Irish Bacon & Cabbage Soup

In honour of St. Patrick’s day 2013 we held a competition over on our blog asking folks to submit a ‘bacon’ recipe that they would be willing to share.

This was the winning recipe…. it is delicious.

Irish Bacon and Cabbage Soup

Irish Bacon & Cabbage Soup

Irish Bacon & Cabbage Soup

Paul says he doesn’t really measure he just goes by taste and eye. 🙂

5 smoked streaky bacon diced
1 cup of potatoes diced
1 cup of plum tomatoes diced
2 cups Savoy cabbage diced
1 tablespoon Oregano
1 onion diced
2 garlic cloves crushed
1 tablespoon butter
300ml of homemade chicken stock
salt and ground black pepper


First melt the butter in a heavy based saucepan, add the bacon onion potato and garlic
over a medium heat for 10 minutes.
Then add your stock tomatoes and oregano and bring to the boil.
Then add your cabbage and simmer for 5-10 minutes depending on how tender you like
your cabbage.
Season to taste.
So quick, so simple, so tasty!!!


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