The Soup You Should Have, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Chicken noodle or lobster bisque? An astrologer says this soup is your perfect match.
With the nights getting chillier, it's the perfect time to break out your favorite fall recipes. And when you're looking to enjoy something filling, flavorful, and cozy, there's nothing quite like a warm bowl of soup. From classic chicken noodle to sophisticated lobster bisque to seasonal butternut squash, there are endless soup varieties. If you need help deciding what to eat, why not look to the stars? Keep reading to hear from Best Life's resident astrologer to see which soup you should have, based on your zodiac sign. And don't forget to grab yourself a bread bowl or oyster crackers (and be sure to leave room for seconds).
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Lauren Ash is a St. Louis-based astrologer and lifestyle writer. Ash is the resident astrologer for Best Life, Glam, and Sanctuary Astrology. Follow Lauren on Twitter and Instagram or subscribe to her blog for monthly horoscopes.
Aries: Hot and Sour Soup
It's no secret that Aries likes to bring the heat. As the fiery first sign of the zodiac, you're passionate, determined, and not afraid to stand out. You like to get as much done as you can, and your relentless determination is a hallmark of your success. Hot and sour soup shares your signature spice and flavor. Packed with your choice of protein and lots of fresh veggies, this soup will fill you up without slowing you down, giving you the energy to keep going all day (or night!) long.
Taurus: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Tauruses are dependable people who prefer quality over quantity. For you, less is more—as long as it's exactly what you want since you're known for loving luxury. A soup that takes a bit of time to prepare doesn't scare you. In fact, you're a bit of a self-proclaimed foodie, so you'll do whatever it takes to ensure the dish turns out perfectly. Roasted butternut squash soup is an autumn classic that uses a few humble ingredients to deliver maximum flavor. Serve it alongside some homemade garlic bread and your favorite glass of wine, and you've got a restaurant-worthy meal in the comfort of your own home.
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Gemini: Egg Drop Soup
People call you the chatty socialite of the zodiac, and while it's true that you like to have a good time, there's more to your personality than that. You're also very smart and soak up new information like a sponge. Between your hobbies, your friends, your job, your relationship, and your side hustle, you have little time to plan elaborate and intricate meals. Egg drop soup is a simple dish that takes minutes to make and tastes great, too. It can be made in bulk and works great as leftovers. It's also easy enough to order from your favorite takeout spot!
Cancer: Chicken Noodle Soup
Cancer is the most sentimental zodiac sign. Always putting others before yourself, people know they can count on you in times of need. As someone who's closely tuned into your own emotions, you create a comforting environment for your loved ones. But it's important to take care of yourself, too. So, the next time you're feeling under the weather or just need a cozy pick-me-up, break out your family's chicken noodle soup recipe for a little taste of home. It doesn't need to be fancy to be delicious. Just toss your ingredients in a crockpot, flip on your favorite Netflix movie, and relax.
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Leo: Lobster Bisque
Leos are confident and charismatic. Whether you're at work, hanging with friends, or meeting new people, you always find yourself as the center of attention. People just seem to be attracted to your sense of humor and warm personality. For this reason, you've grown accustomed to indulging in the richness of life, and your taste in soup is no different. Lobster bisque is a bright and creamy classic with plenty of elevated flavors. Topped with a delicious crema and pieces of lobster meat, it'll leave you feeling satisfied and a bit spoiled.
Virgo: Creamy Tortellini Soup
Virgos are practical and straightforward, thanks largely in part to being an earth sign. You like what you like and don't tend to stray from your favorites. You'd rather keep it simple and focus on the things that really matter, including having a regular diet and exercise routine. You're a lover of all things natural and healthy, which is why your soup of choice needs to have plenty of fresh vegetables. However, you're not trying to limit yourself either! Chicken tortellini soup has the perfect combination of greens, delicious pasta, and a touch of cream. Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too, Virgo?
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Libra: Italian Wedding Soup
Always charming, tactful, and easygoing, Libras thrive in almost any social situation. As the sign of scales and balance, you know that the partnerships you build and the friendships you make are just as important to succeeding in life as having the skills. It only makes sense to give Italian Wedding Soup to the sign of love, but the name is also a reference to the way the flavors combine in harmony. Delicious and hearty, it's packed with the freshest ingredients and each bite is sure to bring some comfort to your day.
Scorpios like to give off a too-cool-for-school attitude, but you're more sensitive than meets the eye. Intense and loyal, there's no keeping things casual with you. Once you're invested in something or someone, you're all in. You're the deep and passionate sign of the zodiac, so your soup of choice will have just as many layers to uncover. Minestrone is the perfect base for you to create your own unique spin on this soup. Add as much spice as you like and sneak in your favorite veggies and protein for a meal that is sure to surprise and satisfy.
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Sagittarius: Spiced Pumpkin Soup
Outgoing Sagittarians don't take themselves too seriously. As someone who is always looking to improve, you naturally find yourself drawn to new people and experiences—and that extends to experimenting in the kitchen. Whether you're trying a new recipe you found online or you're hoping to recreate a favorite dish from your travels, you're not afraid to fail (which is why you often succeed!). The next time you're looking to switch things up, give a seasonal spiced pumpkin soup a spin. Easy to prepare and even easier to customize, you're just a dash or two of your favorite hot sauce away from some serious satisfaction.
Capricorn: French Onion Soup
While others rely on connections or charm to get ahead, ambitious Capricorns know nothing beats good old-fashioned hard work. You're incredibly disciplined, so you prefer taking a traditional approach to getting things done. French onion soup is the ideal match for your love of the classics. In fact, you'll find you have a lot in common with this favorite soup. It might not be as flashy or opulent as other dishes, but you can always rely on this soup to deliver a tasty meal. Sound like anyone you know, Capricorn?
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Forward-thinking and open-minded, there's nothing you won't try at least once, Aquarius. As the rebel of the zodiac, you're always looking at things from a new perspective. So, why not broaden your idea of what counts as soup and give gazpacho a try? This cold dish is a staple in Spain and Portugal and has a delicious blend of fresh vegetables. Finish off this classic coastal soup by adding chopped fresh herbs for a bright and refreshing twist of your own.
Pisces: Coconut Lentil Soup
Pisces are the daydreamers of the zodiac. You have an alluring charm that can be intoxicating to some and hard to pin down to others. But none of that is of any concern; you don't let others' opinions keep you from leaving your unique and creative mark on the world. A rich and flavorful coconut lentil curry soup has just as much flair as you. The protein-packed lentils will keep you full, while the coconut and lime add a zesty twist. And because you love the beach, the waves, and all things oceanic, this tropical delight is perfect for warming you up while you wistfully dream of summer days.