• ! onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stick
  • 2 garlic gloves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil plus extra
  • 1lb floury potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 3/4 pint of chicken or vegetable stock
  • 8 raashers streaky bacon
  • 1/4 medium savoy cabbage


  • STEP 1
    Chop the onion, carrot, celery and garlic. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add the vegetables and potatoes, season well, the reduce the heat and cover the pan.Gently cook for about 5 mins until starting to soften, then add the stock, turn up the heat and bring to the boiol. Simmer for 5 mins more, until the vegatbles are tender.
  • STEP 2
    While the soup is cooking, grill or fry the bacon until it is crisp. Shred the cabbage, discarding the core.
  • STEP 3
    Whizz the soup in the food processor then return to the pan and add the cabbage. Simmer for a few minutes until the cabbage is just tender, then season to taste and serve with the scattered bacon.

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