Pasta Soup

Lebbencsleves

Ingredients

1 finelly chopped onion, 3 medium-sized potatoes (diced), 2 chopped sweet peppers, 2 tomatoes (chopped), fat rendered formn 1 thick slice smoked bacon, 100 g/4 oz broken pasta, half teaspoon paprika, ground pepper, half teaspoon salt

Preparation

Fry the onion gently in half the bacon fat until pale yellow. Remove from the heat and stir in the paprika. Add the diced potatoes, peppers, tomatoes and the season. Add 1 litre of water, bring to the boil and simmer until the potatoes are cooked.

Brown the pasta in the rest of the bacon fat until they turn golden-yellow, then cook them in the soup until they soften.


Edited by: János Mohácsi (mohacsi@fsz.bme.hu)