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5 shortcut soup recipes

It’s no secret to home cooks that a tin of soup can add a bunch of flavour to your meals with little effort. Whether it’s a tomato condensed soup added to your bolognese or a quick casserole made from cream of chicken soup, veggies and meat, this simple hack gives you all the flavour you need and still fits nicely into your budget. If you’re not sure where to start, try one of our five easy soup recipes.

1. Stroganoff soup

When you’re short on time this one is sure to help you out. With only five ingredients, five minutes prep and five minutes cooking time you’ll have dinner on the table in no time at all. A tin of Heinz Creamy Mushroom with a Hint of Thyme soup, a packet of premade pasta, a dollop of sour cream and you’re all set. 

2. Mexican-style pumpkin soup

Give Butternut Pumpkin soup a boost with some crunchy corn chips, a scattering of avocado and a spicy jalapeno and coriander salsa. It only takes 20 minutes to create this simple Mexican style soup for an easy vegetarian meal.

3. Chicken and corn soup with crab

This chicken and corn soup with crab turns canned soup into a spicy Asian-style masterpiece. Add canned crab meat, whisked egg white, soy sauce and chilli to this budget-friendly staple and have dinner ready in 15 minutes.

4. Tomato and basil soup with chilli and parmesan

Take Coles Tomato and Basil Soup, add flavour-packed padron chillies and serve with a side of parmesan crisps. This easy twist gives a good hit of spice, with a touch of smokiness thanks to the charred chillies.

5. Chicken and veggie pot pie

There are so many tasty recipes using condensed cream of chicken soup but this one is definitely one of the best. A tin of Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Chicken soup gives this chicken and veggie pot pie an added flavour boost. It takes only five ingredients and 30 minutes to serve up a creamy, flaky pie for dinner.