Bat Wing Soup

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Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 (14 1/2 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 6 slices bread, crusts removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, sauté garlic in oil until tender.
  2. In a blender or food processor, process garlic and tomatoes in batches until smooth.
  3. Return all to the pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Add cream and heat through.
  5. To make bat wings, remove crusts from bread. Flatten with a rolling pin.
  6. Using a kitchen shears, cut each slice in half diagonally, cutting wavy lines to resemble bat wings.
  7. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Spread with butter; sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees F for 5-8 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
  10. Add two wings to each bowl of soup.
  11. Serve immediately.

Yield: 6 servings