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Sweet Potato & Glazed Bacon Soup
Sweet Potato & Glazed Bacon Soup

Soul soothing and heart-warming with a little bit of a sweet and sticky kick, this #JustDelicious soup will keep the whole family warm this winter.

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 45 min
Serves 4-6

Ingredients:

 

200 g

Eskort Rindless Streaky Bacon

50 ml

honey

15 ml

olive oil

2.5 ml

chilli flakes

45 ml

butter

2

onions, chopped

2.5 ml

ground cinnamon

2 ml

round nutmeg

1 kg

orange flesh sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

250 g

carrots, peeled and chopped

1 L

good quality vegetable stock

250 ml

water

 

salt and black pepper, to season

125 ml

fresh cream

65 ml

sour cream

 

fresh parsley, chopped, to garnish

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 200°C.

  • Melt half the butter in a soup pot over medium heat, add onion and sauté until softened.

  • Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg and stir to combine, cook for 1 minute longer.

  • Add the other half of the butter to the pot along with the sweet potato and carrots and sauté until vegetables are coated with the onion and spice mixture.

  • Add the stock and water and season with salt and pepper, allow to simmer for about 35 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  • While soup is cooking, grease a baking tray with spray and cook and lay strips of streaky bacon down on the baking tray.

  • Mix together the honey, oil and chilli flakes in a small bowl and brush each strip of bacon with the honey mixture, turn strips over and brush the other side.

  • Place bacon in the oven and cook until sticky, brushing every now and then with more of the honey glaze.

  • Remove bacon from oven and oven tray and allow to cool.

  • When soup is cooked, allow to cool before transferring to a blender, in batches, to blend until smooth.

  • Add blended soup back to the pot and stir in fresh cream, re-heat before serving.

  • Serve soup in bowls with a dollop of sour cream, a sprinkling of parsley and the sticky glazed bacon strips

 
Recipe Meal Types: - Soup - Winter Warmers - Lunch - Dinner
The following product can be used with this recipe:
Eskort Rindless Streaky Bacon

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