Nothing has the ability to warm you up on a chilly day quite like a comforting bowl of soup. Fall also happens to be pumpkin season, so it's the perfect time to incorporate them into your cuisine.
This deliciously autumnal recipe also calls for candied bacon. And, let's be real, bacon is in season every day of the year.
The soup is rich, flavorful and great for pumpkin lovers. First off, the recipe calls for a five pound pumpkin. The rest of the ingredients are items you most likely already have in your kitchen, like onion, garlic, olive oil, honey and chicken stock. View the full recipe from Knock Out Kitchen here.
While the recipe is fairly simple, it does require cooking a pumpkin properly. View the recommended way to remove the pumpkin insides and skin in the video below.
Although the cook time for this dish is over an hour, it is definitely worth it. Whether it is served as a main course, or as an appetizer at a party, the warm, thick soup topped with a dollop of sour cream is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Also, let's not forget about the best part of this recipe - the bacon. The strips of candied bacon provide the perfect amount of sweet and salty crunch.
So, next time it's cold out and your craving some comfort food, pull out the blender, turn on your oven and give this recipe a try! You won't regret it.