7 colourful soup recipes that are sure to boost your mood

Whether you want to liven up your dishes, or are simply in need a bit of a boost, sometimes a splash of colour on your plate can work wonders.

From the vibrant orange in our carrot and ginger soup to the eye-catching purple of our popular beetroot soup with Bramley apples, allow one of our colourful soup recipes to brighten up your day.

7 colourful soup recipes that are sure to boost your mood

1.Beetroot and Bramley apple soup

This beetroot and Bramley soup is a light and wintry starter recipe that won’t fail to impress your guests.

For something with a fiery kick, add some horseradish to your recipe like in this beetroot, apple and horseradish soup recipe, served with herb dumplings.

Beetroot soup

2. Wild garlic and potato soup with garlic butter croutons 

This creamy wild garlic and potato soup from Debbie Major is made even better with crunchy garlic croutons. Once you try the garlic croutons, you’ll struggle to enjoy the normal variety again!

Wild garlic soup

3. Carrot and ginger soup

This light, flavoursome carrot and ginger soup is ideal for batch cooking. Simply double the recipe, eat half now, then freeze the rest for later and enjoy as an instant midweek meal.

Carrot and ginger soup

4. Roasted tomato soup with croutons

Use up overripe tomatoes in this comforting tomato soup. Roasting the tomatoes provides extra flavour while the croutons add a satisfying crunch. Double the recipe and freeze the leftovers for an easy midweek dinner.

Roasted tomato soup

5. Thai spiced chicken and leek soup

We’ve spruced up a batch of leftover leek and potato soup to make this creamy, Thai-spiced chicken dish. It’s equally good served as a light lunch on its own as it is a dinner with rice or noodles.

Discover some of our favourite Thai recipes here.

Thai spiced chicken and leek soup

6. Radish leaf soup with caraway

This bold and beautiful green radish leaf soup if seriously tasty. It’s a great thrifty use of leftover radish leaves and is simple to prepare. It’s even OK if your radishes are a little old.

green radish soup

7. Spicy sweetcorn soup with toasted corn and crispy pancetta

This easy sweetcorn soup recipe is made extra-special by a sprinkling of toasted corn and crispy pancetta.

Sweetcorn soup

If you’re looking for something lighter, try one of our summer soup recipes.

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