Potato soup with pork banger bites

A hearty favourite your family will love.

Makes 4 generous servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes 

Cooking time: 25 minutes

• 4 thick pork bangers

• 15 ml each butter and olive oil

• 2 onions, coarsely chopped

• 3 cloves garlic, chopped

• 1 long stalk celery, chopped

• 800 g potatoes (about 8)

• 500 ml stock

• 500 ml milk

• cayenne pepper and chives

1 Remove the skin of the sausages and roll the meat into bite-size balls. Fry in the oil and butter until golden brown. Remove from the pan and sauté the onion, garlic and celery in the same pan until glossy.

2 Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes (reserve the skins for later); add to the onion mixture. Pour in the stock and milk and bring to the boil. Simmer over moderate heat until the potatoes are soft – don’t be concerned if it looks curdled; simply purée with a stick blender until smooth.

3 Put the pork bites back in the soup and reheat for 5 minutes. Season with salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and chives.

*If you don't have pork bangers, replace it with crispy bacon.

Tip Mix the potato skins with olive oil, salt and cayenne pepper and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 20 minutes until crispy; turn them over halfway through. Serve with the soup.

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