Bacon Sweet Potato Soup
Vibrant color. Bold flavor. This creamy Sweet Potato Soup with Bacon shines as a starter or as a stand-alone meal.
Indiana Kitchen thick-cut bacon
peeled and diced
chicken or turkey stock
medium red onion
Freshly ground black pepper
In a large pot, cook bacon until crispy. Place bacon on a paper towel-lined plate and reserve 1 tablespoon of fat.
In the pot, add onions and cook until slightly softened. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne.
Add sweet potatoes and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer until sweet potatoes are tender, about 27 to 30 minutes.
Blend using an immersion blender or transfer to blender in batches and blend until smooth.
Top with bacon and serve warm.
Reserve some pieces of sweet potato for garnish, if desired.