Aaron Calder

Aaron Calder

Self Taught Chef, Blogger, YouTuber, Recipe Maker & Advisor.

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Bean & Veg Soup (Easy & Cheap)

Bean & Vegetable Soup (Easy & Cheap)

Delicious and nutritious vegan food that's easy to make, cheap using ingredients most of us have in our cupboards.
Course: Appetizer, lunch, Main Course
Keyword: cheap vegan, soup, vegan soup
Servings: 8 people


  • 2 cans mixed beans Or use dried beans – soak and cook first
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 sticks celery chopped
  • 1 cup mixed frozen veg or use a tin – drain first
  • 1 stock cube mixed with 500ml boiled water
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tsp pink/sea salt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • season with black pepper


  • In a large pan heat 1 tbsp oil on a medium heat.
    Add the onion, garlic and celery. Fry for a few minutes to soften the veg.
    Add the frozen veg and stir in.
    Add the tomatoes, herbs, spices and stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
    Warning: Soup will be VERY hot!Serve with fresh bread. Check out my recipes for bread on youtube and my website.



Tip: You can use your favourite beans, lentils or mixed beans like I did.


Self taught cook, Blogger, YouTuber, Recipe Maker & Advisor. Living with liver disease & healing through a vegan diet.


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