Creamy Potato and Bacon Soup

Creamy Potato and Bacon Soup


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About this recipe: A simple, yet delectable soup, which is perfect for the cold winter months. Potatoes are simmered with bacon in a creamy soup base. Serve with fresh bread rolls, if desired.


Serves: 6 

  • 8 rashers streaky bacon
  • 160g chopped onion
  • 625g cubed potatoes
  • 2 (295g) tins condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 600ml milk
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon and set aside. Drain all but 3 tablespoons bacon fat from the pan.
  2. Brown onions in bacon fat over medium heat.
  3. Add potatoes and just enough water to cover. Cover and cook until potatoes are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Stir together soup and milk until smooth; add to potato mixture. Heat, but do not boil. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir in dill. Crumble bacon; stir in just before serving soup or sprinkle on top to garnish.

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