Irish Potato Soup

You only need three ingredients to make this hearty, hunger-busting dish from Matthew Fort
By Matthew Fort
Irish Potato Soup
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 500 g potatoes, such as Rooster, Arran Pilot, Cara
  • knob butter
  • 4 rashers bacon, chopped

Method

1. Boil the potatoes in their skins until tender. Drain, reserving the cooking water. Cool the potatoes slightly then peel and put through a ricer or mouli. Thin with cooking water to make a soup consistency, add the butter and season.

2. Fry the bacon until crisp.

3. Reheat the soup before serving and scatter over the bacon.

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