5 Awesome recipes to use the leftover soup from lunch

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How many times have you bought soup for lunch in an effort to save money and eat healthy, and thrown half (or more often a third) away? Well, we've got delicious recipe ideas to use it up.

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Soup is a glorious thing, especially when you're trying to diet and stay healthy at work, but what do you do with the leftovers?

You know, the bit that just isn't enough for a full portion, or even if it is, may just be one bowl of soup to many...

Rather than waste your money chucking it away, why not try one of these recipes instead - think of the cash you'll save, and the Mulberry bags you could buy!

Excellent leftover soup recipes



Shakshuka eggs
The Middle Eastern egg dish that's been taking over brunch tables all over the country.

Switch the chopped tomato for you leftover tomato soup - we've tried it, it works a treat.

Risotto
Any chicken broth can be doubled as stock - the main base of a risotto.

As soup would probably be too flavoursome, adding hot water to leftovers give you both the right amount at the right level of flavour.

Couscous salad
Vegetable broth can also be used as a perfect stock for things like couscous.

Soak the couscous in the leftover soup to create an easy salad for lunch the next day - much tastier than just adding water.

Chicken pie
For anyone who likes a thick chicken soup, you can add flavour to a chicken pie with leftover soup.

You may need to add more chicken but it will give you an instant sauce, even if you chose a soup that never even had chicken.

Why not try pumpkin?

Bung it in a Pyrex dish and cover with puff pastry.

Bean stew
Any thick tomatoey, veggie soups make the perfect base for a stew. They're halfway there really.

Add more water and some mixed beans and spice.

Meat eaters can chuck in some added chorizo.

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