Saturday, April 17, 2010

Potato Bacon Soup

Potato-Bacon Soup

3 slices bacon (real pork bacon, not fake stuff)
1 cup chopped onion
3 medium potatoes (about 1 lb), diced to make about 2 1/4 cups
1 can (or 1 3/4 cup) chicken broth (or 2 boullion cubes in 1 3/4 cup water)
1/2 cup water
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp curry powder (optional, but highly recommended)
about 1/2 cup frozen peas (optional)
1 can (14 oz) evaporated milk
2 Tbsp parsley (optional)

Cook bacon until crisp and crumble it. Reserve 2 Tblsp of the bacon drippings, and cook the onion in the fat until tender. Add potatoes, chicken broth, water, salt, and curry. Add peas if desired (amount is just an estimate). Cover and cook 10 mins or until potatoes are tender. Mash potatoes slightly with fork if desired. Stir in evap. milk, parsley, and crumbled bacon. Heat through. Serves about six.

No comments:

Post a Comment