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Double Smoked Side Bacon Potato Soup

Side Bacon, Double Smoked Side Bacon, Bacon Potato Soup, Skinny soup

A skinny version of  Loaded Baked Potato Soup that does not require any heavy cream.  By using Double Smoked Side Bacon, you only have to use a small amount to get the rich, smoky flavour throughout the soup.  However, it's bacon so load up if you like!  

Preparation time: 
15
Cooking time: 
45
Servings: 
6
Ingredients: 

4 medium potaotes, peeled and quartered

3 slices of Grimm's Double Smoked Side Bacon, thickness of your choice

2 medium onions, chopped

500ml (2 cups) chicken or vegetable broth

90 ml (1/3 cup) green onion, chopped

60 ml (1/4 cup) Grimm's Cheddar Cheese, grated

1 clove garlic, minced

60ml (1/4 cup) butter

pepper, to taste

Dollop of sour cream or plain yogurt for garnish

 

Preparation: 

1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon slices and reserve to cool.

2. In same saucepan, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender

3. Add potatoes and broth.  Bring to a boil

4. Coarsely chop up bacon slices and reserve a small portion for garnish, the rest goes into the saucepan.

5. Reduce heat and let simmer for 30 minutes for potatoes to cook down and flavours to meld

6. Puree broth mixture in batches in a blender, or use an immersion blender.

7. Slowly add in grated Cheddar cheese, stirring constantly to avoid clumping

7. Divide into bowls and top each with a dollop of sour cream (or yogurt), green onions and remaining chopped bacon.

Product(s) used: 

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Double Smoked Side Bacon Potato Soup

Side Bacon, Double Smoked Side Bacon, Bacon Potato Soup, Skinny soup
Preparation time:
15
Cooking time:
45
Servings:
6
Product(s) used:
Double Smoked Side Bacon
Description:

A skinny version of  Loaded Baked Potato Soup that does not require any heavy cream.  By using Double Smoked Side Bacon, you only have to use a small amount to get the rich, smoky flavour throughout the soup.  However, it's bacon so load up if you like!  

Preparation:

1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon slices and reserve to cool.

2. In same saucepan, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender

3. Add potatoes and broth.  Bring to a boil

4. Coarsely chop up bacon slices and reserve a small portion for garnish, the rest goes into the saucepan.

5. Reduce heat and let simmer for 30 minutes for potatoes to cook down and flavours to meld

6. Puree broth mixture in batches in a blender, or use an immersion blender.

7. Slowly add in grated Cheddar cheese, stirring constantly to avoid clumping

7. Divide into bowls and top each with a dollop of sour cream (or yogurt), green onions and remaining chopped bacon.