Potato Soup With Crispy Bacon

Recipe by ImPat
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    teaspoons oil
  • 4
    slices bacon (chopped)
  • 1
    brown onion (chopped)
  • 1
    garlic clove (minced)
  • 1 12
    kg potatoes (sebagoa starchy potato peeled and chopped)
  • 2
    sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2
    liters chicken stock
  • 1 12
    cups water (375ml)
  • 1
    cup cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2 teaspoons of oil over high heat and add 4 rashers of bacon and cook for 2-3 minutes or until crip and then set aside.
  • Heat another 2 teaspoons of oil in the pan and add chopped brown onion and garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add potatoes, 2 sprigs thyme, chicken stock and water and bring to the boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Blend until smooth and stir through cream.
  • Divide into serving bowls and top with crispy bacon to serve.
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