Scotch Broth

Scotch Broth - serves 8 (freezeable)

Soup is the ultimate budget-friendly supper. To make delicious cheap soup, all you need are some nice vegetables, stock and a few flavourings. Here’s an example recipe but soup is so versatile you can swap out any vegetables for your favourite green and root vegetables and instead of pearl barley try red lentils or split peas, or even pasta and rice!


Serves 8 (freezeable)
250g carrots, peeled and diced
250g turnips, diced
2 onions, peeled and diced
1 celery stalk, diced
1 leek, white part only, sliced
75g pearl barley
2.3 litres stock

Heat all of the ingredients in a large saucepan until boiling
Reduce the heat and simmer for 2-3 hours
Season to taste with salt and pepper, enjoy