Squash and Bacon Soup

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

This soup falls perfectly in the ‘meal for cold weather’ or ‘comfort food’ categories. Build it up with chicken stock and heavy cream, then add the squash and glorious bacon. Don’t forget the onion cooked in butter. Eat this and the weather won’t seem like such a burden anymore.

Ingredients Needed for Squash and Bacon Soup

1 tablespoon butter
1 onion, chopped
5 ounces of bacon
1 butternut squash, cubed
4 cups of chicken stock
salt
pepper
¾ cup heavy cream

For garnishing:

mixed seeds
maple syrup
paprika powder

How to Cook Squash and Bacon Soup

  1. Melt the butter in a small cooking pot over low-medium heat, add the onion and bacon, cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add the squash, stir and cook for 1 minute more. Finally, add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Cook until the veggies are soft and tender. Remove from heat.
  2. Season with salt and pepper, add the heavy cream and blend everything with a hand blender.
  3. Serve drizzled with maple syrup and sprinkled with mixed seeds and paprika powder.

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