy and Delicious Soup Recipes for Children 

Here are some easy soup recipes that kids would love.

1. Tomato And Cheddar Soup

Tomato and cheese soup

   What You Will Need

  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Sugar
  • Vegetable broth or chicken broth, as preferred
  • Black pepper powder
  • Olive oil
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Yellow onion
  • Tomatoes
  • Salt

  How To Make It 

  1. Take a pan and add oil to it. Let it sit on medium heat till it is warm enough.
  2. Add garlic, onions, and celery to it and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and broth to the mixture. Sprinkle salt, pepper powder and sugar over it.
  4. Mix it well and let it sit on the heat for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Put the entire mixture in a food blender and blend it together really well.
  6. Pour the blended mixture back into the pot and add milk, butter, and cheese to it.
  7. Finally, pour it into a bowl and serve it after adding some cheddar cheese to the top.

2. Mix Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup

  What You Will Need

  • Peeled carrot cut into small cubes
  • Finely chopped cabbage
  • Peeled potato cut into small cubes
  • Peeled bottle gourd with seeds removed, cut into small cubes
  • Chopped spinach leaves

  How To Make It

  1. Place everything inside a pressure cooker. Add a quarter cup of water to it and pressure cook it all together.
  2. Later, put them all inside a blender and blend it together to form a puree.
  3. Strain this puree into a bowl. Add some water to this mixture, if needed to bring a certain consistency.
  4. Heat this mixture on medium flame and then serve in a bowl.

3. Chicken Noodle Soup Casserole

Chicken noodle soup

  What You Will Need

  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Water
  • Milk
  • Garlic powder
  • Thyme, dried
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • Carrots chopped to fine pieces
  • Celery chopped finely
  • Diced white onion
  • Cooked and shredded chicken
  • Cooked and drain wide egg noodles
  • Chopped parsley

  How To Make It 

  1. Prepare your oven by heating it to around 400 degrees.
  2. Take a bowl. Add the chicken soup cream, water or milk, as preferred, vegetables and other spices and seasonings to it. Mix it well.
  3. Take a casserole dish. Fold in the chicken and noodles and pour it into the dish.
  4. Place this in the oven and bake it for around 20-25 minutes. The vegetables should be tender by then.
  5. Take out the dish and garnish it with some parsley. It is ready to be served.

4. Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Cauliflower soup

  What You Will Need 

  • Butter
  • Finely chopped onion
  • Large cauliflower cut into pieces
  • Peeled potato cut into small cubes
  • Vegetable stock
  • Milk
  • Diced matured cheddar cheese

  How To Make It 

  1. Take a pan and heat butter in it. Put onion and cook it while stirring it.
  2. Once it is soft, add the potato, cauliflower, milk, vegetable stock and other seasonings to it. Boil it once and then leave it on medium flame to simmer for about half an hour. By then, the cauliflower will be soft and potatoes ready to break.
  3. Put the mixture in a blender and blend it together to form a thick consistent soupy cream. Add some more milk to thin it, if needed. Pour the mixture into mugs, add few cheese cubs to the top, and serve warm.

5. Coconut And Lentil Soup

Golden coconut lentil spinach soup

   What You Will Need 

  • Olive oil
  • Pepper powder
  • Lemon juice
  • Spinach
  • Lentils
  • Coconut milk
  • Water
  • Vegetable stock
  • Tomato paste
  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Curry powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Cumin
  • Salt

  How To Make It 

  1. Take a pan and add oil to it. Warm it using medium heat. Add onions and carrots to it and sauté it till they are soft. Follow it up by adding ginger, garlic, and other spices. Stir continuously and let it cook for a few more minutes.
  2. Pour the tomato paste on it and stir some more. Add coconut milk, vegetable stock, water and lentils, and let it sit on medium heat simmering for about half an hour. Add some spinach and let it cook more.
  3. Pour the entire mixture into a blender and blend it well together until it is smooth. Pour it back into the pan and heat it again while adding lemon juice, pepper powder and salt.
  4. Pour this into bowls when warm and serve it.

