Corn and Bacon Soup …

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With winter just around the corner, it’s time to share another soup recipe.  Corn and Bacon Soup is a family favourite because it’s delicious and full of flavour.  I usually serve this with a beautiful crusty Onion and Parmesan Cob from Woolworths … absolutely yummy and fills hungry tummies!

Corn and Bacon Soup ...
 
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Ingredients ...
  • 2 x 425g cans creamed corn
  • 4 cups (1 litre) chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 green capsicum, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 3 bacon rashers, remove rind and roughly chop
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 4 shallots, roughly chopped
  • 1 rasher bacon, extra
  • 1 shallot, extra
Method ...
  1. Combine creamed corn and chicken stock in a large pot and heat gently.
  2. Melt butter in a separate pan and cook capsicum, celery and bacon until cooked, stirring frequently. Add shallots and cook for a further minute.
  3. Puree capsicum, celery, bacon and shallots in a blender.
  4. Add puree to soup, stir and heat through.
  5. Chop extra bacon rasher and cook in a pan until crispy.
  6. Serve soup into individual bowls and garnish with extra shallots and crispy bacon.

 

 

Clever Tricks, Tips and Hints:

For convenience, I use the Continental ready-made chicken stock as it’s quick and easy and the flavour is quite good.

If you need to stretch the soup a bit further you can add ¾ cup of milk or, if you would prefer a creamier texture, ¾ cup of cream works well also.

So tell me, what is your favourite soup recipe?

Comments

  1. Great recipe! I make a version of sweet corn soup too but it’s a lot more simple with just canned creamed corn and stock. Didn’t think of using bacon as a base to add some flavour… will definitely do that next time. I also like to beat up an egg and drizzle it in too

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