Do Not Thaw!
Stove-top: Bring enough water to a boil in a pot to submerge soup bag. Place bag of soup in water. Reduce heat to medium and let simmer 30 minutes. Remove bag with tongs and carefully cut open corner using scissors. Pour into serving bowl and serve.
Microwave: Place unopened bag in microwave. Microwave on defrost for 6-8 minutes. Carefully cut open corner of bag and pour into a microwave safe dish. Microwave on high for 5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Stir well before serving.