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Potato Soup

A delicious and creamy potato soup
Servings: 6
Author: Alison


  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 1 onion
  • 3 carrots
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 6 potatoes
  • 1.1 litre 2 pints vegetable stock
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 285 ml ½ pint milk
  • 140 ml ¼ pint cream
  • salt and pepper for seasoning
  • grated cheese


  • In a big pan add a little oil and cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from pan and cut into little pieces.
  • Chop the onion, celery, carrots and potatoes into small pieces and add to the fat in the pan. Cook gently for a few minutes.
  • Add the stock and seasoning and simmer for about ten minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  • Whisk the flour and milk together and add to the soup. Cook for five minutes.
  • Place the soup into a blender and blend until it is the right consistency. You may need to do this in several batches.
  • Add the soup back into the pan, warm though and stir the cream in.
  • Season to taste.
  • To serve add the soup to the bowl and then add a sprinkling of bacon bits and some grated cheese.