Bacon Lettuce And Tomato Soup Recipe


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 Bacon slices6 , diced
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Chopped celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Tomatoes8 , peeled seeded chopped
 Basil1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Chicken stock4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Potato starch2 Teaspoon
 Romaine lettuce1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 705 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.1%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g26.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.1 mg

Sodium 2071.7 mg86.3%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.4%

Sugars 51.6 g

Protein 39 g78.8%

Vitamin A 272.9% Vitamin C 264.5%

Calcium 24.2% Iron 34.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook diced bacon in medium-size kettle until brown; remove from kettle.
Add chopped onion and celery to bacon fat and cook over medium heat until translucent.
Do not brown.
Add chopped tomatoes, cooked bacon, salt, pepper, basil, and chicken stock.
Simmer without lid, for 30-35 minutes, or until all is well cooked.
Puree mixture through food mill, processor, or blender.
Return soup to kettle.
Add potato starch blended with a little cold water.
Cook over medium heat until slightly thickened.
Taste for flavor.
Just before serving, add shredded lettuce.