BLT Soup

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BLT Soup BLT Soup Recipe Courtesy of


Try this “off the beaten path” recipe when you want something different as a soup.

Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Moderate

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crisp crumbled bacon
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
1/8 teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 1/2 cups fresh or canned chicken broth, heated to a simmer
1/2 cup instant-blending flour
3 cups iceberg lettuce, julienne
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup diced green onions
5   slices bacon, diced small


 

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Directions

In a 3-quart pot, cook the bacon over medium heat till lightly browned. Add the onions and cook, stirring, until wilted. Add the butter and stir until melted. Add the lettuce and saute for 2 minutes. Sprinkle the flour into the pot, then stir it in until well blended. Remove the pot from the heat and add the hot chicken broth, tomatoes, nutmeg and pepper. Heat the soup to boiling, stirring constantly, then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 5 minutes. Add the cream and mix well. Mix together the mayonnaise and sour cream.

Serve each portion of soup with a dollop of mayonnaise mixture topped with crumbled bacon.

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Paula I have been making this recipe since you came out with it on tv, and my family truely loves it. Even my husband that is a picky eatter asks for it specifically. I have even put it in our family cookbook for other family members to use!!! This recipe gets 3 thumbs up...

By cathy Hutchins on January 15, 2014

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Love this tasty soup! It is out of the ordinary, but really delicious and so worth trying! I usually add the tomato and lettuce as a garnish rather than mixing into the soup while cooking. Try it with a side of toasted sourdough bread - AMAZING!! Thank you Ms Paula!

By BDavis on December 21, 2012

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Great Soup idea, it's only Unhealthy if you eat this way exclusively! Our family doctor once told me expcet for medical reasons, before you start nixing foods Make Sure that there isn't something you should be adding. This soup is great for once in a while or a special get together.

By Cheryl Watson on September 29, 2012

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OI, and my grandkids watch your show, and the shows your sons have now, we enjoy all of them. I've tried some of your recipes, loved them.:congrats on having two grandsons now, I saw Matthew, he's a doll. In fishing terms as we say, he's a keeper, as is Jack.. Good luck, and please keep giving us the shows we enjoy so much.... yours truely, Rhonda McAtee

By Rhonda McAtee on June 26, 2012

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There are ways to lighten this up .... lower fat sour cream and mayo. No one is eating this thinking it's a diet dish. Do what you can to lower the fat, and enjoy it without whining!

By Cat on October 18, 2011

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This soup was very good. I wouldn't make it more than once a year though because it's extremely UNHEALTHY!! This soup is a cardiologist's nightmare. I don't understand why everyone else who commented on here seems to think that it's healthy... Low carb does not mean healthy, it only means low carb! Bacon grease, butter, heavy cream, mayonnaise, sour cream, bacon, flour..... All of these things are bad for you!!! The only healthy parts were the lettuce, tomatoes and spices! lol Great taste though smile

By Jasmine on June 20, 2011

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I love, love, love this soup! It seriously tastes like a delicious, warm blt sandwich, just in soup form! I make it about twice a month for my husband and I. One of my daughters likes it too! I'm going to be taking it to a M.O.P.S. meeting this month too so I can share it with my friends who also love Paula Deen!

By Cambria Holt on February 03, 2011

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I love this soup! It is super low in carbs to and so healthy! My left arm hurts.

By Anonymous on June 14, 2010

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This Recipe is fantastic! I've been eating nothing but this delicious soup for a week. It's also super low-carb, so it's good for healthy living.

By Anonymous on June 10, 2010

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This recipe is AMAZING.. I made it for my partner and I yesterday and I loved it but one little thing that i added to it was season salt and fresh ground pepper.. next time i was thinking about adding just a little more bacon for the grease or even chicken.. but this was awesome as is also.. i really recommend this recipe!!

By Anonymous on May 21, 2010

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By Anonymous on May 19, 2010

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This soup is crazy good!!! My hubby LOVES it. We crumble up saltine crackers in it and that gives the soup a toasted bread taste mixed in. Yum Yum.

By Anonymous on March 18, 2010

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