By Allrecipes Magazine

Bowls of comfort.

Warm up with five classic soups packed with seasonal produce, spices, and herbs—all perfect for a chilly fall day.

1. Cream of Cauliflower Soup II

"This is a delicious, quick, and simple recipe that tastes wonderful puréed or left rustic." —CLTNCOOK

"My son had two big bowls and wanted all the leftovers to himself. I was generous with the garlic (six large cloves) and skipped the sherry." —SHAHNE

Photo: Kim Cornelison

2. Lentil Soup with Lemon

"Includes chicken broth, carrot, onion, some spices, and a splash of lemon. Flexible and very delicious!!" —JODI

Photo: Kim Cornelison

3. Curried Butternut Squash Soup

"So good! I added cauliflower with the squash and stirred in 2 tablespoons lime juice." —DJWLAEL

"Tip: Try an immersion blender to purée the soup right in the pot. It's easier, and it reduces the risk of burning your hands with hot soup." —LISASCHEPP

Photo: Kim Cornelison

4. Hungarian Mushroom Soup

"I was in a rush and only bought 8 ounces of mushrooms, but it was still enough." —JENINDEN

"I've made this soup many times. It's always a favorite! Try using half regular and half smoked paprika for another flavor element." —LANGLOISS

Photo: Kim Cornelison

5. Italian Wedding Soup

"Add a can of kidney beans for a heartier soup." —CINDY KING

"I subbed in frozen chopped spinach for the escarole—this was delicious and easy!" —GINAH1

Photo: Kim Cornelison

Get more recipes for fall soups and stews.

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2018 issue of Allrecipes Magazine.