Sweet potato and chilli soup
Cost = £1.50 or 75p a portion
This is really quick and easy to make. You will get about 2/3 portions, depending on how greedy you are. I am greedy, so just enough leftover for lunch tomorrow. Here is how:
Finely chop the onion and garlic.
Heat the butter and oil in a large saucepan, and when the butter has melted add the onion. Cook for a couple of minutes and then add the garlic.
Whilst they are softening, peel the sweet potato and chop into small chunks.
Add to the pan.
Stir and cook for a couple of minutes, whilst finely chopping the chilli.
Now add the chilli, stock and seasoning.
Leave to cook on a medium heat for about 30 minutes, or until the sweet potato is soft, and mushy.
Take off heat, and blend if you wish. You could also use a fork to mash up the potato a bit to change the consitency of the soup if you don’t have a food processor or blender.