White Bean Soup by emmadiscovery

It’s soup season! OK, there’s no official soup season, but once the temperatures begin to drop and the first frost arrives, foodies start digging out their best soup recipes. And, sure, tomato soup and cream of potato make great belly-filling meals, but let’s face it – they are kind of boring.

To add in some excitement, we’ve rounded up eleven of Organic Authority’s most interesting, hearty and healthy vegetarian soup recipes to help you start off this “unofficial” dining season with vigor.

Butternut soup

1. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Sage

A classic among soup recipes, this savory soup is hearty and has a tinge of sweetness. It’s a perfect soup to enjoy once the leaves start to fall.

Get the recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With SageNote: Keep it vegetarian by using, or making, vegetable stock, or broth.

Image: rickcox

Potato Soup by Edsel L via Flickr

2. Cream of Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

Jerusalem Artichokes give this soup a delicious nutty flavor.

Get the recipe: Cream of Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

Image: by Edsel L

Corn soup

3. Farmers’ Market Corn Chowder With Herbs

No collection of soup recipes is complete without a good corn chowder. Enjoy this heart-warming soup with crackers, or homemade bread.

Get the recipe: Farmers’ Market Corn Chowder

Image: whitneyinchicago

Beet and kale soup

4. Curried Beet and Kale Soup Recipe

Looking for comforting soup recipes without all the extra cream? This beet soup is as hearty as it is healthy.

Get the recipe: Curried Beet and Kale Soup Recipe

Image: David Christian

Veggie soup

5. Scrumptiously Simple Vegan Vegetable Soup

Who doesn’t enjoy simple vegetable soupr recipes? This version is easy to make (and so much better than its canned counterparts).

Get the recipe: Simple Vegan Vegetable Soup

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Butternut Squash soup by zrzka2010 via flickr

6. Vegan Butternut Squash and White Bean Stew

Want soup recipes that are a meal unto themselves? Get this body-warming stew brewing to satiate hungry guests at your upcoming fall soirée.

Get the recipe: Crafting a Vegan Winter Stew

Image: zrzka2010

Creamy szuch soup

7. Zucchini Soup with Herbed Cream

Savor this creamy zucchini soup at lunch with a light salad.

Get the recipe: Zucchini Soup with Herbed Cream

Image: seelensturm

 Veggie soup

8. Roasted Tomato Barley Soup

We said no boring soup recipes, remember? This soup puts a fun and tasty spin on the traditional tomato soup.

Get the recipe: Roasted Tomato Barley Soup

Note: Keep it vegetarian by using, or making, vegetable stock, or broth.

Image: Organic Authority

Hearty pepper soup

9. Tomato and Roasted Sweet Pepper Soup

Another twist on traditional tomato soup recipes: The sweet red pepper provides a slightly warm kick.

Get the recipe: Tomato and Roasted Sweet Pepper Soup

Image: Muir Glen Tomatoes

 White Bean Soup by emmadiscovery

10. White Bean Soup

This thick and creamy vegetarian soup is super easy to make and will kill any hunger pains.

Get the recipe: White Bean Soup

Image: Back to the Cutting Board

Green soup

11. Organic Broccolini & Spinach Soup

Who says you can’t get your daily dose of greens with soup recipes? Broccolini is a tender, slightly sweet hybrid of broccoli and this soup even calls for Chinese kale.

Get the recipe: Organic Broccolini & Spinach Soup

Image: Organic Authority

Top image: emmadiscovery