Christmas soup with smoked bacon and croutons


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    • Ready in

      45 min

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Lucy's Food: Minimum Effort, Maximum Impact!

Lucy's Food

By Lucy Cufflin

Published 2013

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This has so many of the flavours of a traditional Christmas roast – chicken stock, bacon, potatoes, peas – hence its name. This is a soup that always makes me smile inside. Don’t leave it until Christmas to try it, though, as it is perfect on any autumn or winter’s day.


  • 25 g butter
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1 medium onio


  1. Put the butter and oil into a saucepan and add the onion and 1 tablespoon of water. Put the lid on and cook for 10 minutes or until t