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 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 lard 0 kg 2 g lard
  • 2 smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon) 1 cup smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon)
  • 3 onion 1 onion
  • 4 chicken stock 0 litre 4 ml chicken stock
  • 5 Bouquet garni 1 Bouquet garni
  • 6 buckwheat flour 0 kg buckwheat flour
  • 7 water ½ cup water
  • 8 salt salt
  • 9 pepper pepper

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
10 min.14 min.18 min.42 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 8 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Melt 0 kg 2 g lard in a large pan on high heat. When really hot, add 1 cup smoked pork belly (or thick cut streaky bacon) cut into lardons.

Fry until nicely browned.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Meanwhile, prepare 1 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 0 litre 4 ml chicken stock, add 1 Bouquet garni, salt, pepper and mix well.

Bring to the boil.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Soup Cornouaillaise
Meanwhile, mix 0 kg buckwheat flour and ½ cup 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
1,333 Kcal or 5,581 Kj49 gr89 gr87 gr
67 %19 %8 %13 %
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 4 people : 3.64 €
  • 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, Mussels with arroz negro, Hearty leek and sprout soup, Turmeric risotto, 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, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Express sauerkraut, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and Jerusalem artichoke soup, Naan, Leavened bread, Toffee apple upside-down cake, Langoustine gratin, ... All
Buckwheat flourBuckwheat flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Buckwheat pancakes, Buckwheat almond biscuits, ... All
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