Soup Cornouaillaise


Soup Cornouaillaise
This rustic soup comes from Cornouailles in Brittany – France's very own Cornwall. It is made with fried bacon and onions, and thickened with a little buckwheat flour, typical of the region.
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Last modified on: May 9th 2021

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For 2 people, you will need:
  • 1 lard 15 g lard
  • 2 smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon) 100 g smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon)
  • 3 onion ½ onion
  • 4 chicken stock 500 ml chicken stock
  • 5 Bouquet garni ½ Bouquet garni
  • 6 buckwheat flour 50 g buckwheat flour
  • 7 water 50 g water
  • 8 salt salt
  • 9 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 795 grams

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10 min.14 min.18 min.42 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 8 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Melt 15 g lard in a large pan on high heat. When really hot, add 100 g smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon) cut into lardons.

Fry until nicely browned.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Meanwhile, prepare ½ onion and chop finely.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Add to the pan, salt and mix well.

Leave the onion to brown while stirring frequently.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Pour in 500 ml chicken stock, add ½ Bouquet garni, salt, pepper and mix well.

Bring to the boil.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Meanwhile, mix 50 g buckwheat flour and 50 g water together in a bowl with a whisk.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Remove and discard the bouquet garni, then pour in the water and buckwheat mixture.

Mix in with the whisk, then turn down the heat.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Leave to thicken gently. If necessary, skim any scum off the surface.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Mix one last time with the whisk, then check the seasoning, and your soup is ready.
Remarks
To enter more fully into the Cornouailles spirit, serve with little croutons fried in lard.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
667 Kcal or 2,793 Kj24 gr45 gr44 gr
33 %9 %4 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
84 Kcal or 352 Kj3 gr6 gr5 gr
4 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
333 Kcal or 1,394 Kj12 gr22 gr22 gr
17 %5 %2 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 people : 1.82 €
  • Per person : 0.91 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Chicken stockChicken stock: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Risotto-style celeriac, Turmeric risotto, Mussels with arroz negro, Hearty leek and sprout soup, Boulangère potatoes, ... All
Smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon)Smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Warm lentil salad, Mornay onion tart, Express sauerkraut, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, ... All
Buckwheat flourBuckwheat flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Buckwheat almond biscuits, Buckwheat pancakes, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pilau rice, Stewed plums, Raisin breads (pains aux raisins), How to use gelatin, Two-olive ciabatta, ... All
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