Cauliflower and Bacon Soup
· 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
· 4 bacon rashers, finely chopped
· 1 brown onion, finely chopped
· 2 garlic cloves, crushed
· 6 thyme sprigs
· 750g cauliflower
· 1Litre Vegetable stock
· 300ml pure cream
· Salt and pepper, to season
Heat oil in a large pan. Add bacon, onion, garlic and thyme.
Cook for 5 minutes or until bacon begins to brown.
Cut cauliflower into small florets and thinly slice stalk. Add to bacon with stock and cream. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until cauliflower is tender.
Process soup in a food processor until almost smooth. Return to pan, stir, and season with salt and pepper. Enjoy - Cheers Marc