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20 Gorgeous Paleo Soup Recipes


20 Gorgeous Paleo Soup Recipes

From glorious zucchini and garlic bisque to strawberry coconut dessert, these paleo soup recipes are as nutritious as they are mouth-watering. I’ve collated twenty gorgeous paleo friendly soups you can cook up every day.

I’ve also provided a few general tips on how to make good soups. Enjoy, and don’t forget to share your favourite soup recipes and ideas.

Paleo Broccoli Soup with Olive & Nut Pesto

  • Vegetarian and vegan friendly
  • Contains white potato but can be replaced with sweet potato

paleo broccoli soup

Refreshing Gazpacho Soup

  • Nut-free, egg-free
  • Vegetarian and vegan friendly
  • Contains nightshades
  • Essentially no cooking required, great for entertaining, perfect on a hot day


Italian Farmhouse Vegetable Soup (Instant Pot Recipe)

  • Nut-free, egg-free
  • Vegan and vegetarian friendly, Whole30 friendly
  • Pressure cooker or stove top, super quick and easy

Paleo chicken tortilla soup

  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30 friendly
  • Suitable for those on the budget
  • Super quick and easy to make, under 30 minutes
  • A little spicy, full of flavour
  • Great way to use bone broth

Ukrainian borscht with beef (a.k.a my favourite beetroot soup)

  • Can be eaten without sour cream that’s pictured
  • Can be made without nightshades or meat
  • Suitable for those on the budget
  • Slow cooker friendly, great for batch cooking
  • Great way to use bone broth
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30 friendly if eaten without dairy


Green & lean spinach and leek soup

  • Quick and easy, under 30 minutes
  • Suitable for those on the budget
  • Just add chicken on top
  • Great for detoxing and cleanses
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30

Fall off the bone chicken soup with vegetables

  • Can be made with sweet potato instead of white potato
  • Great way to include bone broth in your meal
  • Great for batch cooking, can be made in a slower cooker
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30


Creamy mushroom, leek and thyme soup

  • Quick and easy
  • Suitable for those on the budget
  • Good for freezing and batch cooking
  • Egg-free, Whole30


Croatian seafood stew from The Domestic Man

  • Contains nightshades and shellfish
  • Great for entertaining and in summer
  • High in nutrients and minerals
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30


Chicken & prawn Thai laksa soup

  • Contains shellfish and nightshades but could be made without chilli
  • Laksa paste can be used up in curries
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30


Zucchini and garlic bisque from Living Nutrition

  • Quick and easy
  • Very pretty looking, great for entertaining
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30


Turmeric Zucchini & Coconut Soup

  • Quick and easy, under 30 minutes
  • Great way to use bone broth
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30
  • Gut healing and anti-inflammatory

Turmeric Zucchini Paleo Soup

Creamy cauliflower soup with crispy bacon (dairy-free)

  • Can be made without bacon and egg whites
  • Nut-free, Whole30


Stinging Nettle Soup with Crispy Bacon

  • Grain, gluten and dairy-free
  • Contains nightshades (potatoes) but can be made with parsnips or artichokes
  • Great for wild foragers or those looking for something different
  • This could be made with spinach, sorrel and other greens instead

Stinging Nettle Soup (Paleo)

Sweet potato, caramelised garlic & pine nut soup

  • Can be made with pumpkin and carrots
  • Vegetarian and vegan friendly
  • Good for freezing, good for entertaining
  • Egg-free, Whole30


My all time favourite spicy pumpkin and coconut soup

  • Can be made without chilli for those avoiding nightshades
  • Nut-free, egg-free, Whole30
  • Slow cooker friendly, good for freezing


Cold melon and mint soup from Be Miam

  • Contains yogurt, vegetarian friendly
  • Great for entertaining and in summer
  • Nut-free, egg-free, vegetarian


Caldo Verde – kale and sausage soup from The Domestic Man

  • Contains nightshades but can be made with sweet potato instead
  • Good for those on the budget
  • Good way to use bone broth


New England clam chowder soup from The Domestic Man

  • Contains some dairy and nightshades (white potatoes)
  • Great winter warmer


Strawberry coconut soup for dessert from Tara’s Multicultural Table
Just replace sugar with honey or maple syrup.


Quick soup making tips

  • For a complete meal make sure to add some protein if the soup contains none – hard boiled eggs, sliced grilled chicken, tinned fish, sliced turkey or ham, beef jerky, etc.
  • Use good quality stock, either homemade or store purchased.
  • Soups are great for using cheaper cuts of meat and leftover vegetables.
  • Soups can be eaten for breakfast.
  • Make a big batch to freeze for later.
  • Add winter herbs such as thyme and rosemary at the start and fresh herbs such as basil and parsley at the end.
  • Add texture with raw ingredients, crispy bacon, sharp Parmesan, seeds and nuts.
  • Use bone broth in soups to make them extra nutritious.
  • Don’t add too much salt at the beginning, just enough to season the meat or veggies when starting out. The liquid will reduce during cooking and you might end up with saltier soup than desired. Taste for salt towards the end and add more than. Also remember that adding things like Parmesan cheese, bacon, anchovies, capers and store bought stock will add saltiness.
  • If heating up canned or boxed soup, add the following to freshen and spice them up: freshly chopped spinach, kale or spring onion, fresh arugula (rocket), sliced grilled chicken or crumbled bacon, sliced hard boiled egg or poached egg, caramelised onions, grated sharp cheddar or Parmesan, spoonful of ricotta or yogurt, fresh herbs like parsley or basil, cracked pepper, chilli and fresh lime, grated carrot or beetroot, finely diced red peppers and tomatoes.
  • Freeze homemade stock in ice-cube trays or small containers.

More useful tips & links:


How to make homemade chicken bone broth using an Instant Pot pressure cooker

How to make homemade chicken stock

How to make homemade vegetable stock

How to make bone broth from Sarah Wilson

Soup left out overnight: is it safe to eat? (because I always wondered about that)

5 simple tips for freezing any soup

10 Best Paleo Chicken Soup Recipes


20 Gorgeous Paleo Soup Recipes

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  1. HI,
    I don’t understand why many of these are called “Paleo” soups since they have cheese in them and dairy is not a Paleo food. Can you explain?

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