Hearty veg and bacon soup
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Hearty winter veg and bacon soup

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Meals
Cuisine: Vegan, English
Servings: 4 servings


  • 200 grams White mushrooms cut in to quarters
  • 450 grams white potatoes cut in to small cubes
  • 2 medium carrots medium slice then halve
  • 2 sticks celery fine sliced
  • 1 medium brown onion fine dice
  • 2 slices seitan bacon slice in to lardons
  • 1.5 litres vegetable stock 5 tsp of bouillon to 1.5 litres boiling water
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp cornflour mix with a little cold water to form a runny liquid
  • 1.5 tsp dried thyme
  • A shake to taste Salt and pepper


  • Add the stock and nutritional yeast to the pot and bring to the boil.
  • Put all of the vegetables and the thyme in to the stock
  • Stir then cover and reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes.
  • When all of the vegetables are soft, add the bacon lardons (optional) and the cornflour mixture.
  • Stir this all in and continue to do so until the soup thickens.
  • Garnish with a sprig of fresh parsley and serve, enjoy!


This soup is really simple, fast and super nutritious. It never fails to bring a smile on a cold day and leaves you feeling all nice and hugged inside x