This morning I once again pulled out the slow-cooker and threw in some spuds; some pumpkin, some carrots, a bit of leftover green capsicum, a few tomatoes, some leftover bacon my mother-in-law gave me, and the leftover beef – all chopped into bite-sized pieces. I then added the leftover beetroot and a tin of corn kernels, including the juice from both. Next, I added a couple of handfuls each of red lentils, green lentils and pearl barley. Finally I filled it with water to the rim and added some black pepper and leftover curry powder (which was probably only just over a teaspoon worth, but waste not…). I then replaced the lid and cooked on low for about eight hours.
Tonight’s soup was served without bread because I forgot to pull a loaf out of the freezer and none of us like our bread nuked.
Roast Beef Challenge
Meal 1 – Slow-cooker Roast Beef
Meal 2 – Roast Beef Sandwiches
Meal 3 – Leftovers Pie
Meal 4 – Pizza
Meal 5 – Soup
Meal 6 – Soup
Meal 7 – Soup
Meal 8 – Steaks
Meal 9 – Sandwiches
Meal 11 – Soup
Meal 12 – Soup
Roast Beef Challenge Summary
- Survival Soups For Hard Times (personalliberty.com)
- Hearty Beef and Vegetable Soup Without the Fat (lowfat.answers.com)
- Stretch Those Leftovers: Turkey Barley Soup (southernfood.answers.com)
- Enhancing Your Dinner With Low-Fat Lentil Lemon Soup (lowfat.answers.com)
- ‘I Need a Hug on the Inside’ Vegetable Soup (awakenyourtastebuds.com)
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