Bea's Green Onions & Hushpuppies

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Bea L.

By
@BeachChic

This is a very tasty soup to start your meal with. My daddy loved this dish and would sometimes make a meal of it. I think of him everytime I make this. So I am posting this recipe in honor of his memory. I miss you, daddy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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SOUP:

5 1/2 oz
green onions
water
salt and pepper
bacon drippings

HUSHPUPPIES:

1/2 c
cornmeal
1/4 c
self rising flour
1/8 tsp
salt
1 can(s)
beer

How to Make Bea's Green Onions & Hushpuppies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Green Onion Soup:
    Remove onions from package, wash, cut off end roots and cut approximately 2" in length. Use the green and white parts of the onions.
  • 2Place in medium sized pot and cover with water. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add in about one tablespoon of bacon drippings (or oil if you rather).
  • 3Boil for an hour or so or until tender. To serve, dip onions with broth into a bowl and break up hushpuppies into the soup.
  • 4My Husband's Hushpuppies:
    In a small bowl mix in cornmeal, flour and salt. Add in enough beer to make it a tad bit soupy but not too soupy. Normally 1/2 to 2/3 can of beer is all you need. Do not overmix. Now drink the remaining beer.
  • 5Don't stir anymore. Just let it set for about 10 minutes undisturbed.

    ***NOTE***: You can use tap water rather than beer.
  • 6Heat shortening or oil. Stir a couple of times and then drop batter into hot grease by a tablespoon. Once they have fried for a few seconds, flip them over. Continue frying until golden brown.

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About Bea's Green Onions & Hushpuppies

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American




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