by Nigel Slater

A budget-friendly soup that's healthy and filling. Chop and change the ingredients for your favourite vegetables and beans.

This soup is perfect for whipping up ahead of time and popping in the freezer. Just leave to cool and store in a freezer-proof container. It will keep in the freezer for up to 2 months.

This meal provides 183 kcal, 6g protein, 18.5g carbohydrate (of which 10g sugars), 9.5g fat (of which 1.3g saturates), 6.5g fibre and 1.7g salt per portion.

Light meals & snacks

Buyer's guide

You can buy cannellini beans dried or canned – borlotti beans make a good replacement if you can’t find them.