As we have probably told you before, soup is one of our favorite genres of food. We love to make soup recipes all year long, whether it's freezing cold or blistering hot outside. Spring soups are some of our favorites, because we get to highlight some of our favorite produce within them. One thing we didn't realize before pulling these recipes together is just how green most of the springtime foods we love to eat are.

The best spring soup recipes bridge the gap between the seasons. Some of these soups can be served either hot or cold, some are filled to the brim with chunky vegetables and some are puréed glassy smooth. Whether vegetable or meat-based, we've said goodbye to the stick-to-your-ribs, hearty root vegetable purées of winter, and are saying hello to lighter, (mildly) healthier spring dishes. What's your favorite soup to make in the springtime?

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