6. Chicken and Rice Lemon Soup

Chicken and rice soup

  What You Will Need

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Thinly sliced green onions
  • Cooked white rice
  • Chicken stock
  • Diced celery stalks
  • Diced carrots
  • Chopped onions
  • Minced garlic cloves
  • Lemon juice and zest
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • Chicken cubes
  • Salt

  How To Make It

  1. Take a large pot and add oil to it. Place it on medium flame and let it heat.
  2. Add pieces of chicken to it along with some salt, pepper and lemon zest. Let the chicken get a brownish colour on all sides while cooking for a few minutes.
  3. Add onion and garlic to this and saute for a few minutes, while stirring and scratching the base. Add carrots and celery stalks and cook for a few minutes until they are soft. Add more salt if needed.
  4. Later, add the chicken stock to this along with lemon juice and rice and let the mixture simmer on medium heat for a few minutes. Before taking it off the heat, add the green onions to it.
  5. Pour it into bowls and garnish with lemon zest before serving.

7. Carrot And Honey Soup

Carrot soup

  What You Will Need

  • Butter
  • Sour cream or yoghurt
  • Sliced Leeks
  • Vegetable stock
  • Chopped carrots
  • Bay leaf
  • Honey
  • Dried chilli flakes

  How To Make It

  1. Take a pan and place it on medium flame. Add butter to it and let it melt properly.
  2. Put the sliced leeks in the pan and cook for a few minutes. As they get soft, add honey, chilli flakes, carrots and bay leaf. Cook it for some more minutes.
  3. Pour the vegetable stock into the pan and increase the heat to let it boil. Once boiled, simmer it down and let it stay on medium heat for about half an hour.
  4. Later, pour it into a blender and blend it together until it gets a soup-like consistency. Put it again in the pan and reheat the mixture.
  5. To serve, pour the soup into bowls or mugs and top it off with sour cream or yoghurt.

8. Taco Soup

Taco soup

  What You Will Need 

  • Onions
  • Cheese
  • Pepper powder
  • Garlic
  • Black beans
  • Chicken broth
  • Wheat Ale
  • Green chillies
  • Cumin
  • Tomato sauce
  • Meat
  • Salt

  How To Make It

  1. Take a cooker and put onion, garlic, green chillies, cumin, black beans and chilli powder all in it. Place the meat pieces above these items. Pour the tomato sauce, wheat ale and the broth over this arrangement.
  2. Cover the cooker and let it cook on low flame until the meat pieces inside start getting tender.
  3. Once done, add some black pepper powder to it. Pour it into bowls, garnish with some nice cheese and serve warm.

9. Minestrone Spring Soup

Minestrone soup

  What You Will Need 

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Chopped parsley
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Lemon juice
  • Frozen peas
  • Chopped yellow onion
  • Chopped carrots
  • Chopped zucchini
  • Pasta
  • Asparagus with ends trimmed
  • Vegetable Broth
  • Old world sauce
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • Water
  • Salt

  How To Make It 

  1. Take a pot and place it on medium flame. Add oil to it and let it heat up.
  2. Add onions and carrots to it and let them cook for about ten minutes until soft. Add zucchini pieces and cook for a few more minutes.
  3. Add some salt and pepper along with the traditional sauce, followed with the vegetable broth and water. Stir this entire mixture and then increase the flame to let it boil. Once boiled, simmer it down.
  4. Add asparagus and pasta while stirring and cook for about 10-12 minutes. The liquid quantity should reduce and pasta should be firm as well as soft.
  5. Finally, add peas and cook for a few minutes. Remove the flame and add lemon juice to it. Stir it well to mix it and pour it into bowls. Add the parmesan cheese and parsley on top and serve warm.

10. Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet potato soup

  What You Will Need

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Chopped parsley
  • Rice milk
  • Cashew cream
  • Seasoning mixture
  • Spinach
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Nutmeg powder
  • Pepper powder
  • Salt

  How To Make It

  1. Take the sweet potatoes and bake them well. Cut the baked potatoes in half, peel them and then mash them together.
  2. Once mashed, take a pot and add them to it. Add the rest of the ingredients to it and let it cook together on medium heat until it simmers. The mixture will be thick and soupy by then. Serve it warm.

These varieties of chicken and vegetable soup for kids are the best options to accompany a nice feast or even a build-up to dinner. Filled with nutrition and great to taste, these soups will leave your kids asking for more.

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