6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!
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The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!


Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can have on the table in 45 minutes. I like to serve it with a scoop of basmati rice but, really, store-bought or homemade naan is all you need to complete the meal. GET THE RECIPE


Topped with crisp homemade croutons, this creamy broccoli and cheese soup is a hearty meal unto itself. It's perfect to warm you up on a cool fall day, and is ready in under an hour. GET THE RECIPE


Made with carrots, sweet potatoes, apples and honey, this savory soup with a hint of sweetness and spice tastes just like fall in a bowl. The secret ingredient is curry powder, which doesn't give the soup an Indian flavor like you might think, but instead lends a subtle hint of autumn spice. GET THE RECIPE


This creamy Potato Leek Soup is a French classic. Top it with fresh herbs, bacon or leftover vegetables to make it your own. GET THE RECIPE


This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you throw everything in a pot, simmer it, purée it and you're done. Yet, it's still everything you expect a classic butternut squash soup to be: silky, slightly sweet and full of flavor. GET THE RECIPE


If you're in need of comfort food, this soul-satisfying soup is just the ticket. And here's what I love about it: you can make it with ingredients you likely have on hand; it's ready in 30 minutes yet tastes like you slaved all day in the kitchen; it's vegetarian and healthy; and, it's hearty enough, along with a salad and loaf of good bread, to be a complete meal. GET THE RECIPE