Bacon Tuna Soup
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 1 lb. Potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 3 slices Bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 can whole kernal corn, drained
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 c. whole milk
  • 1 tsp. dill
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 2 small cans flaked tuna in water, drain.
  • Black pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Fill a large saucepan 2/3 full of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add salt and the potatoes.
  3. Boil until just fork tender, about 8 to10 minutes.
  4. Drain and set aside.
  5. In the same saucepan, cook the bacon until crisp.
  6. Remove bacon and drain on a paper towels.
  7. Remove all but three tablespoons of the bacon drippings from the pan.
  8. Add onions, garlic, celery, carrots, corn and bay leaves over medium heat for about 6 minutes, until the onions are soft.
  9. Add broth, milk, dill and thyme.
  10. Bring to a bowl, and then turn down to a simmer.
  11. Add potatoes, bacon and tuna. Season with salt and lots of black pepper. Simmer 3 to 5 minutes, until tuna is heated through. Remove bay leaves and serve.