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Barbara aka: Weresome Weresome's Faux Potato (turnip) Soup
Date product posted
Mon January 26, 2004
5 strips of bacon, diced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cups water
4 medium turnips, peeled and thinly cubed
1-1/2 t. salt
1/8 t. pepperr
1/3 c. flour to thicken (I use 1 tsp. Xanthum gum)
2 cups cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
How To Prepare:
In a saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon and saute onion in drippins until tender. Add water, turnips salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, for 12 mins or until turnips are tender.
Combine thickner and milk until smooth; gradually stir into turnip mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 mins or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Garnish with crisp bacon.