13 Soup Recipes Perfect for a Soup Swap Party Before Spring Comes

Soup swaps are a comforting way to throw a get-together smack dab in the middle of the winter. While sunshine may be limited in the sluggish days of February, there is never too much soup to go around. Have you ever been to a soup swap? It’s a simple concept: you bring a big-batch soup and containers to collect your friends’ soups. You take ’em home and have a warm, filling dinner for days to come.

We’re here to help you have the best possible soup swap! These 13 recipes will guarantee that you’ll be the talk of the party.

1. Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

tomato soup swap
Cooking Classy

This roasted tomato basil soup is a small twist on a classic recipe that works wonders any time of year. Add some grilled cheese croutons and you’ll never use a different recipe again.

Find the recipe here.

2. Leek, Onion, and Potato Soup

Soup leek onion and potato soup swap
Delia Online

You can serve it creamy or keep the potatoes cubed. Either way, the soup is an amazing French classic.

If you’ve never cooked with leeks before, don’t fret! Find the recipe here.

3. Cajun Chicken Sausage Gumbo

Cajun Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe
Leites Culinara

Everybody loves gumbo! Use chicken and sausage instead of seafood if you want it to carry better and last longer for your soup swap friends.

Find the recipe here.

4. Chicken Noodle Soup

chicken noodle soup swap
Natasha’s Kitchen

Chicken noodle soup is a certified classic, and the addition of corn to this recipe gives it a surprisingly delicious twist.

This soup needs no introduction and no ending. Find the recipe here.

5. Clam Chowder

Easy Clam Chowder - Clam chowder is easier to make than you think - and the homemade version is unbelievably creamy, flavorful and chockfull of clams!
Damn Delicious

I was never a believer in clam chowder until I spent some time on the East Coast and found a new love for the New England classic.

Creamy, filling, and rich, this is a decadent bright spot to winter days. Find the recipe here.

6. Beef and Barley

Beef and barley soup swap
Tasty Kitchen

This recipe is hearty and full of flavor, but make sure the beef is tender so you don’t become the joke of the party.

This is also the perfect pick-me-up if you’re feeling under the weather. Find the recipe here.

7. Vegetarian Minestrone

Minestrone soup swap
A Bountiful Kitchen

The classic of Italian origin packs a lot of flavor and is generally healthy. It’s also a great alternative to bring if you’re throwing a soup swap where vegetarians will be ready and willing participants.

Find the recipe here.

8. Baked Potato Soup

Potato soup soup swap
Our Best Bites

Chunky, cheesy, and salty. This soup embodies any and everything a good soup needs.

Find the bacon-filled recipe here.

9. Roasted Butternut Squash

butternut squash soup swap
Duhlicious

A subtle soup that gets the job done. Add a small dash of cream to the final bowl and watch your friends swoon over how rich and creamy this healthy soup is.

Find the recipe here.

10. Broccoli Florentine Bisque

Broccoli florentine soup swap
Country Living

Loaded with spinach and broccoli, this soup is not only healthy, but very filling.

Find the beautifully green recipe here.

11. Pozole

The Cheeky Mama

Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup packed with hominy. You can exchange the beef for any protein you want, but chicken is the usual go-to.

Find the recipe here.

12. Broccoli Cheese Soup

This broccoli cheese soup has a higher ratio of broccoli than most - the cheese is more or less a vehicle for getting more broccoli (and bone broth!) into little bellies. It's super easy and kid approved!
Mommy Potamus

One of my favorite side dishes as a kid was broccoli rice casserole. Try this soup without the rice and you wont be disappointed.

Find the recipe here.

13.  Chicken Tortilla

Flavorful Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
Merely Marie

One of my all time favorite soups. Be sure to keep the tortilla strips to the side before serving. Alternatively, you can package them in neat bundles and tie them to the jars before your guests leave your party!

Find the recipe here.

Read More: How to Throw a Soup Swap Party in 4 Easy Steps