Potato and seafood soup

Potato and seafood soup


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About this recipe: This is a rich potato & mussel seafood soup that will truly warm the cockles of your heart on even the coldest of days. Accompany with warm crusty bread and good company!


Serves: 4 

  • 150g (5 oz) butter
  • 2 rashers bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1.2L or 2 pints vegetable stock
  • 1lb potatoes (4-5 medium sized) peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 (284ml) pot double cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 500g cooked and shelled mussels
  • 1 (250g) pack of prepared & cooked seafood cocktail
  • 2 medium sized egg yolks
  • handful chopped parsley (for garnish)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan.
  2. Add garlic, onion and bacon and cook for 5 mins.
  3. Slowly stir in flour and add stock when mixture looks dry. When all the flour is in, add the remaining stock but keep 2 tbsp stock for later.
  4. Bring mixture in pan to a simmer and add the thinly sliced potatoes. Allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cream, then add the lemon juice.
  6. Add cooked mussels and seafood to mixture.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Blend 2 egg yolks with the reserved vegetable stock, then add to mixture.
  9. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  10. Serve immediatley, garnished with fresh parsley.

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OMG this is so simple to make and absolutely delicious. - 21 Aug 2015

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