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Italian Bacon Cabbage Soup Recipe

March 19th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Italian Bacon Cabbage Soup Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1tablespoonbutter
  2. 1tablespoonolive oil
  3. 1onion, chopped
  4. 1headcabbage, shredded
  5. 4slicessmoked bacon
  6. 4 (14 1/2 ounce)canschicken broth
  7. 1/4cup uncookedlong-grain rice
  8. 2tablespoons choppedparsley
  9. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  10. fresh ground black pepper
  11. 1/2cup freshly gratedparmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS

  1. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat; add onion and cook until onion softens, about 3 minutes; add cabbage; cook, sitrring often, until cabbage begins to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until cooked but not browned, about 10 minutes; remove from skillet and drain on paper towels.
  3. Chop bacon into squares; add bacon and broth to cabbage and heat to a boil; reduce heat to low and cook 15 minutes; stir in rice.
  4. Heat to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to a simmer; cook, stirring occasionally, until rice softens, about 15 minutes; stir in the parsley; add the salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Spoon into bowls and sprinkle with the cheese.

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Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

March 12th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (16 ounce)packagesmall shell pasta
  2. 3/4cupranch salad dressing
  3. 1/4cupsour cream
  4. 1/3cupbacon bits
  5. 1/4cup slicedgreen onions
  6. 1/2teaspoongarlic powder

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain under cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, dressing, bacon bits, onions and garlic powder.
  3. Toss to mix well.
  4. Chill until ready to serve.
  5. Useful Tip: Or use cooked, crumbled bacon.

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Bean and Bacon Soup Recipe

March 12th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lbdried navy beans(Soaked in water overnight or quick soak method)
  2. 6slicesbacon, from butcher chopped in pieces(thick slices)
  3. 1/3cup choppedcelery
  4. 1/3cup choppedcarrots
  5. 1/3cup choppeedonions
  6. 5cupschicken stockor beef stock
  7. celery salt
  8. pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook bacon in soup pot till browned but still limp.
  2. Remove bacon from pan and reserve two tablespoons bacon fat.
  3. Cook carrots,onions, and celery in bacon fat over medium heat till soft.
  4. add beans and broth to soup pot with bacon and veggies.
  5. Bring to boil and turn heat down to simmer for 1/1/2 hours.
  6. Season with celery salt and pepper and serve with crusty bread and butter.

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Sauerkraut With Bacon, Potato and Caraway Recipe

March 11th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1quartsauerkraut, drained
  2. 1/4lbbacon, diced
  3. 1largeonion, chopped
  4. 1largerusset potato, raw and grated
  5. 1/2teaspoonblack pepper
  6. 1tablespooncaraway seeds
  7. 2 (15 ounce)canschicken broth

DIRECTIONS

  1. Saute bacon until crisp.
  2. remove bacon to drain, reserving fat in pan.
  3. saute onion in bacon fat until browned.
  4. add sauerkraut and saute for 5 minutes; add potato, chicken stock, reserved bacon, black pepper and caraway.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer on lowest heat for 20 minutes- stirring frequently, then cover and simmer for an additional 30 minutes- stirring every 10 minutes.

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Bacon Wrapped Alaska Scallops Recipe

March 8th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 10 colossal dryscallops, cut in half
  2. 10slicesbacon, cut in half
  3. 2tablespoonsdark brown sugar
  4. 2teaspoons mincedfresh ginger
  5. 1/3cupsoy sauce

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix sugar, ginger, soy sauce.
  2. Put scallops in soy mixture and marinate 20 minutes or longer if you like.
  3. Wrap each scallop with bacon slice and secure with toothpick.
  4. Sear scallop/bacon on med-hot bar-b-que until bacon is well done, or broil in your oven 15 minutes brushing scallops with leftover marinade during cooking.
  5. Prep time includes marinating time.

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