Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

From the Penzeys Spice Company

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy 4 quart covered soup pot, cook bacon until crisp over medium heat.
  2. Don't heat too high, as you will be using some of the bacon drippings and they shouldn't be too dark.
  3. Remove bacon to a paper towel.
  4. Drain off all but about 2 tablespoons bacon drippings.
  5. Add minced onions, celery, carrots, marjoram and thyme.
  6. Stir to blend.
  7. Cover and cook over low for 10 minutes.
  8. Add raw potatoes, stir to coat, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  9. Push the vegetables to one side of the pan, then stir in flour 1 tablespoon at a time.
  10. When the flour has all been incorporated, mix with the vegetables.
  11. Add the bacon, cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  12. Add 1 quart chicken stock and stir until smooth.
  13. Add the rest of stock and bring to a boil.
  14. Add saffron threads.
  15. Reduce heat to a simmer for about 1/2 hour until potatoes are thoroughly cooked.
  16. Add parsley flakes.
  17. Taste, then season with salt and ground black pepper as desired.

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