The smooth texture and sweetness from pumpkin and bit of saltiness from crispy bacon … that’s what it taste like, my super simple pumpkin soup ~
25 oz Butternut Pumpkin, peeled, chopped1 tablespoon olive oil
1red onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves , minced
3 cups chicken stock
salt & pepper
1 cup light cream
5 slices middle bacon, chopped, pan fried
fresh parsley or chives, to decorate
In large heavy saucepan heat olive oil. Add chopped onion, garlic and saute for few minutes. Add pumpkin and chicken stock and bring to the boil.
Let it simmer on low heat, covered until tender about 35-45 minute.
Blend the soup with stick mixer until smooth. Stir in light cream. Season with salt and pepper if need it.
Serve soup with pan fried bacon pieces, fresh herbs and crusty bread.