Creamy bacon and potato soup

Creamy bacon and potato soup


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About this recipe: A wonderfully hearty soup, which is perfect for the cold winter months. Bacon is simmered with potatoes in a thick and creamy white soup base. Serve with crusty fresh bread, if desired.

Pat Keene

Serves: 8 

  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1.5 litres chicken stock
  • 6 potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 20g instant mash
  • 250ml single cream

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Saute bacon and onions, in a medium frying pan, until browned. Set aside.
  2. Over low heat, in a medium saucepan, cook flour until pasty. Slowly add chicken stock and bring to the boil.
  3. Stir in bacon and onion mixture, potatoes and instant mash. Simmer for 30 minutes and then blend in single cream. Serve.

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