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Pumpkin Bacon Blue Cheese Soup


  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This easy recipe for pumpkin bacon blue cheese soup pairs sweet pumpkin with a bacon blue cheese topping for the perfect sweet and salty fall lunch!


Ingredients

  • 2 15 ounce cans pumpkin
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 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 the pumpkin, chicken stock, half-and-half, molasses, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and cayenne pepper together 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.