How to Make Budget Vegetable Soup

Basic, quick, easy, cheap, and healthy. You may even find these ingredients at the back of the cupboard. This makes about 5-6 portions at about 20p a bowl.

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How to Make Budget Vegetable Soup Recipe
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Things you will need. Try look or a stew pack. Got all this veg for £1. Not the best looking veg but it does not matter it's going in a soup.  This is budget soup after all.

Things you will need. Try look or a stew pack. Got all this veg for £1. Not the best looking veg but it does not matter it's going in a soup. This is budget soup after all.

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Chop your leeks and onion and gently fry in 10g of butter or a table spoon of oil.  Fry for about 5 mins or until you have chopped up the rest of the veg.

Chop your leeks and onion and gently fry in 10g of butter or a table spoon of oil. Fry for about 5 mins or until you have chopped up the rest of the veg.

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Add the carrots and turnip and fry for about 2-3 mins.

Add the carrots and turnip and fry for about 2-3 mins.

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Mix the stock cube up with about 1litre of  boiling water and add to the veg.

Mix the stock cube up with about 1litre of boiling water and add to the veg.

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Bring to the boil, turn the heat down and simmer for 20-25 mins. Stirring occasionally.

Bring to the boil, turn the heat down and simmer for 20-25 mins. Stirring occasionally.

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Blend up with a hand blender. Or mash up with a potato masher for a chunky finish. Don't know why I filmed this bit, just like to make noise I guess :)

Blend up with a hand blender. Or mash up with a potato masher for a chunky finish. Don't know why I filmed this bit, just like to make noise I guess :)

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Salt and pepper to taste. Budget vegetable soup.

Salt and pepper to taste. Budget vegetable soup.

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Not the most exciting soup, but if you are one day from payday and have a Spare couple of pound this is perfect. Serves about 5-6 portions, keeps for three days in a fridge and can be frozen. Enjoy

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