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Cheese and bacon soup

Recipe from: 8/1/1998 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 13
Servings 4
Time 20 min


  • 2
    onions chopped
  • 250
    carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 250
    sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 200
    butternut, peeled and cubed
  • 2
    ground cumin
  • 5
    ground coriander
  • 2
    chicken stock
  • 125
  • 150
    mature Cheddar, grated
  • 15
    lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 250
    streaky bacon, chopped and fried until crisp
  • 30
    freshly chopped coriander


30 min
Place all the vegetables in a large saucepan. Add the cumin, coriander and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Purée in a food processor or liquidiser until smooth. Return to the saucepan and stir in the cream. Heat gently, but don't boil. Add the grated cheese and stir until melted. Add the lemon juice and season to taste. Serve garnished with chopped coriander and crisp bacon pieces. Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes

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