Bacon, Blue Cheese, Zucchini Soup

Ready in 45 minutes

Irish Soup developed by Irish Food Board for use in pubs

"Yummy. My whole family loved it even my 11 month old. I think some good bread on the side and it is perfect. Easy to make as well "

- Jenniferhoway

Top-ranked recipe named "Bacon, Blue Cheese, Zucchini Soup"

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Ingredients

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2 tablespoons olive oil
6 slices Bacon; chopped
1 ea Onion; chopped
3 each Zucchini; sliced
3 each Potatoes; peeled and diced, medium
4 cups Chicken Stock
4 ounces Blue Cheese; crumbled
2/3 cup Half-and-half cream
3 tablespoons Fresh parsley; minced
Fresh Black Pepper; to taste
Salt; to taste

Original recipe makes 6

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Preparation

1. In a stockpot or large saucepan over medium heat, warm the oil. Add the bacon and cook for 2 to 3 mins, or until nearly crisp. With a slotted spoon, remove a few pieces and reserve for garnish. Stir in onion, potatoes, and most of zucchini (Save some for garnish). Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, for 5 to 7 mins or until onion and zucchini are soft but not browned. Stir in the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 12 to 15 mins, or until potatoes are tender. Remove fro heat and cool.

2. Working in batches, transfer the soup to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Return soup to the pot, whisk in the cheese and half-and-half, season with salt and pepper. Simmer until heated through

3. To serve, ladle into bowl and garnish with reserved bacon, zucchini slices, and parsley

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Excellent &easy! The family loved it!
anner57 2 years ago
Yummy. My whole family loved it even my 11 month old. I think some good bread on the side and it is perfect. Easy to make as well
Jenniferhoway 4 years ago
[I made edits to this recipe.]
Gweggums 6 years ago
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Gweggums 6 years ago
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