Everyone’s kitchen from home #5 – Broth soup and the famous banana bread

Are you planning on emptying your fridge and getting rid of spoiled bananas? Stop! This menu is for you.

Broth soup and banana bread

Why do we love this soup?

  • Easy
  • Full of vegetables
  • Filling
  • Can make big quantities and have leftover
  • Low cost

Broth soup

Ingredient (x6) Cost per serving £0.30

  • 200 g broth mix soaked overnight in plenty of cold water 
  • 500 g carrots diced 
  • 1 large onion roughly chopped 
  • 1 potato 
  • 1 tbsp oil 
  • 2.5 litres vegetable stock 
  • 1 leek 
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • Optional: celery, kale, spinach, savoy cabbage


  • Heat the oil in a large pan or pressure cooker. 
  • Add the onions and stir fry on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes 
  • Add carrots and stir fry them with the onion for a further 3-4 minutes. 
  • Add the broth mix and stock, season with salt and freshly ground pepper. 
  • If cooking without pressure cooker, simmer gently for approximately 40 minutes or until the grains and pulses are soft. 
  • Check seasoning and adjust as required. 

Once again, we are baking the banana bread. We just can’t get enough of it!

Total cost £1.50 (Lidl)

Published by Nadegegrows

Garden Assistant/Tend and Share project worker

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