Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Soups ~ Day 4

Good way to use up that leftover turnip.


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

  1. Melt the butter in a pan, add bacon cook until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon
  2. 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.
  3. Blend the soup until smooth. Return to pan along with bacon and milk and heat gently. Serve with a sprinkling of parsley.

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