Sweet aniseed-flavoured fennel and mushrooms make a delicious combination in this smooth vegetable soup, topped with a cheesy garnish. Serve with chunks of rustic bread to make a satisfying meal.
Try this quick idea for an easy, nutritious, bean-based meal that the whole family will love.
This spicy stew is simple to make with canned tomatoes and flageolet beans. Try serving with thick plain yoghurt and crusty bread or boiled rice for a complete meal.
A true winter warmer, cheap to make, Always a hit with everyone, make it for the Veggie in your life or add some bacon and even the biggest meateater will be impressed. Good way to use up those odd vegetables that don't quite make a serving on their own.
This has been adapted from a recipe a colleague gave me. Its so easy to make that I always have the ingredients to hand for when I get a hankering for soup.
This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed pulses, making it an excellent source of fibre. Enjoy it with some crusty French bread to mop up the delicious liquid.
This is one of the simplest soups to make with wonderful exotic flavours provided by lemongrass, coconut, ginger and chilli. The addition of instant soup noodles makes it quick and easy to prepare in one pan.
This cheering, main meal soup is sure to appeal to the heartiest of appetites. Lean pieces of beef are simmered slowly in a rich, spicy tomato and red pepper broth that's studded with golden sweetcorn and creamy butter beans. Serve with warm tortillas to complete the meal.
A rich stew of beef and vegetables is slow-cooked to melting tenderness and infused with Mediterranean flavours. Try serving with mashed potatoes.
Silverside is a lean cut of beef, but you can also use plain or salt brisket. The dumplings puff to twice their original size, so allow plenty of room in the casserole.
More of a stew than a soup – a big bowl of this sustaining, meaty broth is guaranteed to keep you going until the next meal.
A traditional French cassoulet would take several hours to cook, but you can make this shortcut version using canned beans and succulent, quick-browned duck breasts, then leave it to bubble on the hob. Serve with crusty garlic bread and steamed Savoy cabbage.
Keep your kitchen stocked with bacon, passata and chickpeas for this warm, comforting soup.
A warm casserole of sausages, baked beans and vegetables makes a hearty, satisfying meal on a chilly evening.
Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, red wine and tortellini - this hearty soup combines favourite ingredients from an Italian kitchen.
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.
A very tasty, hearty and rich flavoured meal, great with rice or crusty bread, a bottle of wine or a beer! Make in advance to improve the flavours.
This is a hearty, warm and healthy soup. Easy to make for beginners. I came up with this recipe when I was looking for a soup to make for my partner and I to take to work for lunch. I needed something that would last at least 6 portions and that would be suitable for freezing. I wanted to ensure I was keeping the budget low and the goodness high so opted for swede instead of potato and beans instead of meat. I believe this soup would be to everyone's liking, even the kids.
This is a recipe I adapted from my grandmother's. This warm and comforting soup is easy to make and perfect for a Sunday evening with crusty ciabatta.
My quick and easy chicken soup recipe. So easy, your kids can make it.