Soups

Winter’s Bounty Vegetable Soup- $11.37 recipe/ $1.26 serving

This is about the prettiest soup I’ve ever made! It’s so fragrant and flavorful and overflowing with amazing fresh winter produce! Sometimes in the winter we eat so much heavy food that I find myself craving vegetable rich entrees that are still hearty and filling. The combination of rich porcini mushrooms, soft white potatoes, carrots,… Continue reading Winter’s Bounty Vegetable Soup- $11.37 recipe/ $1.26 serving

Soups

Smoky Turkey Barley Soup- $10.42 recipe/ $1.16 serving

I made this today to help use up some leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. I enjoy classic holiday food, but usually post Thanksgiving and Christmas I find myself craving a little more flavor. This soup isn’t particularly spicy, but it is smoky, full-bodied, and delicious- it’s also really easy to make, it only takes 40 minutes.… Continue reading Smoky Turkey Barley Soup- $10.42 recipe/ $1.16 serving

Freezer Meals · Frugal Living & Thrifty Ideas · Soups

Freezer Meal: Turkey Vegetable Soup- $20.32 recipe/$1.70 serving (makes 12 servings)

I spend $200 or less per month to feed two adults in mega expensive New York City. If you simply make real food from scratch, and eliminate eating out for convenience sake, I guarantee you will slash your budget. Freezer meals are a huge help in this department, they ensure that you won’t fold and… Continue reading Freezer Meal: Turkey Vegetable Soup- $20.32 recipe/$1.70 serving (makes 12 servings)

Soups

Broccoli Carrot Cream Soup- $4.49 recipe/ $0.45 serving

I love soup. I am that oddball person who cooks up a big pot of soup when it’s 80 degrees outside, and this is a super cheap and delicious option-it makes 10 servings! The key to a great warm weather soup is flavor and texture. In the dead of winter, chunky beef and thick creamy… Continue reading Broccoli Carrot Cream Soup- $4.49 recipe/ $0.45 serving

Soups · Uncategorized

Carrot Country Dumpling Soup-$4.41 recipe/$0.74 serving

  Homemade dumplings like these are a bit of a throwback, I rarely see them on menus or in cookbooks. But these pillowy bites have been a mainstay of frugal and poor people for hundreds of years. They are quick and easy to make, decidedly unfussy, and if you use non-dairy butter it is suitable… Continue reading Carrot Country Dumpling Soup-$4.41 recipe/$0.74 serving

Soups

Alphabet Soup – $3.86 recipe/ $0.48 serving

This recipe is easy and quick, and if you have extra vegetables you need to get rid of- you can always add them in. The alphabet pasta makes this soup a little more fun, but if you wanted to cut the cost further you could replace the pasta with rice. Ingredients- ($3.86 recipe/ $0.48 serving)… Continue reading Alphabet Soup – $3.86 recipe/ $0.48 serving

Soups

New England Clam Chowder- $12.50 recipe/$1.56 serving

I’m pretty proud of this recipe. It was snowing all day yesterday so I decided to try and make one of my favorite soups. My fella is from New England, and we met when we were both living in Boston- so naturally we’re both pretty big fans of clam chowder. I looked through dozens of… Continue reading New England Clam Chowder- $12.50 recipe/$1.56 serving