cheap family recipes
feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month
- 800 g onions
- 400 g potato (washed not peeled) and cubed
- 100 g carrots
- 1 stock cube
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- chilli/garam if you fancy!
- 60 g bacon cut into titchy pieces and fried with the onion
- salt and pepper
- 1 tblsp vinegar
- 6 slices home made bread from your baking this week
- Chop the onion and bacon with about 1tsp of garlic powder and fry them up
- Cube the potatoes (about 1cm cubed) no need to peel if they don't need it. Fry them for a few minutes, sprinkling over the stock cube.
- Then, after about 5 mins cooking, pour in 1.8 litres of hot water from the kettle, sprinkle in some salt and pepper and cover and cook until the veg are soft.
- Whizz up with a stick blender. Taste, adjust seasonings and serve. You can add more water if your soup is too thick.
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