By Rosie Hatch

Published on February 5, 2017

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Photography by WITH FOOD AND LOVE

You know you should eat your vegetables, and a vibrant soup might just be the best possible way. This ultimate comfort food comes in many flavor varieties, and some are truly visually stunning. From cold green gazpacho to rich red tomato to everything in between, there is a soup recipe for you. Here, we rounded up 11 colorful soup ideas that will have you reaching for your camera.

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Tomato Fennel Soup with Goat Cheese Hearts

This bright and flavorful tomato soup looks great on its own, but top it with an adorable goat cheese heart, and you will instantly have a photo op.

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Alkalizing Green Detox Soup

Get your daily greens and detox at the same time with this recipe. To get that lovely green color, you need spinach, kale, and asparagus. Top it with some garnish, and you’ll be well on your way to excellent health and a pretty Instagram.

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Roasted Vegetable Borscht

If you haven’t heard of borscht, you’re in for a treat. Popular in most Eastern European countries, this type of soup is slightly more sour than American versions. The vegetable medley in this recipe is endless, but the beets give it that rich color. Try it for yourself, and you will be hooked.

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Spicy White Bean and Sweet Corn Gazpacho

If you are looking to try a raw soup, no heating required, this gazpacho is for you. Sweet yellow tomatoes and corn give it the yellow hue, and the blended white beans smooth out the texture. Nice, with a little bit of spice. 

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Anything-You-Have Coconut Curry Soup

The base for this soup goes great with anything (hence the name!). Choose any color or flavor you wish to mix and match to customize your very own version of heaven.

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Cold Cucumber Soup

Who knew soup could be so refreshing? When you’re looking for something light but still full of flavor, this healthy lunch option is a great choice. Much like the beloved tzatziki dip, this recipe calls for cucumber, dill, and Greek yogurt.

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Chilled Blueberry Soup

Intrigue your brunch guests with this sweet dessert-like soup. It makes a great conversation piece and an excellent side dish packed with aromatic flavors like cinnamon and ginger.

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Carrot Butternut Squash Soup

Experience autumnal flavors any time of year with this easy, slow-cooker meal. The soft flavors of orange vegetables mixed with almond milk and spices make for a warm bowl of deliciousness for chilly evenings.

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Beetroot and Apple with Sour Cream and Dill

This pink soup is what #instafood dreams are made of. Sophisticated ingredients like beetroot and crème fraiche may seem intimidating, but it’s worth the extra effort to find them at the market to create this masterpiece.

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Creamy Broccoli and White Bean Soup

What if we told you in less than 30 minutes you can have a side dish that is healthy, delicious, and beautiful? This creamy broccoli soup is wonderful and fast, and the garlicky yogurt topping is a must. 

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Golden Bell Pepper Soup

Sweet potato, carrots and orange bell peppers create a natural gorgeous color you won’t believe is made from just vegetables. Top your bowl with colorful garnishes for a photogenic finish.