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Butternut Squash, Bacon & Onion Soup

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 45 mins
Serves: 10

Meal Type:


  • 20ml Olive oil
  • 150g Onion (chopped)
  • 6 Rashers smoked streaky bacon (cut into small lardons)
  • 150g Carrot (finely chopped)
  • 150g Celeriac (finely chopped)
  • 450g Butternut squash (peeled, seeded and chopped)
  • 130g Potatoes (peeled and chopped)
  • 5ltrs Water
  • 35g Bisto Ham Bouillon
  • Cracked black pepper


  1. Melt the olive oil in a deep casserole pan, add the onions and bacon and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots and celeriac and continue cooking for a further 4 minutes.
  3. Add the squash, potato and water, bring to the boil, stir well and reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for approximately 30 minutes until all vegetables are soft, then add the bouillon and stir until dissolved.
  4. Purée the soup in a blender, add pepper to taste and then re-heat thoroughly and serve.