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Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

From the rare cookbook, The Pheobe Snow Cookbook, authored by a Mountain Lakes caterer who's name escapes me. Everyone who's tried this says it really does taste like a BLT.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large stockpot, sauté bacon until lightly brown.
  2. Do not drain the fat.
  3. Add butter and heat.
  4. Stir in lettuce and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Add flour mixing well and sauté 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and slowly stir in hot water, chicken and ham bouillon cubes, tomatoes, nutmeg and cayenne pepper.
  7. Heat to boiling.
  8. Reduce heat and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Add half and half and heat to simmering.
  10. Garnish and serve.