Gluten and Dairy Free Sweet Potato, Rosemary and Bacon Soup


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • pinch of chilli flakes, optional
  • 4 slices smoked bacon, chopped
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 4 small sweet potatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary
  • salt and pepper for seasoning


  1. In a large saucepan cook the chopped bacon in a little olive oil until crispy, set aside
  2. Add in the onion, garlic and chilli and saute for 5 minutes
  3. Add the stock, sweet potatoes, and paprika
  4. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes
  5. Season with salt and pepper
  6. Blend the soup in a food processor until smooth
  7. Stir in the rosemary
  8. Pour into bowls and top with the bacon