A hearty soup with creamy texture for winter season. One of ingredients for this soup is bacon. Bacon is a meat prepared from cured pork but there are meats from other animals like: beef, lamb, turkey that prepared resemble to bacon and referred to as bacon.
Brussels sprouts soup
250 Brussels cabbage, slices
25 g butter
2 smoked bacon ( beef, lamb, pork, turkey), diced
1 onion, roughly chopped
1 large potato, diced
1 litter chicken stock
100 g ground almond
1 Tsp nutmeg
Salt- chilli to taste
Heat the butter in a saucepan, add chopped onion and fry for 5 minutes until softened. Add diced bacon and potato. Fry gently.
Toss in the butter and allow frying for 5 minutes.
In a pot, pour one litter chicken stock, add ground almond, and all the spices: nutmeg, salt and chilli. Bring to the boil. Add Brussels cabbage( keep a little bit of cabbage for garnishing), and fried ingredients. Cover the pot and simmer for 20 minutes. Then puree in a blender.
Serve it with chopped Brussels cabbage and bacon.