MINTED KUMARA SOUP
1 tablespoon oil
2 small Kumara (400 grams) (peeled and diced)
1 Onion (peeled and chopped)
2 rashers lean bacon (finely diced)
3 cups water
1 cup of Milk
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
Heat the oil in a large saucepan.
Add the onion, bacon and kumara.
Sauté 4 to 5 minutes or until the bacon is browned and the onion is transparent.
Add the water and simmer gently for 15 to 20 minutes or until the kumara is softened.
Mash with a potato masher to break up the kumara pieces.
Add the milk and mint.
Gently reheat until warmed through.
Serves 4 – 6