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Everyday Soup

Published Wednesday, 12 September, 2012 by Aisling Bury

Cheap, yummy and good for winter!



  • 3 large carrots
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 500ml of chicken or veg stock
  • as many frozen peas as you like!
  • knob of butter
  • italian herbs
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • a splash of worcester sauce (optional)


1. Chop the carrots, potatoes, onion and garlic. Prepare the stock.

2. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onions and garlic for about 3 minutes.

3. Turn down the heat and add the butter, carrots, potatoes and the seasoning. Stir all together.

4. Add the tomatoes and stock. Turn up the heat again and cook for 10 minutes.

5. Add the frozen peas and stir.

6. Place in the oven for 10 minutes.

7. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before blending or crushing with a potato masher.

the main ingredients cost about £2 from sainsbury's and makes enough for 4 meals.

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