Good way to use up that leftover turnip.
BACON & TURNIP SOUP Serves 6
25g [1oz] Butter
125g [4oz] rindless smoked Bacon, roughly chopped
1 Onion roughly chopped
375g [12oz] Potatoes chopped
750g [1 ½ lbs] Turnip chopped
1.2l [2 pints] chicken stock
1 Bay Leaf
1 small Sprig of Thyme
150ml [¼ pint] Milk
Finely chopped parsley to garnish
- Melt the butter in a pan, add bacon cook until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon
- Add onion, potato, & turnip, cook over a low heat for about 5 mins. Add stock, bay leaf & thyme, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer gently for 30 – 35 mins until all veg are tender. Remove and discard the bay leaf and thyme.
- Blend the soup until smooth. Return to pan along with bacon and milk and heat gently. Serve with a sprinkling of parsley.