Bacon and Bean Soup With Fennel Dumplings Recipe

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Bacon and Bean Soup With Fennel Dumplings
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  1. Heat a large heavy based saucepan over a medium heat. Add bacon, leek and garlic and stir to combine. Cover and cook over a low heat for 8 - 10 minutes.
  2. Add bacon bones and stock to the pan. Bring slowly to the boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 1 hour. Remove bones, scrape meat from them and return meat to the pan.
  3. Add beans, leave soup and prepard dumplings.
  4. To make Dumplings:.
  5. Place flour in a medium bowl. Stir through fennel seeds.
  6. Make a well in the centre. Add oil and water, then stir with a table knife until a soft dough is formed. Place large spoonfuls of dough on top of the simmering soup. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until dumplings are well risen and cooked through, then serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1180.56 Kcal (4943 kJ)
Calories from fat 382.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42.55g 65%
Cholesterol 61.29mg 20%
Sodium 1713.22mg 71%
Potassium 672.58mg 14%
Total Carbs 171.94g 57%
Sugars 10.89g 44%
Dietary Fiber 6.13g 25%
Protein 27.7g 55%
Vitamin C 9.7mg 16%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 122.8mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 149.38 Kcal (625 kJ)
Calories from fat 48.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.38g 65%
Cholesterol 7.76mg 20%
Sodium 216.78mg 71%
Potassium 85.1mg 14%
Total Carbs 21.76g 57%
Sugars 1.38g 44%
Dietary Fiber 0.78g 25%
Protein 3.5g 55%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 16%
Iron 0.3mg 14%
Calcium 15.5mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.4
  • 32

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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