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Potato Soup With Crispy Bacon

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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


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

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