Tomatillo Bacon & Ham Soup

Lynn Socko

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@lynnsocko

Another yummy cold weather delight.
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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
rich turkey or chicken broth
2 c
salsa verde
1 lb
fresh frozen corn
1/2 lb
bacon
1/2 lb
lean ham
2 c
asadero or monterrey jack cheese
1/2 tsp
thyme
1 tsp
granulated garlic
1 tsp
black pepper
garnish with cilantro, opt
1/4 c
bacon grease
1/4 c
flour
1 can(s)
12 oz evaporated milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To start you need to cook bacon and crumble. Chop cooked lean ham. Grate cheese. Make or buy salsa verde or tomatillos salsa. Also place corn in food processor and pulse a few times to break it down a little.
2
Start warming broth and salsa verde. Add crumbled bacon, chopped ham and corn. In a small skillet or sauce pan heat bacon grease, add four to make a thick paste. Now stir in can milk and continue stirring with a whisk to remove all lumps. Add to soup pot and stir in well. Simmer for about 30 min. stirring often. Add granulated garlic, thyme, black pepper and salt to taste.
3
Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Add grated cheese and stir till melted if cheese becomes a little stringy, add a couple squeezes of lemon juice.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy