If you are on the lookout for some nutritious and easy soup recipes for your kids, you have come to the right place! The following is our top 3 fail-safe soup recipes that your kids will love – as they are not just nutritious, but also really delicious!

1. Sweet potato soup

Your kids will love the creamy texture of this vitamin-packed soup!


2 medium sweet potatoes (peeled)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion (finely chopped)

2 garlic cloves (minced)

1 teaspoon ginger powder

1-2 teaspoons mild curry paste

4 cups chicken or vegetable stock

A handful of pumpkin seeds


1. Chop up sweet potatoes into small, 2cm cubes and set aside.

2. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.

3. Add onion, garlic, ginger and curry paste.

4. Cook for 3 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally.

5. Add sweet potatoes and stir for a minute until coated.

6. Add broth and bring to a boil.

7. Reduce heat and cover with a lid. Simmer for 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

8. Let cool and place in a blender.

9. Puree until it reaches a soup consistency and top with pumpkin seeds to serve.

2. Cauliflower cheese soup

Don’t worry if your kid doesn’t like cauliflower; the yumminess and creaminess of this soup will convert even the most obstinate cauliflower-hater!


A knob of butter

1 large onion (finely chopped)

1 large cauliflower (leaves trimmed and chopped into florets)

1 medium potato (peeled and chopped into chunks)

700ml chicken or vegetable stock

400ml milk

100g mature Cheddar (diced)

A pinch of salt


1. Place butter in a large saucepan heated to medium.

2. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes or until softened, stirring often.

3. Add the cauliflower, potato, stock, milk and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat. Cover with a lid and leave to simmer for about 30 minutes, until cauliflower is soft.

4. Let cool, then place in a blender and blend until you get a thick and creamy soup.

5. Top with cheese pieces to serve.

3. Chicken soup

There is nothing like a hearty bowl of chicken soup to warm the body and soul! This recipe is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.


1 tablespoon olive oil

½ medium onion (chopped)

1 medium carrot (diced)

650ml rich chicken stock

½ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

50g frozen peas

85g canned sweetcorn

55g cooked white rice

110g cooked chicken breast (shredded)

1 teaspoon salt & pepper


1. In a large saucepan, heat oil to medium.

2. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes or until softened, stirring often.

3. Add carrot, stock and thyme and simmer for 5 minutes or until carrot softens.

4. Add the peas and sweetcorn and simmer for 3 minutes.

5. Add the shredded chicken, rice and seasonings to the soup. Simmer for 2 minutes.

6. Serve warm!


Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Recipes adapted from:

1) Genius Kitchen

2) BBC Good Food

3) Annabel Karmel

Chicken Soup Recipe

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