Sweet Potato and Bacon Soup

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

Submitted by Zorina Oshea

Sweet Potato and Bacon Soup

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
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Serving: 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 25 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • Put the sweet potato, chicken stock and water into slow cooker
  • Cook on HIGH for 4 hours
  • Before serving, fry the bacon and onion in a small fry pan with butter and put lid on to sweat onions until soft
  • Puree the sweet potatoes, water and stock
  • Add the bacon and onion and stir through with sour cream
  • Season with salt and pepper
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3 thoughts on “Sweet Potato and Bacon Soup”

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

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