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5 Low-Sodium Soup Recipes Perfect For a Winter Dinner

December 30, 2023
Courtesy of Primavera Kitchen

As wintertime comes in full force with brisk winds and brutal snows, there’s something so cozy and satisfying about coming home from a snowy commute or chilly walk with the dog to a fresh, warm bowl of soup. Some soup can have a bit too much salt, having that punch of heartiness but lacking when it comes to being health-conscious. These low-sodium soup recipes are thoughtfully crafted to offer comfort and warmth without the excessive salt for those seeking soup for a delicious winter dinner.

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1. Cozy Celery Soup

Cozy Celery Soup

Courtesy of The Endless Meal

This soup, centered about the underrated celery, is made up of only six ingredients and only takes 30 minutes to make. At just 566 mg of sodium (25% of a daily intake), this vividly green soup is also budget-friendly with just potatoes and onion rounding out the major vegetables included in this recipe.

Try the recipe at The Endless Meal.

2. Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Courtesy of Cookie and Kate

Continuing on the trend of vegetable soups, this cream of broccoli soup is surprisingly filling as well as satisfying with rich flavors and a hefty serving of folic acid and Vitamin B6. If you’re concerned about the creamy texture lowering the health factor of this soup, do not fret. The creamy nature of the soup is from just a bit of butter and optional cream if so needed. Add in some garlic and onions for a nice kick and this soup is sure to get you feeling warm from head to toe with just a few slurps.

Try the recipe at Cookie and Kate.

3. White Bean and Kale Soup

White Bean and Kale Soup

Courtesy of Primavera Kitchen

This soup is comfort in a bowl. White beans fill out this hearty dish that’s packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K thanks to the secondary ingredient — kale. Vegetables like onion, celery and butternut squash are also included in this recipe to give added nutritional value without overloading on sodium. Add in some lean group beef for protein, and this soup will surely become a staple this wintery season.

Try the recipe at Primavera Kitchen.

4. Chicken Noodle Soup

bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup


This list couldn’t be complete without a chicken noodle soup recipe, right? This recipe puts every single can of grocery store chicken noodle soup to shame. Canned chicken noodle soup will typically run you around 830 milligrams of sodium for a one cup serving (which is about half to a third of the recommended daily intake). This homemade chicken noodle soup recipe, you can use reduced-sodium broth to control your salt intake. Add as much chicken or vegetables like carrots and celery to up the fiber and protein count.

Try the recipe at Clean Plates.

5. Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

bowl of butternut squash soup with dollop of yogurt and parsley


This buttercup squash soup is a comforting and nutritious option when you’re looking for a nourishing winter soup that also provides a range of health benefits.

The main vegetable in this soup, butternut squash, provides rich in essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, which promotes good vision, healthy skin, and a strong immune system. Additionally, it contains high levels of vitamin C, which supports collagen production and boosts the immune system.

Try the recipe at Clean Plates.

Read next: 31 Healthy Soup Recipes For Every Day This Month

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