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lentil & bacon soup recipe

Lentil & Bacon Soup Recipe

A soup that a filling meal in itself. Although it's a lentil & bacon soup recipe, omit the bacon and it's fine for vegetarians. Makes 10 freezable portions.

Courgette and Docellate Soup

Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe

This easy Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe is great for using up the summer time glut of courgettes that we always end up with. Can be frozen.

Tomato & Lentil Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato & Lentil Soup. Adapted from a basic tomato soup recipe with the lentils making it more filling. Makes four to five hearty portions.

Chilled Garlic Soup Recipe

Recipe for Chilled Garlic Soup. Serves 6 people and is delicious although it sounds very unlikely, given the ingredients. No cooking involved.

Curried Parsnip Soup Recipe

Recipe for Curried Parsnip Soup. Perfect for those bitterly cold winter days when parsnips have had their first frost and are at their best.

Danish Fruit Soup Recipe

Recipe for Danish Fruit Soup. Serve with crushed rusks, toasted oatmeal or bread cubes, apple boats or dumplings cooked in the soup for 3-5 minutes.

Carrot and Coriander Soup Recipe

Recipe for Carrot and Coriander Soup. This makes four very large servings with a point’s value of half a point each (weightwatchers).

Creamy Onion Allotment Soup Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Onion Allotment Soup. A vegetarian or easily made vegan recipe that's a refreshing change from French onion soup, Makes 4 bowls of soup

Leek and Celery Soup Recipe

Recipe for Leek and Celery Soup. This easy recipe makes about 2 litres of delicious soup which freezes well. Serve with crusty bread.

Marrow Soup Recipe

Recipe for Marrow Soup. The marrow makes the soup quite creamy but you can swirl in some cream if desired. Add a little chilli sauce to spice up the soup.

Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup. Seasoning is very important. Don't skimp on it or you will have a very bland soup. Taste as you go along.

Simple Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Simple Courgette Soup. Can freeze well and yummy with oaty/seedy bread! Use up the inevitable summer courgette glut with this tasty soup

Rocket and Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Rocket and Courgette Soup. Makes two big bowls. Serve with croutons floated on top or crusty bread. Suitable for vegetarians - easily made vegan

Carrot and Coriander Soup Recipe

Recipe for Carrot and Coriander Soup. A healthy, very easy to make soup that tastes lovely. Nice served with cheese bread. Makes 4 portions.

Spiced Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Courgette Soup. Easy to make and freezes well. Delicious served with a sprinkling of Lemon Pepper and crusty bread.

Courgette Soup with Boursin Recipe

Another Courgette Soup Recipe. This one with boursin (or equivalent). Serves 6 (or 12 if you like small bowls as it is very creamy). Freezes well.

Borlotti Bean Soup Recipe

Recipe for Borlotti Bean Soup. Makes enough soup for 8 people. As this freezes well, you can batch cook. Great recipe for a pressure cooker as well

Vegetable Broth Recipe

This easy flavour full recipe for Vegetable Broth is filling on its own but can be served with some (preferably buttered!) crusty bread. Serves 4.

Cabbage Soup Recipe

This easy to make recipe for Cabbage Soup serves 4. Omit the cream if you are on a diet. Nice with some buttered crusty bread if you're not!

Cream of Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Recipe for Cream of Pumpkin Soup. You don't have to serve it in its shell but it goes down well with kids this way.

Gazpacho Soup Recipe

Recipe for Gazpacho Soup, the famous soup of Southern Spain. Serves 4 - No cooking at all. Perfect served al fresco on a hot summer's day.

Avocado Soup Recipe

A very easy recipe for Avocado Soup. A wonderful summer soup served chilled. No cooking whatsoever involved. Makes enough for 4 people.

Sweetcorn and Potato Soup Recipe

Easy to make recipe for Sweetcorn and Potato Soup that serves 4 - 6. A very filling soup but surprisingly delicate flavour with the sweetcorn

Red Pepper and Kidney Bean Soup Recipe

Recipe for Red Pepper and Kidney Bean Soup. Serves 4. Nice when garnished with some chopped hard-boiled egg and accompanied with some crusty bread.

