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potato and bacon soup aged 11

By mpmarnie (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 2-3 mins to cool
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
a warm and wintery soup


  • 2-3 rashers of fine butchers bacon [can be from greengrocers]
  • a medium carrot [fresh]
  • 3 medium potatos [any make but baking are best]
  • a small strong onion
  • can add other vegetables of your choice
  • some parsley or aromatic coriander
  • oxo cubes 1 chicken 1 vegetable
  • 500ml of water


  • STEP 1
    turn the hob on to 6 on an eletric oven or the moderate. and then finely slice your bacon into strips remove fat and place in a wok with oil and salt until cooked.
  • STEP 2
    while the bacon is cooking you can start to prepare your vegetables,
  • STEP 3
    slice the potato into small cubes
  • STEP 4
    the carrot into thin slices
  • STEP 5
    the onion needs to be finely sliced and placed in water for 2 minutes
  • STEP 6
    and the others how you want.
  • STEP 7
    once the bacon is cooked place on some kitchen paper to drain the fat and oils
  • STEP 8
    in a saucepan place your 500ml of water your 2 stock oxo cubes and all your vegetables
  • STEP 9
    cook the soup for 15 minutes and then stir and add the bacon
  • STEP 10
    cook for a futher 10 minutes and your soup with then be cooked
  • STEP 11
    ladle into bouls and add a sprig of parsley/aromatic coriander
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