25 Low-Sodium Soup Recipes to Keep You Cozy

Warm your insides when it gets cold outside with low-sodium soup recipes that have 400mg or less per serving.

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Old-Fashioned Split Pea Soup with Ham Bone

Not only is this old-fashioned favorite a snap to make but it’s economical, too. Carrots, celery and onion accent the subtle flavor of the split peas, while a ham bone adds a meaty touch to this hearty soup. It’s sure to chase away autumn’s chill. —Laurie Todd, Columbus, Mississippi

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Lentil-Tomato Soup

Double the recipe and share this low-sodium soup with neighbors and loved ones on cold winter nights. I serve it with cornbread for dunking. —Michelle Curtis, Baker City, Oregon
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Butternut Turkey Soup

Although chock-full of lots of nutritious vegetables and turkey, this soup is also light on calories. —Denise LaRoche, Hudson, New Hampshire
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Vegetable Beef Soup

When we come in from playing in the snow, I serve this hearty vegetable beef soup. —Nancy Soderstrom, Roseville, Minnesota
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Traditional New England Clam Chowder

I left a cruise ship with a great souvenir…the recipe for this splendid chowder! It’s a low sodium soup that stands the test of time. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
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Spinach White Bean Soup

After a busy day as a college nursing professor, I love to come home to this slow cooker white bean soup. It provides plenty of nutrients to keep me healthy. —Brenda Jeffers, Ottumwa, Iowa
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Yellow Squash Soup

Delicate and lemony, this yellow squash soup recipe would set the stage for a memorable ladies’ luncheon. It’s the best of late summer in a bowl. —Heidi Wilcox, Lapeer, Michigan
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Spiced Split Pea Soup

A hint of curry adds the perfect amount of kick to this low-sodium soup. Just assemble the ingredients in the slow cooker and go about your day while it cooks. —Sue Mohre, Mount Gilead, Ohio
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Homemade Turkey Soup

You can make the most of even the smallest pieces of leftover meat on your holiday turkey with this homemade turkey soup. I simmer the bones to get the rich flavor, then easily remove any meat that remains. I add rice, vegetables and cream soup for a hearty turkey soup that's tasty and economical. —June Sangrey, Manheim, Pennsylvania
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Slow-Cooker Curried Pumpkin Soup

Slow-Cooker Curried Pumpkin Soup

Looking for something new to beat dinnertime doldrums? Try my pumpkin soup! A touch of curry powder lends an aromatic spiced appeal while whipping cream gives the low-sodium soup its silky texture. —Debbie Flocco, Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Pork Vegetable Soup

Chockfull of tender pork, veggies and savory flavor, this nutritious soup fills the house with a wonderful aroma as it cooks! —Deb Hall, Huntington, Indiana
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Chicken Soup with Beans

Loaded with classic southwestern flavors, this soup is so satisfying. If you like, crush lime-flavored tortilla chips into serving bowls before you ladle in the soup. —Penny Peronia, West Memphis, Arkansas
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Hearty Beef Veggie Soup

Here's a slow-cooked meal-in-one just perfect for chilly winter nights. It's nice to come home to a hearty soup that's ready to eat. It goes well with a fruit salad and bread. —Colleen Jubl, Dayton, Ohio
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Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a lovely smoother texture. —Michelle Collins, Suffolk Virginia
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Turkey-Sweet Potato Soup

A batch of this soup brings the nostalgic flavors and heartwarming feel of the holidays at any time of year. When I have time to slow-cook it, my whole house smells cozy. —Radine Kellogg, Fairview, Illinois
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Chicken Barley Soup

No question—this is my favorite barley soup! It's so filling that I serve it as a hearty main dish, and I have given the recipe to many of our friends and relatives. It simply tastes too good to keep to yourself! —Diana Costello, Marion, Kansas
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Mushroom Barley Soup

A few years ago, a friend at work shared the recipe for this wonderful low-sodium soup. With beef, barley and vegetables, it’s hearty enough to be a meal. A big steaming bowl with a slice of crusty bread is so satisfying on a cold day. —Lynn Thomas, London, Ontario
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Beefy Wild Rice Soup

Living in central Wisconsin, we experience many days of snow and cold temperatures. I like to prepare soup often, especially this one. My family loves it. —Marilyn Chesbrough, Wautoma, Wisconsin
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Pork Noodle Soup

My daughter created this low-sodium soup when she needed to use up some leftover pork. You can use more water for a thinner soup or less water for a noodle dish. It’s good with mushroom flavored ramen noodles, too. —Eleanor Niska, Twin Falls, Idaho
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Beet Borscht

My mother used to make this low-sodium soup from her garden’s bountiful crop of beets and other vegetables. —Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington
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Flavorful Matzo Ball Soup

A variety of winter vegetables gives the broth for this classic Jewish soup a deep flavor. You can use a few green onions instead of the leek. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Healthy Broccoli Soup

This delicious healthy broccoli soup is a great way to eat a nutritious vegetable. It has a wonderful fresh flavor. —Kay Fairley, Charleston, Illinois
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Beef Lentil Soup

You can prepare this low-sodium soup as the main course in a hearty lunch or dinner. On cold winter evenings here in New England, I’ve often enjoyed sipping a steaming mugful in front of our fireplacel. —Guy Turnbull, Arlington, Massachusetts
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Hearty Navy Bean Soup

My family loves navy bean soup! Beans were a commodity you did not survive without in the '30s. This excellent navy beans and ham soup is a real family favorite of ours and I make it often. —Mildred Lewis, Temple, Texas
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Beefy Bacon Chowder

Rave reviews are sure to follow when this low sodium soup appears on the table. Bacon makes it rich and hearty. It’s a favorite with my whole family. —Nancy Schmidt, Center, Colorado.

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