Irish Bacon And Cabbage Soup

Among contemporary Irish chefs, it’s become popular to reinvent this hearty, homey recipe in the more rarefied form of bacon and cabbageterrine.



Yield :

  • 8 Smartpoints
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 pound Irish bacon, diced
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 cup chicken stock, or as needed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups thinly sliced dark green Savoy cabbage leaves

Preparation :

  • Place bacon in a large, deep stockpot or saucepan. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain off any excess fat.
  • Stir in potatoes, tomatoes, and enough chicken stock to cover. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and let simmer for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  • Stir in cabbage and allow the soup to simmer for a few minutes longer before serving.

Nutritional Info :

  • 8 Smartpoints
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Calories 276
  • Fat 8.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.6 g
  • Carbohydrate 38.4 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 12.3 g

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