pumpkin soup

Diane Eldridge

By
@Dianeintn

we all thought mom was nuts when she said she was making pumpkin soup... now some 35 yrs later and humdred of pots of soup well ya get the pic.. it still is a winner... jus a few changes.. jus made it tonight for hubby for the first time.. first thing he said was... when ya gonna make this again :)...


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Serves:

4-6 lg bowls

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

3/4 lb
thick cut bacon
1 medium
yellow onion
1/2 medium
green bell pepper
2 small
carrots
1 can(s)
chicken stock
1
stock can 1/2&1/2
2 can(s)
solid pack pumpkin
1 pinch
seasoned salt
several
grinds fresh ground pepper
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 stick
butter
sprinkle of dried chives per bowl

Directions Step-By-Step

1
cut bacon into small pieces... fry til crisp... remove bacon from pan set aside add onion,pepper and carrots cook til onion is limp... add stock bring to boil over high heat... lower heat to simmer and cook bout 25 minutes.. add pumpkin blend well add seasoned salt,pepper,nutmeg and 1/2&1/2....... heat til hot but DO NOT BOIL.... jus before serving add 1/2 stick butter and stir til it melts...laddle soup into soup bowls and sprinkle chives on top... serve with whole wheat saltines

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy