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Spicy Chilled BLT Soup


  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This recipe for spicy chilled BLT soup is a summery version of your favorite bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich but in cool soup form.


Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chopped tomatoes
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 12 jalapenos (depending on how spicy you like things), stemmed, seeded and chopped (see note)
  • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed and peeled
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 slice white bread, crust removed and torn into pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Crumbled cooked bacon, shredded lettuce, halved cherry tomatoes and croutons for garnish

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle tomatoes with 1/4 teaspoon salt and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, onion, garlic, vinegar, bread, oil and sugar in blender and puree until smooth, about one minute. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.
  3. Stir, season to taste with salt and pepper and serve with as much garnish as you like!

Notes

Make sure you wear gloves when you handle/chop up that onion.  Trust me on this! :)