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Are you ready to indulge in a bowl of creamy, savory goodness? Look no further than our delectable Cream of Bacon Soup recipe! This comforting dish is not only easy to make but also packs a punch of flavors that will leave you craving more. So grab your apron and let’s get started!
The Bacony Goodness Begins
To kickstart this mouthwatering recipe, we begin with the star ingredient: bacon. Picture it—a pound of diced bacon sizzling in a soup pot. As the bacon turns crispy and releases its delicious aroma, you know something amazing is about to happen.
The Perfect Flavor Combination
While bacon adds a delectable taste to this soup, we understand that not everyone may be a fan. No worries! You can skip the bacon altogether or substitute it with ham. We’ve got you covered with alternate instructions on our website.
Creating the Flavor Base
Once the bacon is nice and crispy, we remove it from the pot, leaving behind just a tablespoon of bacon grease. In that flavorful goodness, we sauté a diced onion until it becomes soft and translucent. Then, we add a touch of butter, minced garlic, and a sprinkle of all-purpose flour to thicken the soup. Deliciousness is in the making!
The Creaminess Unveiled
To take our Cream of Bacon Soup to the next level, we combine low sodium chicken broth with milk, creating a creamy and velvety base. Along with diced celery and peeled Yukon Gold potatoes, we bring the soup to a simmer and let it work its magic for about 15 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
Creamy or Chunky? You Decide!
Once the potatoes reach their desired tenderness, you have a choice to make. Do you prefer a smooth soup? Then grab that blender and puree away! Want some texture? Mash a few potatoes in the pot or leave them whole for a heartier experience. Your taste buds, your decision!
The Flavors Come Alive
To elevate the taste of this already incredible soup, we add a cup of sour cream, salt, and white pepper. But here’s the secret ingredient that truly takes it to the next level: tarragon. Whether you opt for fresh or dried tarragon, its aromatic flavor will dance on your palate, leaving you craving more.
Serving Up the Goodness
Now comes the fun part—serving! Ladle the piping-hot Cream of Bacon Soup into bowls and top it with the cooked and crumbled bacon. If you’re feeling fancy, add a dollop of sour cream, sliced chives for a pop of color, and even a sprinkle of shredded cheddar cheese for an indulgent touch.
So there you have it—a bowl full of creamy, bacon-infused heaven. Trust us, this Cream of Bacon Soup recipe will become your go-to comfort food. For more mouthwatering recipes and culinary inspiration, visit El Reno Ok and explore our treasure trove of delights crafted with love, just for you. Happy cooking!