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Peel and slice the onion.

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Wash and halve the pepper, deseed and cut into strips.

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Dice the bacon.

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Heat the oil in a pan.

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Saute the bacon with the onions and pepper for 4-5 minutes.

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Add the tomato puree and stir for 1 minute.

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Pour in the stock.

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Pour the stock.

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Bring to the boil, add the bay leaves, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until tender

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Meanwhile, cut the gherkins into strips.

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Cut the meat into strips and dice the kassler.

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Add everything to the soup.

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Bring to the boil.

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Stir in 60g sour cream

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Season with lemon juice.

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Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Serve garnished with the remaining sour cream and fresh herbs.