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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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20 Comments

  • Reply Katie Arnold (@iamkatiearnold)

    WHAT?! I’m drooling, this looks so good!

    19/02/2016 at 12:28 pm
  • Reply Elizabeth

    I could use a bowl of this soup tonight! There’s a gale blowing out there and this sounds so comforting and warming!

    19/02/2016 at 12:29 pm
  • Reply Kit Graham

    You had me at sweet potato and bacon. This sounds delightful!

    19/02/2016 at 12:44 pm
  • Reply loveyoumoretoo

    Yes! I will be trying this! Looks so good!! 🙂

    19/02/2016 at 1:02 pm
  • Reply Nellie

    I never thought to make soup from sweet potatoes! YUM! I’m going to make this for my sister as she is a lover of all things sweet potato! Thanks for the recipe!

    19/02/2016 at 1:10 pm
  • Reply Robbi

    Oh my! This Maple Bacon Sweet Potato Soup sounds amazing! I am the only soup eater in our house though, does this freeze well?

    19/02/2016 at 1:34 pm
  • Reply Gloria @ Homemade & Yummy

    This soup sounds so wonderful. All those flavours go so well together….perfect for these cold winter days. Hearty and satisfying for sure.

    19/02/2016 at 1:52 pm
  • Reply adonaibless

    While I have never tried this combination before, I do love sweet potatoes and I love bacon. I will have to make this recipe! Thank you!

    19/02/2016 at 3:57 pm
  • Reply rachelkaly

    Wow this sounds so good!!

    19/02/2016 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply My Bashful Life Mickey

    So this soup looks amazing! It must be amazing having dinner at your house!
    xoxo Mickey http://www.mybashfullife.com/

    19/02/2016 at 4:35 pm
  • Reply Sam | Ahead of Thyme

    Yum, I love potato soup but have never tried it with sweet potatoes! I will have to give this recipe a try. Thanks for sharing!

    19/02/2016 at 9:03 pm
  • Reply barnabaslane

    Sweet potatoes and bacon are 2 of my favorite foods! I can’t believe I’ve never thought of combining them?! This looks amazing!

    19/02/2016 at 11:29 pm
  • Reply Kerry

    I’m not much of a soup person but this sounds amazing! Bacon and sweet potatoes are two of my favs too. Plus maple, yum! I bet I could get my baby to eat this too. She loves sweet potatoes 🙂

    20/02/2016 at 12:18 am
  • Reply Cameron Proffitt

    OMG this looks amazing. I need this to take to work!! It’s only 7 am and now I want soup.

    Cameron Proffitt

    20/02/2016 at 8:10 am
  • Reply Mimi

    You have some very exciting recipes. I’ve pinned this one for later 🙂

    20/02/2016 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply Coupon Diva (@RealCouponDiva)

    it looks really good… 🙂

    20/02/2016 at 3:28 pm
  • Reply Kayla

    looks yummy!

    20/02/2016 at 8:35 pm
  • Reply Susannah

    Oh yum! Sounds really good!

    22/02/2016 at 12:30 am
  • Reply Aly

    Nommmms!

    22/02/2016 at 12:39 am
  • Reply kareen liez datoy (@blessedliez)

    This looks really yummy! Will give it a try! Thank you

    22/02/2016 at 9:10 pm
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