- STEP 1
Firstly cut the rinds of the bacon and fry all the bacon with 1 rind in a few sprays of cooking spray or 1tsp of extra virgin olive oil.
- STEP 2
Fry for 5 mins on a low heat.
- STEP 3
Finely chop the garlic and add to bacon.
- STEP 4
Fry for another minuite with the bacon.
- STEP 5
Meanwhile peel and dice the potato, make the vegtable stock with 700ml boiling water and vegtable stock (i used bullion).
- STEP 6
Add the diced potato, peas and vegtable stock too the pan.
- STEP 7
Give a quick stir, then add the nutmeg, thyme and corriander. Seasoning to taste afterwards. Give the soup another stir to make sure all the ingrediants are mixed in.
- STEP 8
Simmer on a low heat for 15 minuites untill the peas and potato are soft.
- STEP 9
Allow to cool for a minuite or two, then transfer to a blender, or use a handheld blender in the pan to blend the ingredients together. Blend untill a fine, thick soup has been made. Reheat if it needs it and serve with some nice brown bread and a sprig of thyme.