Category Archives: Soups

Chinese style Chicken & Sweetcorn Soup

Ingredients for 4 1 tin creamed sweetcorn 4 tin measures of chicken stock 1/2 tin measure frozen corn 1 chicken breast, poached and shredded Garnish 2 sliced spring onions Splash of sesame oil to taste, careful it is strong Method … Continue reading

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Mexican Soup for 2

Ingredients 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tin chicken stock using tomato tin to measure 1/2 cup each of carrot, turnip, onion, courgette & mushroom all chopped 1/2 tin red kidney beans 1/2 teaspoonful of cumin Chilli flakes to taste, some … Continue reading

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Indian Chickpea & Vegetable Curry Soup for 2

2 teaspoonfuls of vegetable oil 1 chopped onion 1 teaspoonful of grated ginger 1 chopped garlic clove 2 teaspoonfuls of garam masala Chilli flakes to taste 3/4 pint chicken stock 1 large chopped carrot 1/2 of a 14oz tin of … Continue reading

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Mexican Tomato Soup

1 jar passata 2 jars chicken stock 1 onion sliced 1 carrot peeled and sliced 1 clove garlic 2 teaspoons mild chilli powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 cup red lentils Soften onion, garlic and carrot  … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup

Quantities here are VERY flexible depending on the size of your pot and the number of portions. I have never been very good at making a half pot of anything! The basic ingredients however are as follows. Oil chopped onion … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

Serves four 2 cups sweetcorn-frozen is fine 1 medium potato diced 1 onion diced 1 sweet potato diced 1 grated carrot 1/2 oz butter 1 litre chicken stock Heat butter in pan and add onion. Cook gently until soft but … Continue reading

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Auld Grannies Chicken Soup

3 Medium Carrots Chopped 1 Large Leek Chopped – Include the Green 2 Long Stalks of Celery Chopped 1/2 New Turnip Chopped 2 Medium Potatoes Chopped 1 Medium Onion Chopped 1 Medium Carrot Grated 2 x Chicken Leg Quarters Small … Continue reading

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Spicy lentil soup

For at least eight 300gm red lentils 2 litres chicken stock[made from cubes is fine] 2 celery stalks chopped 1 large onion chopped 2 med carrots chopped Thumb size piece of ginger sliced into small matchsticks 2 med tomatoes chopped … Continue reading

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Spicy Chickpea & Squash Soup

Olive oil 1 large onion finely chopped 4 celery sticks finely sliced 1 tin chopped tomatoes 3 cloves garlic peeled and chopped 1 level teaspoon ground cumin 1 level teaspoon ground coriander pinch of saffron 1 or two fresh red … Continue reading

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Parsnip Soup

2 tbls oil 1 onion chopped 1 garlic glove crushed 1 tbls mild curry paste or powder 450g / 1lb parsnips, cut into 21/2/1in chunks 600ml/1pint chicken stock salt and pepper 4 tbls low-fat natural yoghurt fresh chopped chives to … Continue reading

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Onion Soup

1350g/3lbs onions Coarse salt 3 large tbsp beef dripping 4-5 heaped tbsp plain flour 4 pints stock Tomato puree Pesto Fresh parmesan to serve 1. Slice onions and place in a pan with coarse salt and beef dripping. Cook in … Continue reading

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John’s Onion Soup

Ingredients – Serves 6 People 6 Large Onion 1 Packet of Knorr Oxtail Soup (powdered) 3 Pints of Water 1/2 Bottle Red Wine – cheap stuff 2 Tbsp of Sugar 50gms Butter 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Cloves … Continue reading

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