5 Soups That Work for Summer

These soups will hit the spot on warm summer days!

Summer might be around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you have to pack away your soup pots and slow cookers! Instead, dust off these appliances and get your kitchen in ship shape for some summer soups. The spring and summer seasons yield a whole new batch of delicious, colorful veggies that take the stage in these refreshing dishes. Where winter soups warm the tummy and soothe the soul, summer soup recipes spotlight the bold, flavorful veggies that warm weather has to offer.

Here at SkinnyMs., we’ve grouped together a brilliant list of soup favorites that work for summer. These soups feature summer produce like tomatoes, basil, and corn — ingredients that are downright refreshing, especially when purchased from your local farmer’s market. Easy to whip up and perfect for outdoor barbeques and potlucks, these crowd-pleasing recipes are an absolute must on your summer menu!

1. Easy Chilled Gazpacho

This no-cook recipe hits the spot on summer days, and merges amazing flavors from fresh, wholesome produce like juicy tomatoes, bell peppers, and chopped cucumber. Each spoonful of this refreshingly cold soup carries tangy flavor with a hint of spicy sweetness, keeping your taste buds on their toes!

2. Tomato Basil Shrimp Stew

One of our favorite seafoods to cook with, shrimp makes a delicious, nourishing protein to incorporate into your summertime dishes. Plump, juicy shrimp teams up with superfoods like garlic, ginger, and chopped basil in this tomato-based stew. Bursting with nutrients and packed with protein, this satisfying dish is a no-brainer during summer months!

3. Creamy and Spicy Corn Soup

A beloved summertime veggie, sweet corn takes the stage in this brilliant recipe, which gives your ordinary creamy corn soup a lightened-up makeover! Vegetable broth pairs up with potatoes to create that creamy texture you’re familiar with, without weighing the soup down with fat and calories.

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Ellie Krasner

Ellie is a full-time violinist living in Las Vegas, and a writer with an insatiable appetite for clean eating and fitness! She is a graduate of Binghamton University with degrees in English literature and violin, and loves investigating the world of healthy living.

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