Food & Craft

Cabbage Soup with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 1oz butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4oz rindless smoked bacon, diced
  • 1lb cabbage, cored and shredded
  • 1 medium potato peeled and diced
  • 2 pints chicken or vegetable stock
  • 3 tablespoons single cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste

If you're on the cabbage soup diet leave out the bacon and cream, although only if you really, really have to, because they transform this soup from the bland to the fabulous.

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins Serves: 4

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter and soften the onion with the bacon, until the onion is translucent and the bacon starting to brown

  2. Stir in the cabbage and potato, and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add the stock and season. Cover and cook gently for 30 minutes, until the cabbage is tender.

  4. Liquidize the soup and return to the saucepan, reheat and serve.

Serve with a swirl of the cream and some crunchy croutons.

Further Reading

Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own

Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own Andrew Whitley

Dough

Dough Richard Bertinet

River Cottage Veg Every Day!

River Cottage Veg Every Day! Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

The Forager's Kitchen

The Forager's Kitchen Fiona Bird

Bread: River Cottage Handbook No. 3

Bread: River Cottage Handbook No. 3 Daniel Stevens

Comments

liz

Saturday 8 October, 2011 at 10:23am

This soup is delicious!!! My son doesnt like cabbage and he said it was the nicest soup he's ever tasted. I have to make batches of it now so that he can take some backe with him when he visits.

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