1. If you skip the bacon
, I would suggest adding something else to compensate for loss of flavour. Suggestions: 1 tsp of ground coriander or other spice of choice (stir into soup) or 2 tsp finely chopped ginger (saute with onion and garlic).
per serving, assuming 4 servings. If you skip the bacon, it reduces to 200 calories. If you also skip the cream, it reduces to 99 calories.