B.L.T. Soup

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by ozark hen, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    I thought I had posted this but can't find it so here it is:

    BLT Soup..........I know it sounds yuk but is delicious

    I lb. bacon cut up
    2 tlbs butter
    1/4 - 1/2 iceberg lettuce cut julliene style
    9 tbls flour
    16 oz chicken broth
    1 large fresh tomato diced- I used two large cans of petite diced tomatoes
    1/4 teasp nutmeg
    1/8 teasp cayenne red pepper
    8 oz half & half-I substituded canned milk
    In heavy pan, over medium heat, cook bacon until lightly browned, do not drain
    Add butter and heat until melted
    Stir in lettuce and saute 2 minutes
    Add flour stirring until well blended and even cook 2 minutes
    Remove from heat and stir in broth, tomatoes, nutmeg, and red pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and gently boil 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    Add half & half, mixing well. Heat to simmering, stirring often. Garnish with croutons.
    This is a good winter comfort soup.

  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    You did! You posted it in my bread thread and I will be trying this recipe this weekend! It sounds so good I can't wait! [​IMG]
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    I bet spinach would be a great replacement for the lettuce, plus it would add more nutrition!
  4. mmmmmmm , sounds good deffinately need to make this in new future .
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    I'll be trying that for sure! The people in Belgium make a "lettuce soup' using Romaine. Thanks!

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