Looking for a rich, velvety soup without the heaviness of cream? These seven lusciously creamy soups all have an amazingly silky texture and call for little to no dairy.  

By F&W Editors
Updated June 28, 2017
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Cream of Carrot Soup with Ginger and Curry

1. Sweet Potato, Chipotle and Apple Soup
Pureed chipotle peppers add terrific smoky flavor to this Mexican-inspired soup.

Sweet potato, chipotle, and apple soup
This silky soup gets its smoky sweetness from pureed chipotle peppers, a Mexican staple, and the surprising addition of apples.

2. Fennel Avgolemono
This velvety, richly flavored soup gets its exquisite texture from eggs.

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3. Celeriac Soup
Chef Julianne Jones makes this easy, creamless soup by pureeing celeriac (celery root) with celery and vegetable stock.

Celeriac Soup
Julianne Jones makes this lovely, luscious soup simply by pureeing celeriac (celery root) with celery and vegetable stock—there’s no cream. For an equally delightful chilled version, Jones recommends thinning the soup with a little more stock.
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4. Cream of Carrot Soup with Ginger and Curry
Coconut milk gives this brilliant soup its creamy texture.

Cream of Carrot Soup with Ginger and Curry

5. Lemony Coconut and Broccoli Soup
Zesting lemon peel into a freshly pureed soup adds fantastic citrus flavor.

Lemony Coconut and Broccoli Soup
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6. Cauliflower-and-Cashew Soup with Apple
Almond milk and pureed raw cashews make this vegan soup extra-creamy.

Cauliflower-and-Cashew Soup with Apple

7. Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup
This perfect fall soup can be made in just 45 minutes.

Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup