Roughly chop the streaky part of the bacon and add to the leeks continue to saute for 5 minutes 60 c 1. 1 2 teaspoon smoked paprika.
2 large leeks white and light green parts only thinly sliced.
Bacon leek soup. Bring to the boil then simmer for 5 mins. Serve in bowls garnish with grated emmental cheese and sprinkle with chopped chives. Reserve the bacon eyes for later.
To make this soup vegetarian omit the bacon and use veggie broth instead of chicken broth. Add lentils and garlic and cook for another 3 minutes or until the leek begins to soften. 1 1 2 cups cubed crusty bread.
To keep this leaner omit the bacon and use olive oil instead. Heat a large saucepan then fry the leeks and bacon over a medium heat for 5 mins until the bacon is crisp and the leeks have started to soften. Add the leeks and garlic and cook stirring regularly until soft and wilted about 10 minutes.
Add the cooked bacon leek and onion mixture to the soup and stir through return to the heat and gently bring to a simmer. Melt the butter over medium heat in a large soup pot. Roughly chop bacon and saute for 2 3 minutes or until browned stirring frequently.
Pour in the stock and stir in the rosemary with some seasoning. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup if you are able or use a blender or food processor and puree the potatoes until you get the desired consistency. 4 slices bacon 1 medium sweet white onion diced 1 stalk celery diced 3 clover garlic diced 3 large leeks 1 pound potatoes about 3 large such as russet or yukon gold diced into 1 2 inch cubes.
Even better because this soup uses those less than sexy winter veggies that are in season right now it s easy on your budget as well. Pour off all but 1 teaspoon of the drippings off. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter.
Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat until almost crisp. Taste and season with sea salt and white pepper. Potato leek soup adjustments.
4 slices bacon chopped. Add 500g cubed potatoes stock. Heat small skillet over medium high heat.
Creamy potato leek soup with bacon seamlessly combines the complementing flavors of potatoes leeks celery spices and broth with the bold flavor twist of bacon to serve up an irresistible bowl of goodness. Remove to paper towels and crumble.