Potato & Smoked Bacon Soup

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Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

Taken from Dorinda Hafners 'Tastes of Britain', this traditional Irish soup is hearty and good for winters days.

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  1. Heat butter in large saucepan on moderate flame.
  2. When butter foams, add onion & bacon; sauté until bacon is crisp.
  3. Add cubed potatoes; turn heat to low and cook for further 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the stock, turn up flame, bring to a boil.
  5. Lower flame and gently simmer until potatoes are soft & tender.
  6. Add pepper.
  7. Pour soup into blender and puree smooth.
  8. Serve in soup bowls with a swirl of cream.