Try this quick idea for an easy, nutritious, bean-based meal that the whole family will love.
A wholesome meal-in-a-bowl, this soup is similar to Scotch broth, but made with lean diced rabbit rather than lamb. Aromatic tarragon and a mixture of vegetables give the soup a fabulous flavour, and an accompaniment of Scottish-style oatcakes brings a contrasting texture to complete the meal.
Seasonal vegetables are cooked in beef consommé with delicate Parma ham to make a fresh, nourishing and fuss-free soup. Accompany with Cheddar Chutney Pittas (page 53). Delicious!
Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, red wine and tortellini - this hearty soup combines favourite ingredients from an Italian kitchen.
This is a rich potato & mussel seafood soup that will truly warm the cockles of your heart on even the coldest of days. Accompany with warm crusty bread and good company!
A hearty winter soup which gets its delicious flavour and lovely colour from a combination of ingredients: red peppers, tomatoes, peanut butter, chilli pepper and brown rice.
This Italian stew marries small pasta shapes and beans to make a filling supper dish.
Other winter vegetables can be used in this thick, warming soup. Try Jerusalem artichokes or swede in place of the parsnips or carrots. Garlic sippets are also very good with this.
Peas and ham are perfect partners and make classic comfort food. Here they are brought snappily up to date with a swirl of soft cheese and a little nutmeg. Serve with soda bread or toasted wholegrain ‘soldiers’. Delicious!
Keep your kitchen stocked with bacon, passata and chickpeas for this warm, comforting soup.