Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon

    1 hour

    Potato soup is a quick, tasty and inexpensive meal. It is also very good for you when you blend in some spinach.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 30g butter or margarine
    • 450g potatoes, finely diced
    • 1 small bunch spinach, chopped
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 5 cups stock
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 125g cream cheese
    • salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
    • 100g bacon, cut into strips
    • fresh parsley, to garnish

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Heat butter in a saucepan and add potatoes, spinach and onion. Saute a few minutes then add stock and bay leaf, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
    2. Remove about a cup of the vegetables and the bay leaf and puree the soup. Stir in the cream cheese and season to taste. Bring to a simmer and return the vegetables to the saucepan.
    3. Fry the bacon until crispy and stir into the soup. Serve, garnished with parsley.

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