Kumara and Bacon Soup

This soup is delicious and creamy and very filling! Perfect for winter lunches or dinner.  It doesn’t look like much in the picture but don’t be fooled, it’s an extremely tasty soup 🙂

Kumara and Bacon Soup


  1. 200gms Kumara (NZ purple sweet potato)
  2. 3 strips of streaky bacon or 2 rashers
  3. 1/2 white onion
  4. Butter
  5. 3 Cups Chicken Stock
  6. 1/4 cup Cream
  7. 2 Tablespoons Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Dice onion and bacon finely and fry in butter. Add the chicken stock and cream.  Add grated kumara and simmer for 20-30 minutes. 
Once cooked add the Parmesan and then blend so it’s smooth and creamy. 
Serves 2