Broccoli and bacon soup

6 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 50 mins
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The saltiness of the bacon enhances the flavour to a new level.

By Food24 May 06 2010
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Ingredients (7)

200 g bacon — bits
1 onion — sliced
1 broccoli — florets
2 potatoes — peeld and cubed
+/- 750 ml stock — chicken
125 ml milk — or cream
freshly ground black pepper
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In a large pot, fry the bacon until crispy.

Remove from the pot and set aside.

Add the onions  to the hot bacon fat and saute until golden and soft.

Add the broccoli and potatoes and heat through.

Pour in the stock, stir well and cover.

Simmer for +- 40 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

Add the milk or cream and blend until smooth.

Stir in the bacon and season with black pepper.

Keep some bacon aside to garnish.

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