Smoky Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Step 1

The bacon should be diced and cooked crisp. Reserve the fat.

Step 2

The pumpkin should be cut in 1-inch pieces.

Step 3

Heat the bacon fat and butter in a stock pot over medium-high heat. Add the pumpkin and saute for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Pour in the stock and simmer covered until the pumpkin is very tender, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat.

Step 5

Add the Marsala, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste. Process the soup in batches in a blender until smooth. Return to the stock pot.

Step 6

Add the bacon. Simmer 10 minutes. Serve immediately, garnish with toasted pumpkin seeds.

Things You'll Need

  • 6 Slices bacon
  • 4tb Unsalted butter (1/2 stick)
  • 6c Peeled, cut up pumpkin
  • 6c Beef stock
  • 1/2c Marsala
  • 1t Dried thyme
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • Toasted pumkin seeds/garnis

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