Courgette and bacon soup

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Serves: 2

By BunnyBomb

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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 350ml chicken stock

  • 6 small courgette, chopped

  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 200g bacon, rind removed and chopped

Method

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in large saucepan; add onion, garlic and bacon and cook for 5 minutes or until bacon is golden brown.
  2. Add courgette and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until heated through.
  3. Add stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or under courgette is tender.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the chopped mint, then blend the soup with a hand held blender until smooth.
  5. Return to the heat and cook over a low heat, stirring, for 3 minutes or until heated through.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with extra mint to garnish.

Additional Information

  • Egg Free

  • Nut Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Meat

  • Soup

  • Low fat

  • Make Ahead

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  • BunnyBomb 04/02/12 22:08

    This recipe is designed to be very low in carbohydrates, for those watching their waistline. It achieves this by not using any potato, yet is still creamy tasting because of the courgettes.