Maple Bacon Sweet Potato Soup

Preparation

  1. Lay 3 slices of bacon on a greased pan.
  2. Bake for 20 minutes at 400°F (200°C), flip once halfway through.
  3. Dab off any extra oil and brush maple syrup on both sides of the bacon.
  4. Bake for an additional 3-5 minutes (until the bacon is crispy).
  5. Cut up the bacon into small pieces and set aside for garnishing the soup later.
  6. Melt 1 Tbsp. of butter. Add in the onion, stir, and cook on medium heat until fragrant.
  7. Add in the sweet potatoes, chicken broth, and spices. Cover and bring to a boil.
  8. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes until the potatoes have softened. Add 2 tbsp of maple syrup and stir.
  9. Then blend with an immersion blender or transfer to a blender and blend in batches until smooth and well-combined.
  10. Serve up and garnish with heavy cream (optional), the maple bacon, and a sprinkle of cinnamon (optional).
  11. Enjoy!

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