Ultimate Healthy Summer Soup List (with Recipes!)


Healthy Soups for Summer

Soups usually don’t make the list when we think of summer foods, but it’s time to change that! Despite being known as a cozy, warm dish, many delicious soup recipes are perfectly refreshing for a hot summer day. View our list of healthy soups for summer.


Gazpacho is a cold soup made with raw vegetables (and sometimes fruits). This popular dish makes the perfect light meal for lunch on a hot day. The main ingredient is tomatoes, but adding the right spices is just as important to give this soup all the flavor. Try this delicious gazpacho recipe that tastes like it came straight from Spain.

Melon Soup

Adding fruits to your soup instantly makes it lighter and more refreshing. Melons make delicious and slightly sweet soups that are perfect for summer. You can use anything from watermelon to honeydew. This chilled melon soup recipe uses cantaloupe, cucumber, and mint to make the ultimate hydrating summer soup.

Asparagus Soup

Asparagus is rich in many micronutrients, such as vitamin C, folate (vitamin B9), and fiber. Next time you get a fresh batch of asparagus at the store, blend it up to make soup. This chilled asparagus soup recipe uses lemon juice and fresh herbs to give that extra taste of summertime. Citrus juice makes everything more refreshing!

Corn Chowder

Nothing screams summer like sweet corn. Corn chowders are a perfect way to use your corn and make a hearty meal for everyone to enjoy. The potatoes, chives, bacon, and cream combine to make the perfect comfort meal for summer barbeque nights. Make this comforting corn chowder for your next family gathering. 

Beet Soup

The vibrant pink color of beetroot soup is enough to make it appealing, but it also tastes delicious and refreshing. You can serve this soup hot or chilled. Beets are extremely healthy and are full of antioxidants and fiber. This beetroot soup recipe is so simple to make and will impress all your dinner guests.

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