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Pumpkin Soup with Bacon and Blue Cheese


  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 15 ounce cans pumpkin
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese, room temperature

Instructions

  1. Stir together the pumpkin, chicken stock, half-and-half, shallot, molasses, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and cayenne pepper in a large pot.
  2. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. While soup is cooking, cook bacon until crispy and crumble into pieces.
  4. Ladle soup into bowls. Top with bacon and blue cheese. Sigh with happiness.