4-Ingredient Potato Soup
This 4-ingredient potato soup recipe is easy, creamy and delicious. It's made using common ingredients from the kitchen and uses one pot!
- 4 medium Potatoes peeled, and cut into cubes (850g / 1.9lbs)
- 4 Bacon Strips diced
- 800 ml Chicken Stock or vegetable stock
- 150 ml Heavy Cream
- Sea Salt to taste
In a large pot, fry diced bacon for 5 to 6 minutes, until crispy. Remove the crispy bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving the bacon fat in the pot and place the bacon on a plate lined with a kitchen roll.
Add the potatoes and mix through the bacon fat for 1 minute. Pour in chicken stock and bring to a boil. Turn the heat to a simmer, place a lid on the pot, and simmer for 20 minutes until the potatoes softened.
Add the cream and bring to a light simmer. Mix the soup and remove it from the heat.
Blend the potato soup in a large blender for 1-2 minutes until completely smooth or 10 - 20 seconds to have potato lumps. Taste and season with sea salt, then serve.
Equal sized potato chunks - Cut the potatoes to similar sizes. It will help them cook evenly.
Keep the bacon crispy - Once you have crisped the bacon. Place it on a plate lined with a kitchen roll. It will help it drain any excess fat, keeping the bacon nice and crisp.
The easy way if you prefer potato lumps - If you prefer potato lumps in your soup, it's much quicker and easy to use an immersion blender or masher on the soup.
Calories: 455kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 13gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 455mgPotassium: 1186mgFiber: 5gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 570IUVitamin C: 43mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 2mg