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Budget soup recipes

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Save money with our simple soups using cheap ingredients. Costing only £1 or less per serving, these budget-friendly blends are big on flavour but low on cost.

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  • Vegetable soup in a bowl with crusty bread

    Versatile veg soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.101 ratings

    Try a basic soup recipe that can be adapted for whatever veg you've got in the fridge. Serve with creme fraiche and fresh herbs

  • Moroccan chickpea soup

    Moroccan-style chickpea soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.304 ratings

    For something hearty and warming with aromatic spice, this chickpea soup is an easy winner

  • Passover chicken soup with horseradish dill matzo balls served in a large bowl

    Jewish chicken soup

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this comforting chicken soup to kick off celebrations for the Jewish festival of Passover. Take your matzo balls up a notch with punchy horseradish and dill

  • Healthy courgette, potato & cheddar soup in a white bowl topped with cheese

    Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.294 ratings

    This healthy low-calorie soup is a delicious way to use up courgettes when they're in season. Plus it's freezable, so you can make it in summer and enjoy all year

  • Real tomato soup

    Real tomato soup

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.140 ratings

    Creamy tomato soup is the stuff of childhood, and it's easy to make yourself. Emma Lewis shows you how

  • Leek & potato soup garnished with chives, buttered leeks & cream

    Leek & potato soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.316 ratings

    Of the winter soups, leek and potato is one of the most comforting and familiar. This easy Vichyssoise recipe by Darina Allen makes the most of seasonal, local veg

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.106 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

  • Cauliflower cheese soup

    Cauliflower cheese soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.174 ratings

    Throw a new spin on this comforting classic by blending into a smooth and creamy soup

  • Roasted sweet potato & carrot soup in a saucepan

    Roasted sweet potato & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.192 ratings

    This silky smooth, super versatile vegetarian soup is perfect for a dinner party starter, everyday dinner or warming lunch. Plus it's two of your five-a-day

  • Minestrone in minutes

    Minestrone in minutes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.110 ratings

    Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper

  • Minty pea & potato soup

    Minty pea & potato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.81 ratings

    This vibrant soup is fresh-tasting and substantial enough to have for dinner

  • Rustic vegetable soup in a pan

    Rustic vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.36 ratings

    This vegetarian soup is packed with vegetables and lentils - it's healthy, low fat and full of flavour. To bulk it up, why not add borlotti beans or chicken?

  • Red lentil & chorizo soup

    Red lentil & chorizo soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.115 ratings

    Sweet smoked paprika and cumin flavour this rustic blend topped with spicy Spanish sausage

  • Courgette & tomato soup

    Courgette & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.74 ratings

    Batch cook a vegetable soup when you have a seasonal bounty and you'll always have a healthy meal in the freezer

  • Creamy leek & bean soup

    Creamy leek & bean soup

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    This healthy, low-fat soup is based on the classic leek and potato, but cannellini beans replace the potatoes – as they contribute to your 5-a-day

  • Creamy tomato soup

    Creamy tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.80 ratings

    A low-fat, vegetarian soup that everyone will love - passata and whole milk give a silky smooth finish

  • Sweet potato and lentil soup

    Sweet potato & lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.307 ratings

    Satisfying and simple to make, homemade soup is a great supper or take-to-work lunch.

  • Lentil & bacon soup

    Lentil & bacon soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.113 ratings

    Blend your storecupboard pulses with cumin, turmeric and garlic to create this robust soup with crispy pancetta topping

  • Ajo blanco

    Ajo blanco

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Miriam's easy, chilled almond soup makes a refreshing starter and only has 4 ingredients for an authentic Spanish taste

  • Moroccan harira

    Moroccan harira

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.28 ratings

    This is a healthy vegetarian version of the classic Moroccan soup with plenty of cumin, turmeric and cinnamon, each offering different health benefits, plus it's low in fat and calories too

  • Summer carrot, tarragon & white bean soup

    Summer carrot, tarragon & white bean soup

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    This satisfying, low-fat, low-calorie vegan soup provides three of your five-a-day. It's suitable for freezing so why not make a few meals out of it?

  • Peppered potato soup

    Peppered potato soup

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    This thrifty dinner party leek and potato soup recipe has an attractive pale colour from using the bottom end of the allium and a bouquet garni

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