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Irish Turnip And Bacon Soup

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A delicious Irish soup for those chilly nights.
Ingredients
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Brown onion 3 , chopped
  Salt pork 3⁄4 Pound, chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  Potato 2 , chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  Turnip 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and sliced thinly
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Italian parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

1. In a stock pot heat the oil over medium heat.
2. Add the onions and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes until they are translucent.
3. Add the bacon and continue to cook for another 10 minutes.
4. Add the potatoes and turnips. Combine well and lower the heat. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
5. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil uncovered.
6. Lower to a simmer and cook for 1 hour.
7. Season with black pepper and nutmeg to taste.
8. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Irish
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
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