Tomato Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato Soup. Serves 4 - If the colour is a bit on the pale side, add some tomato puree. Serve with a dash of Worcestershire sauce

Cream of Spinach Soup

Recipe for Cream of Spinach Soup. Serve 4. Rich and satisfying. You can use frozen spinach when it is not in season.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Recipe for Cream of Mushroom Soup. Serves 4 - Nice if served with croutons of fried bread. This is a very rich and satisfying version of mushroom soup.

Celery Soup Recipe

Recipe for Celery Soup. It is very easy to make this rich and creamy celery soup and it tastes delicious. Serves 4.

Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Soup. A simple recipe with a delicious result. Another way to use up the courgette glut!

Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe

This quite straightforward to make Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe serves 4 portions of absolutely delicious soup.

Green Pea Soup Recipe

Recipe for Green Pea Soup. Best with fresh English peas when they are in season as the pods make a huge difference but can be made with frozen.

French Onion Soup Recipe

Recipe for French Onion Soup. Serve the soup in 4 individual soup bowls. Cut the toast into halves and float a piece in each bowl. Sprinkle with cheese.

Cock-a-Leeky Soup Recipe

Recipe for Cock-a-Leeky Soup. For or a richer soup, add 4 oz (112 g) of stoned prunes at the beginning. Enough for at least 4 good helpings.

Leek, Potato and Stilton Soup

Recipe for Leek, Potato and Stilton Soup. Makes about 8 portions but freezes well if you have too much.

Leek, Tomato and Potato Soup Recipe

Recipe for Leek, Tomato and Potato Soup. Makes 6 to 8 servings. Freezes well - omit the cream and pack into plastic containers.

Vichyssoise Recipe

Recipe for Vichyssoise. Can be eaten hot or cold although traditionally eaten cold. Freezes well.

Pea Soup Using Dried Peas Recipe

Recipe for Pea Soup using Dried Peas. Pea soup is very comforting, sweet and delicious. Made with marrowfat dried peas that are grown especially for drying.

Minestrone (Italian Vegetable Soup) Recipe

Recipe for Minestrone (Italian Vegetable) Soup. Sufficient for 4 to 5 servings. A truly delicious soup. Double up on the quantities and freeze.

Bortsch (Beetroot Soup) Recipe

Recipe for Bortsch (Beetroot Soup). A tasty, tart soup. Makes approximately 6 servings.

Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Bacon Recipe

Recipe for Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Bacon. Serve with the bacon and parsley scattered over the top. Use some of your home grown pumpkin in this soup.

Broccoli or Cauliflower and Stilton Soup Recipe

Recipe for Broccoli or Cauliflower and Stilton Soup. Variations from a light soup to a hearty main meal soup - always tasty. Can be very economical as well.

Nantwich Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

Nantwich Jerusalem Artichoke Soup Recipe

When I lived in Nantwich I was surprised to discover this delightful Jerusalem Artichoke Soup Recipe. Tasty and nourishing. Can't be beaten.

Rugbymads Tomato Soup Recipe

Recipe for Rugbymads Tomato Soup. Great for freezing or will keep in the fridge for a couple of days. Just the soup to take to the plot on a winter's day

Leek and Potato Soup Light Recipe

Recipe for Leek and Potato Soup Light. For those on a diet or calorie conscious. Serve with croutons or fresh bread (if you dare!) to add the calories.

Hot Cucumber Soup Recipe

Recipe for Hot Cucumber Soup. If you have a glut of cucumbers, this soup freezes well so you can store the summer glut in this way

Hot Lettuce Soup Recipe

Recipe for Hot Lettuce Soup. Turn a lettuce into delicious soup that's a meal on its own. Alter the calories to suit your diet by amending the recipe

Cream of Cucumber Soup Recipe

Recipe for Cream of Cucumber Soup. Bored with trying to come up with uses for all your home grown cucumbers now the salad seasons over? This soup will help.

Turnip and Potato Soup creamed with Lemon Balm Recipe

Recipe for Turnip and Potato Soup creamed with Lemon Balm. A filling soup that can be adjusted to your taste. Can be served hot or cold.

Cream of Nettle and Asparagus Soup Recipe

Recipe for Cream of Nettle and Asparagus Soup. Serve piping hot with ripped up chunks of crusty loaf with lashings of real butter.

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Recipe for Butternut Squash Soup. Can be frozen and the cream added when warming through after defrosting so you can cook a large batch.

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