Creamy BLT Soup

    Creamy BLT Soup


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    About this recipe: If you love BLTs and soups, you'll love this recipe. Bacon is simmered with lettuce and tomatoes in a creamy chicken stock. Serve with a bread roll for lunch or dinner.

    Serves: 6 

    • 5 rashers streaky bacon, diced
    • 2 tablespoons margarine
    • 200g iceberg lettuce, finely sliced
    • 80g plain flour
    • 850ml hot water
    • 1 tablespoon chicken stock granules
    • 135g tomatoes, chopped
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
    • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
    • 250ml hot single cream

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a heavy 3-litre saucepan cook bacon over medium heat until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Do not drain fat.
    2. Stir in the margarine and heat until melted. Add lettuce and saute for 2 minutes over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and heat stirring constantly until evenly cooked, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the hot water, chicken stock granules and tomatoes. Season with nutmeg and cayenne. Reheat the soup to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce to a simmer and cook for about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened. Stir in the single cream and serve hot.

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