Sweet Potato and Bacon Soup


November 12, 2021

It’s a variation of potato and ham soup and I make it every winter.
Serve with crusty bread and it’s just one of my favourite soups ever

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 4 hrs 15 mins
  • Yields: 6 bowls


4 small sweet potatoes or 2 large ones, chopped in to 3-4cm pieces

4 teaspoons chicken stock powder

4 cups of water

4 rashers of bacon finely diced

2 brown onions finely diced

2 tablespoons of butter

1/2 cup of sour cream


1Put the sweet potato, chicken stock and water into slow cooker

2Cook on HIGH for 4 hours

3Before serving, fry the bacon and onion in a small fry pan with butter and put lid on to sweat onions until soft

4Puree the sweet potatoes, water and stock

5Add the bacon and onion and stir through with sour cream

6Season with salt and pepper

Submitted by Zorina Oshea


3 Reviews

Linden Bramich

June 4, 2022

Delicious!!!! Highly recommend 🙂


April 10, 2022

Absolutely delicious, will be having again many times during winter. I also added a few bay leaves while cooking.


February 24, 2022

I have tried something similar. My recipe included carrots and some finely grated fresh ginger.

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