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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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