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30 Crockpot Soup Recipes

These easy Crockpot Soup Recipes are easy, LOADED with flavor and come in so many varieties, there’s something for everyone! With tips to make your crockpot soups even better 🙂

I feel like the winter of 2018/2019 is Soup Season here on The Recipe Rebel.

I’ve posted a ton of new soup recipes — loads for the slow cooker, Instant Pot, and stove top — that you guys are loving, and I just can’t stop.

Now that we’re deep in this love together, I figured it was time to pause, take a little inventory and dig up some new favorites from some blogger friends.

Let’s call it a Winter 2019 Soup Bucket List, shall we? 😉

crockpot soup recipes collage with multiple images and text in black and purple

These crockpot soup recipes are family-friendly, mostly healthy meals that won’t have your rushing around at 5:00 burning the grilled cheese or emptying the last of the breakfast cereals.

I think that “I am most definitely a Super Hero” feeling you get when you pop something in the slow cooker in the morning is undeniable. Having supper checked off my always-too-long to-do lists is a huge win for me!

First, I wanted to share some of my tips and tricks to help you see the most success (and maybe save yourself some time)!

How to prep Crockpot Soups ahead of time:

I will always get my slow cooker ready to go the night before if I can, especially if I have to leave the house early in the morning for something.

With most soups you can do this easily.

Vegetables can be chopped, broth can be added, meat can be cooked and added, and chicken can be thrown in as well.

There aren’t many soups that can’t be prepped ahead of time. The only thing you need to keep in mind is the type of vegetables that are going in.

Normally, potatoes can’t be cut and saved for later. But, they can if you are storing them in liquid! So if you’re making a soup with potatoes, be sure that they’re submerged in the broth if prepping ahead.

Most other vegetables are more forgiving and will be fine thrown in and ready to go.

Which crockpot soup recipes can I freeze?

Most soup recipes freeze beautifully after cooking, so I don’t think it’s ever a bad thing to make a big batch and save some for a crazy day.

There are a couple types of soup that can be frozen, but may not freeze as well as the rest: creamy soups and pasta soups.

Milk or cream doesn’t always freeze well, but the higher fat you have the better. If you’re making soup to freeze, I would recommend using a higher fat milk or cream as it won’t be as likely to separate.

Cooked pasta in the freezer works fine, but the texture is often softer after thawing than when you put it in. If you’re picky about your pasta being perfectly al dente, then you may not enjoy noodle soups as much as freezing.

Tips for knowing your slow cooker:

  • every slow cooker and crockpot cooks a little differently, so keep in mind you may have to adjust the timing slightly. If you find the cook times usually too short, your slow cooker may be a little low on heat.
  • A smaller slow cooker will heat more quickly, which may result in a reduced cook time. I always either use my 2.5 quart crockpot (which I love!) or my 6 quart Hamilton Beach slow cooker, and I know the cook time differences between them is significant.
  • A fuller crockpot will cook more slowly, so if you end up doing a double batch of something or adding in more things, keep in mind you may need to increase the cook time.

Here are some of my favorite Crockpot Soup Recipes!

Hamburger Soup

hamburger soup in pot with metal scoop scooping some soup

Slow Cooker Ham Bone Soup

ham bone soup in grey soup mug in front of slow cooker

Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken Quesadilla Soup

slow cooker spicy chicken quesadilla soup in white bowl overhead on grey background

Turkey Noodle Soup

turkey noodle soup close up in white bowl with blue rim overhead

Crockpot Loaded Potato Soup

loaded potato soup in white bowl with bacon cheddar cheese and green onions with title

Slow Cooker Nacho Soup

slow cooker nacho soup in blue speckled bowl close up

Chicken Rice Soup

chicken rice soup in bowls overhead on grey background with two spoons on the side

Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

baked potato soup in white bowl sitting on wooden cutting board with cheddar cheese and bacon

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

chicken parmesan crockpot soup in white bowl close up on wood background with shredded Parmesan cheese

Creamy Italian Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

two bowls of crockpot chicken noodle soup on a marble background with dry pasta and shredded parmesan cheese on the side

Slow Cooker Cabbage Soup

slow cooker cabbage soup close up of a metal scoop over top of a slow cooker

Crock Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

crockpot wild rice chicken soup in white bowl with crackers on the side

Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup

slow cooker beef barley soup in black crockpot with a metal scoop pulling some up

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup

slow cooker broccoli cheese soup overhead in grey bowl with a spoon stuck in the bowl

Slow Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Wild Rice Soup

slow cooker thai coconut wild rice soup in green and red bowls on a wooden cutting board

Slow Cooker Creamy Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Creamy Vegetable Soup in white bowl with spoon pulling up some soup

Slow Cooker Curried Lentil Soup

slow cooker curried lentil soup in crockpot with a metal scoop pulling some up

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

lasagna slow cooker soup overhead on grey marble bacckground with shredded cheese on top

Lightened Up Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

cheeseburger crockpot soup in white bowl with shredded cheddar cheese on top and potatoes in the background

Vegetarian Crockpot Lasagna Soup

lasagna crockpot soup overhead on marble background with lots of cheese on top

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup

broccoli cheddar crockpot soup in brown soup bowl on a floral napkin

Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana

crockpot zuppa toscana soup in white soup bowl sitting on a light blue towel

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Soup

italian chicken crockpot soup close up in a white bowl sitting on a marble background

Slow Cooker Taco Lentil Soup

lentil taco slow cooker soup in two bowls sitting on a black napkin with cheese being sprinkled into soup

Easy Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

slow cooker creamy chicken noodle soup metal scoop pulling some out of crockpot

Slow Cooker Lemon Rosemary Lentil Soup

lemon rosemary lentil soup on white bowl on a blue patterned napkin with a sprig of fresh rosemary

Creamy Slow Cooker Potato Corn Jalapeno Soup

slow cooker potato corn soup in black slow cooker with a black scoop in the soup

Wild Rice Vegetable Soup

wild rice vegetable crockpot soup in white soup mug with a spoon stuck in the soup

Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup

pasta e fagioli crockpot soup in black crockpot with a metal scoop in the soup

Broccoli, Ginger, Tumeric Soup

broccoli ginger soup in blue speckled bowl with a spoon stuck in the soup
crockpot soup recipes slow cooker collage with multiple images and text in black and purple

Meet Ashley

My name is Ashley Fehr and I love creating easy meals my family loves. I also like to do things my way, which means improvising and breaking the rules when necessary. Here you will find creative twists on old favorites and some of my favorite family recipes, passed down from generations!

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