cheap family recipes
feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month
- 100 g onion
- 428 g peas
- 20 ml vegetable oil
- 45 g self raising flour
- 20 g red lentils
- 30 g creamed coconut
- 4 tsps marmite or yeast extract dissolved in a mug of hot water
- salt & pepper to taste
- Fry the chopped onions and lentils in the oil.
- Gradually add the marmity stock and 1 litre more water mixing all the time to form a smooth paste, then a smooth liquid.
- Then add the peas and coconut and blitz in a food processor, liquidizer or with a stick blender, the peas will cook sufficiently in the heat of the stock, but you may need to re warm the soup before stirring.
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