Potato bacon soup

    Potato bacon soup

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    2hr10min


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    About this recipe: This is the soup to look forward to during the cold winter months. Potatoes are simmered with bacon in a creamy soup base. Serve with fresh crusty bread, if desired.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 4 rashers crisp cooked streaky bacon, crumbled
    • salt to taste
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
    • 15g margarine
    • 1 tablespoon bacon fat
    • 950ml milk
    • 3 tablespoons instant mash

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Extra time:1hr5min  ›  Ready in:2hr10min 

    1. Place potatoes and chopped onion in a deep stock pot and add water just to cover them. Bring to the boil and cook until tender.
    2. Add margarine, crumbled bacon, bacon fat and carrots. Stir in milk, parsley and instant mash; bring to a light boil. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer on low until you are ready to eat.

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