Lettuce Soup

Recipe by Ursie
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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a cast iron skillet (this the best but you can use any type skillet) Fry 2 lb. of bacon (to render fat, but not crisp the bacon).
  • Remove bacon from skillet leaving the fat in the pan.
  • Allow the fat to brown (slightly).
  • For every 2 Tablespoons of browned fat rendered add 2 tablespoons of flour.
  • Stirring constantly, brown flour in fat to a deep golden brown.
  • Allow to cool slightly so as not to curdle the milk when added.
  • Once cooled, add 1 cup of milk for ever 2 tablespoons of flour used.
  • Bring to rolling boil stirring constantly.
  • Add torn up lettuce and cut up bacon to the browned fat and flour mixture.
  • Bring back to a rolling boil, stirring constantly.
  • Add eggs to mixture making sure to stir it throughout the soup.
  • Reduce heat to low and continue to cook for about 1 hour (until lettuce is cooked down).
  • Salt to taste.
  • Serve with a crusty French bread.
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