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Hubble Bubble Chowder

This recipe is in categories Healthy eating, Party food, Snacks, Soups and Sauces
About this recipe
Healthiness : (15 votes)
Comments: Take care not to splash the soup when you transfer it to the food processor, it will be hot
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Number of servings: 4-6


A tasty and healthy Halloween dish.
Ingredients
  • 15ml (1 tablespoon) olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 650g ( 1lb 10oz) frozen petits pois
  • 750ml (1¼ pints) vegetable stock
  • 5ml (1 teaspoon) dried mixed herbs
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 15ml (1 tablespoon) butter, optional
Healthier version
Leave out the butter.
Equipment
  • Measuring Jug
  • Weighing Scales
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Food Processor
  • Wooden Spoon
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Cook the onion over a medium heat for 5-6 minutes until softened
  2. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute
  3. Stir in three quarters of the petits pois, then pour in the stock and add the mixed herbs
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10-12 minutes
  5. Meanwhile, grill the bacon until crisp
  6. Allow the soup to cool for a few minutes, then transfer carefully to a food processor and mix until smooth
  7. Return the soup to the pan and add the remaining petits pois
  8. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes or until the petits pois are tender
  9. Season to taste, and then stir in the butter (if using)
  10. Break the bacon into pieces and add a quarter of it to the soup
  11. Pour into bowls and scatter the remaining bacon over the top
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