Originally posted on Ron’s Rants
The soup will be puréed so no need to be obsessive about cutting up the veg**. For a veggie version just omit the chicken cube and the bacon.
**But see Update footnote.
500g (pack weight), Leeks, trimmed, halved lengthways, washed if needed, and sliced across
3 Sweet Spear carrots, sliced
3 rashers Sainsbury’s Butcher’s Choice Sweetcure unsmoked back bacon, fried in a little oil, cooled and chopped into small pieces. Retain the oil.
2 Kallo organic veg cubes, softened among the leeks
1 Knorr chicken cube, grated
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 litre of bean stock, if you have it. If not, boiling water. Bean stock is light on flavour but will contain nutrients from the beans
½ litre boiling water…
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