Thursday, January 10, 2019

Tomato Cheese Soup with Bacon Croutons (1952)

  • 4 tbspns butter
  • 4 tbspns flour
  • 1 tspn salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 cups tomato juice
  • 2 cups grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tspn Worcestershire sauce
  • Bacon croutons (see below)
Melt butter, then blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Add tomato juice. Stir over low heat until smooth and thickened. Add cheese and Worcestershire sauce. Stir until cheese melts. 

Serve from a tureen with bacon croutons as an accompaniment. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Bacon croutons
Cut bread in 1/2-inch cubes. Saute in bacon fat, stirring with a fork until golden brown on all sides.

More "Lost" Recipes from "Good Neighbor"
Classic Corn Chowder with Potatoes (1952)
Classic Swiss Steak in Gravy (1952)

(Origin - "The Book of Good Neighbor Recipes" by Maxine Erickson, Homemaker, and Joan M. Rock, Home Economist,1952.)

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