How to make pumpkin and bacon soup?
Looking for new recipes? Want to learn how to make pumpkin and bacon soup? Check out this quick and easy recipe and enjoy!
TOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR 10 MIN
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp. Slocal pumpkin oil
2 oz. butter
1 onion, finely chopped
5 oz. of bacon, cut into small pieces
1 medium sized pumpkin or squash, peeled, deseeded and cut into medium chunks
35 oz. of chicken stock
5 oz. of cream
3 tbsp. of toasted pumpkin seeds
Mapple syrup for toping
In a large heat the oil with 1 oz of butter. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and cook on a low heat for 10 mins or until soft. Add 2 oz of bacon and cook for a further 5 mins until the bacon releases its fat. Then increase the heat to medium, add the pumpkin and stock and season. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer, cover with a lid and cook for about 40 mins until the pumpkin is soft. Pour in the cream, bring to the boil again and remove from the heat. Set aside some of the liquid, then blend the remaining pumpkin until smooth and velvety, adding liquid back into the pan bit by bit as you go. Strain through a fine sieve and set aside.
Melt the remaining butter in a pan over a high heat and fry the rest of the bacon with black pepper for 5 mins. Divide the bacon between four bowls, reheat the soup and pour over. To serve, sprinkle over the pumpkin seeds and drizzle with maple syrup and 2 tsp. of pumpkin oil. Enjoy!
You are also welcome to visit our shop and check out Slocal pumpkin oils.