BLT Soup

Difficulty: 1/5
Time: 25 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 slices bacon crisply-cooked
  • 1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 14 1/2-oz can chicken broth
  • 1 15-oz can white beans (cannellini or navy)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup leaf lettuce shredded
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil thinly sliced

PREPARATION

Coarsely crumble bacon & set aside. In 2-quart saucepan, stir together tomatoes, broth, beans and seasoning. Bring to a simmer; stir in vinegar. In small bowl, toss together lettuce & basil. Ladle soup into large soup plates or bowls; garnish each serving with crumbled bacon and lettuce & basil.

Serves 4.