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Bacon and Vegetable Broth

This recipe is in categories Stuarts, Main courses,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 3

 Take care when using a knife and boiling the ingredients.

Preparation Time: 15- 20 minutes peeling and chopping
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Number of servings: 4
Serving suggestions: Serve with crusty bread

Broths and stews were very popular in Stuart times. They were a good way of using up food or making a substantial hot meal from small, individual amounts of ingredients.


Making and cooking it
  1. Roughly chop the bacon and fry it in a saucepan
  2. Chop and add the onions to the saucepan 
  3. Simmer until soft
  4. Meanwhile peel and chop the turnips
  5. Chop and add the leeks and herbs to the saucepan
  6. Add the stock
  7. Chop the cabbage roughly and rinse the soaked or tinned beans
  8. Add the beans to the saucepan
  9. Then add the cabbage and chopped turnips
  10. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes
  11. Season and serve with crusty bread