Speck and Beer Soup with Fried Onions

approx. 40 minutes

Serves 4

1 onion
2 garlic cloves
250 ml light beer
150 g HANDL TYROL Tiroler Speck PGI Pork Belly
700 ml chicken stock
3 medium potatoes (approx. 250 g)
Salt, pepper, nutmeg

For the roasted onions:
1 onion
Approx. 100 g flour
Salt, pepper

For the garnish:
30 g Tyrolean mountain cheese
30 g HANDL TYROL Tiroler Speck PGI Pork Belly
2 small potatoes (approx. 150 g peeled)
2 spring onions

Tiroler Speck PGI Pork Belly gives the ham and beet soup it's tasty aroma Tiroler Speck PGI Pork Belly 300g Handl Tyrol


Level of difficulty:
  1. Slice the onions into fine rings, coat in flour and fry in plenty of sunflower oil until crisp. Drain well on kitchen paper and season with a little salt.
  2. For the soup, peel onions, garlic and potatoes and cut into small cubes. Cut the Tiroler Speck PGI Pork Belly into fine cubes , place in a wide pan together with the vegetables and fry until the onions are golden brown. Douse with beer and top up with the stock. As soon as the potatoes are soft, puree the soup and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.
  3. For the top, chop the spring onions into fine rings and the potatoes into small cubes. Fry the finely chopped ham and the potato cubes in a pan until crispy, add the spring onions and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve the soup in a soup bowl with the potato and ham mix, grated cheese and garnish with the onion rings.
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