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Caesar Soup

Caesar Soup

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READY IN 45min
PREP TIME 15min
COOK TIME 30min
SERVINGS 4

If you love caesar salad, this combination of greens gently simmered in broth and served with toasted croutons is your old favorite served up in a new way.

Caesar Soup

Caesar Soup

Caesar Soup

Caesar Soup

Caesar Soup

 

Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 apple, diced
  • ½ t dried basil
  • 1 stalk green garlic, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, diced
  • to taste salt
  • to taste pepper
  • 1 t dijon mustard
  • 1 T balsamic vinegar
  • 6 C lettuce, washed and torn
  • 4 C vegetable stock
  • 2 C bread, torn
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 2 T mayonnaise
  • olive oil, for topping
  • parmesan cheese, grated, for topping

Directions

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 180C.
  • 2Cook bacon and drain on a paper towel lined plate.
  • 3Heat a soup pot. Add oil. When oil is hot, add apple, basil, green garlic, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • 4Add dijon and balsamic vinegar, and cook 1 minute.
  • 5Add lettuce and wilt down for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 6Add stock and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • 7Toss bread with some olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and toast for about 10 minutes, turning once.
  • 8Remove soup from heat. Add lemon juice and mayo. Blend with a hand blender or regular blender (regular: remove the plug from the lid and cover hole with a clean towel). Strain, taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • 9Serve topped with croutons, a drizzle of olive oil, bacon, and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese (add the croutons immediately before serving).

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