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Sweet Potato Maple Bacon Soup

Sweet Potato Maple Bacon Soup

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I love Sweet Potato and I especially love Bacon… Turkey bacon to clarify with Maple Syrup drizzled on it. So I thought to myself since it was a chilly day yesterday I would make some homemade Sweet Potato Maple Bacon Soup, it was so delicious. What I was completely shocked about was the fact that the kids enjoyed it so much that they asked for a second helping. Lately in the kitchen I have been trying to find creative dishes that don’t require Meat as the main part of the dish, but are still filling enough that everyone is left satisfied. Once upon a time I was not a soup lover, I really only ate soup if it was a part of a meal at a restaurant which isn’t very often. However now its a meal that I look forward to eating and making because the flavours you can add are endless.

To make my Sweet Potato Maple Bacon Soup my goal was to try and use fresh ingredients, for me soup tastes it best that way, I also didn’t have to shop for many items because alot of what my recipe calls for I had on hand. If you do make this recipe I would love to hear how much you enjoyed it. Now for the recipe!

 

 

Sweet Potato Maple Bacon Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Sweet Potato Maple Bacon Soup

Ingredients

1 white onion chopped
4 C Sweet Potatoes cubed
2 boxes of Chicken Broth
1/2 C Maple Syrup
1 C chopped Bacon
3 Tbsp fresh Parsley
3 Tbsp minced Garlic
4 Tbsp Olive Oil
Mrs Dash
1 Tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

Preheat Oven to 400 F
In a large pot on medium heat add olive oil and chopped onion and cook until onion starts to brown then remove from heat.
Place Bacon on a cookie sheet in the oven and bake until brown and crispy
Once bacon is cooked and cool chop into pieces, add to large pot of Onions
Next add Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Broth,Garlic and seasonings then bring to a boil
Remove from heat, in one of two batches (depends on blender size) select puree/blend option and blend soup until smooth
Return to heat and stir making sure all lumps are gone (re-blend if needed)
Remove from heat
Serve into bowls, add 1-2 tbsp of Maple Syrup (depending on desired taste) garnish with Bacon and Parsley the serve.

Notes

For those who do not eat pork for allergy or religious reasons you can substitute with Chicken or Turkey bacon as I have in this recipe.

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