• 3 Onions, shredded
  • 2 Cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 15g Butter - or oil
  • 2 Vegatable stock cubes
  • 900ml water
  • 2 tea spoons brown sugar - can use white
  • 2 'Good sized' potatoes, cubed
  • 1 Carrot, sliced
  • 1 Table spoon mixed random herbs - coriander, parsley, dill
  • Salt and pepper


  • STEP 1
    Turn hob on and place butter in frying pan or wok on the lit ring. Peel and shred onion and then add to the pan.
  • STEP 2
    Continually move onions around until soft and golden brown. When onions have gone soft and brown, add crushed garlic and mix.
  • STEP 3
    In a large pan boil water, add stock cubes, herbs, sugar, salt and pepper. Then add the onion and garlic mix.
  • STEP 4
    Cut up the potatoes and add to the pan, and then do the same with the carrot.
  • STEP 5
    Simmer on low heat for an hour.
  • STEP 6
    Use a hand-held blender or place the soup into a standalone blender and blits untill thick. Then simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • STEP 7
    Serve with toasted bread and melted cheese, enjoy.

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