10 ZENB Recipes to Celebrate Soup Season

If you listen closely, you’ll hear the sigh from a thousand instant pot release buttons sounding in the distance. That’s right — soup season has arrived. As soon as the first mildly yellow leaf falls and the temperature drops even close to 70°F, we're ready with our sweaters on and our stock pots at hand.


Put simply, we're hype for soup. And if you, like us, are shifting into soup mode at the slightest provocation: you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of plant-fueled recipes to help you get all the soup-spiration you need for this new season of cooking!

Two bowls of minestrone soup made with ZENB Elbows pasta sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

Derived from the word minestra, Italian for soup, this hearty dish filled with vegetables, beans, and plant-fueled ZENB Pasta takes comfort food to a whole new level. Top with parmesan for a dash of cheesy goodness and dig in!

Added alt tag: A bowl of ribollita soup filled with ZENB Elbows Pasta garnished with cheese.

Skip the bread bowl — this traditional Italian stew already has bread in the soup. 🤯 With earthy cannellini beans, seasoned with thyme and topped with parmesan, you’ll find this veggie-full stew surprisingly hearty on a chilly (and delicious) evening in.

A bowl of Tom Yum-style soup made with ZENB Elbows Pasta garnished with cilantro, sambal, and lime.

Tired of buying it from Gus at the Stardrop Saloon? Save some gold and make this Thai soup at home. With hot, sweet, and sour mixing together to form the perfect broth to nestle in chicken and ZENB Elbows — this soup brings comfort (with a kick).

A bowl of creamy mushrooms with ZENB Elbows Pasta.

Creamy AND vegan are no longer polar opposites! Introducing our ultimate vegan soup, where thyme and tamari blend to create the perfect hint of umami, while cashew milk adds vegan-friendly creaminess that dairy can only dream of.

A bowl of beef pho made with ZENB Rotini pasta with hoisin and Sriracha sauce.

Hold the phone. ✋ Before you order takeout, consider recreating your favorite flavors at home. With jalapeños to give it a kick, a rich (but light!) broth to even out the flavors, and healthy, delicious ZENB Pasta instead of traditional noodles, a Vietnamese dish with a massive following just got a little bit better.

A bowl of chicken soup loaded with ZENB Elbows Pasta and vegetables.

We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again (and again, and again): dirty dishes are the worst part of cooking. Fill up with soup without filling up your sink with this one-pot recipe! This chicken soup has all the right spices to heal any spots a stressful day might have caused.

A bowl of tomato soup made with ZENB Sweet Carrot & Tomato Pasta Sauce and coconut.

If there’s any soup to transport you right back to cold-season sick days, it’s a classic tomato. Nourish your inner child with this dairy-free take on a nostalgic classic (pro tip: although the soup is vegan, we wouldn’t oppose a grilled cheese on the side).

A bowl of veggie-filled soup filled in a broth made ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Basil Pasta Sauce.

Sometimes you just have to veg out. 🛋️ Whether it’s a bad hair day or an especially long commute weighing on you, there are few problems a bowl of well-made vegetable soup can’t solve. Level up your relaxation routine with ZENB Gourmet Pasta Sauce + fall veggies for a new meaning of couch potato.

A bowl of ZENB Rotini Pasta and spinach in a ginger garlic broth garnished with crushed red pepper.

Our favorite pasta + punchy, aromatic spices? Bring it on. Thinly sliced garlic and grated ginger give this soup the perfect base for ZENB Rotini to soak up even more serious flavor. Factor in its 30 minute active time, and you’ve got yourself some hot dinner plans. 🔥


A bowl of ZENB Elbows Pasta and cannellini beans in a broth and topped with parmesan and fresh rosemary.

Say Silencio Bruno to boring dinners! Literally translating to pasta and beans in Italian, this soup is sure to banish all bad vibes and set you up for a stress-free evening. With cannellini beans to bring on the plant-based protein + ZENB Pasta for more plant-fueled fun, there’s no occasion this soup isn’t suited for.


What are you still doing making 🧊cold🧊 salads? Roll up your sleeves, find (or make!) your favorite broth, and start celebrating soup season!


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