Hearty meat soup with smoked bacon, tomatoes and turnips

Hearty meat soup with smoked bacon

This Hungarian soup is made from pork, smoked bacon, mushrooms and vegetables. The cream makes them creamy and rich. The meat soup is flavorful and flavorful and is a great alternative to the classic goulash soup. It makes a wonderful appetizer or main course.

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  • 2 onions
  • 60 g smoked bacon
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tbsp paprika powder
  • 250 g pork meat
  • 700-800 ml meat stock, or water
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 turnips
  • 2-3 potatoes
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 250 g mushrooms
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 240 ml sour cream
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 240 ml whipped cream
  • Herbs, to taste


  • Peel and finely chop the onions.
  • Cut the smoked bacon into small cubes.
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and bacon and sauté for approx. 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the paprika powder, stir and 2 cook for another few minutes.
  • Cut the pork into small pieces, add to the saucepan and pour in about 200 ml of stock or water.
  • Cover with the lid and cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Peel the carrots, turnips, potatoes and tomatoes and cut into small pieces.
  • Cut the mushrooms into slightly larger pieces.
  • Put the vegetables and mushrooms in the saucepan with the meat.
  • Pour in the remaining broth and season with salt and pepper.
  • Boil the soup Cover and simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes.
  • Stir the flour into the sour cream so that there are no lumps.
  • Then add the heavy cream and stir again.
  • Pour the cream mixture slowly, stirring constantly, into the soup g ießen.
  • Then bring the soup to the boil and simmer for another 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with herbs before serving.
  • Utensils

    • pan
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • mixing spoon


    To make peeling the tomatoes easier, pour boiling water over them.

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