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Budget recipe binder – Laura’s carrot and coriander soup

calendar03 December 2014

Budget recipe binder – Laura’s carrot and coriander soup

We hope you've been enjoying last week's recipe from our binder, especially on these cold evenings! We've got another wholesome, warming one for you this week...

This weeks' budget recipe: Laura's carrot and coriander soup.

Laura, from our Creative Media team, says: 'We used to go crazy for this when my mum cooked it – and still do! It's one of my staple soups for cold days, and really nutritious.'

Preparation time: 15 mins, cooking time: 30 mins, serves 4-6.
Total cost = approx. £1.44*

Ingredients
1kg carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground mace
1.5l chicken stock
Knob of butter
Salt and pepper

Method
Melt the knob of butter in a large saucepan.
Add the onions, salt and pepper and fry for a couple of minutes, then add the carrots and spices and stir until all veg is coated evenly. Fry for another 5 mins.
Add the stock, bring to the boil, and simmer for 30 mins.
Blend the soup and enjoy with some nice crusty bread!

*prices from Tesco correct at time of publishing

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