Add the lettuce and cook and stir over a gentle heat for about 12 minutes. Enjoy…salt + pepper also!! Sunday, October 4, 2009, Tags: Use only the outer, green leafy parts. Yes, Alex you can add anything to this soup. As far as I know, it’s made exclusively with iceberg lettuce. They were a staple at Polish milk bars (bar mleczny) during the Communist era.Among farmers, milk soup was a means of using up cow's milk that couldn't be turned into cheese, butter or buttermilk because of time or manpower constraints. Thank you! It was, in fact, the first cookbook written in the Slovak language. the difference is, we make the white sauce and some water and TONS OF SOUR CREAM. First of all, kapustnica is known as our Christmas soup. Use only the outer, green leafy parts. I think it is also called Boston Lettuce, so if not seeing Bibb, look for Boston lettuce. It brings back such fond memories. Ingredients: one head of iceberg lettuce, 30g of butter, 35g of flour, 0.5L of water, 0.5L of milk, sugar, vinegar, dill. My mom use to make this soup and I hate it, I called this soup Onuckova polievka. We always called these soups omachkas. this is one dish that there is definitely nothing similar to in the US. I still make this soup every summer and remember her sitting in her kitchen sipping coffee with my Mother and Aunt. Dec 30, 2014 1:00pm 15 mins preparation I love using Bibb lettuce in this recipe but Romaine and Iceberg work good too! One of the most favourite Slovak soups is associated with many merry moments. Transfer the soup in batches to a blender, or use an immersion blender, until all soup is thoroughly pureed and creamy. ANOTHER THOUGHT …..ANYTHING ADDED TO THIS ETHNIC DISH WILL SURELY CHANGE THE UNUSUAL SIMPLICITY OF A VERY TASTY SOUP…SURE MY FRIENDS HAVE LITTLE ” REGIONAL ADDITIONS” BUT ( IFEEL THIS A DIFFERENT SOUP THEN) ARE YOU FOLLOWING ME WITH THIS,,,???? I still make this soup every summer and remember her sitting in her kitchen sipping coffee with my mother and aunt. LOOKING FOR. Add lettuce to soup, bring to a boil, then puree. Chop up one head of iceberg lettuce (Å¡alát) and add to the soup. lol … wonder if she was neighbor to either side of my family … my Mom & Dad had to walk some distance through the woods to get to grade school in Myjava when they were kids. of course our favorite has always been cabbage rolls but my sons love lettuce soup. I’m Polish and my mom makes this soup, too! ... Slovak Lettuce Soup. Don’t judge all food by its look, we all have a different view what looks good or bad. Very – very good looking soup – better than mine. The beans (fazuľa) that grow in Slovakia are, well, bean-shaped, have spots and come in many different colors. She would have a mound of a sweet bread dough, punch a hole in the middle, put a filling in, pull up the sides, and carefully roll it out into a round shape and bake. This lettuce soup doesn’t take long to prep but you’ll cook it for 20 to 30 minutes. It’s our traditional Christmas dish. Related Recipes . if i have bacon i also put that in the soup. Add the chicken stock and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Here is the recipe for the Slovak sour bean soup, kyslá fazuľová polievka. It wasn’t pretty to look at but oh so good. quote Al Duca See my comment…Buttermilk instead of regular Milk and bacon!I USED EQUAL AMTS OF WATER TO BUTTERMILK (1/2 GALLON BUTTERMILK & SAME AMOUNT OF WATER) 1 STICK BUTTER & 8 TBS OF FLOUR= THE ROUX…FOLLOW RECIPE DIRECTIONS. City Myjava was called the metropolis under a straw. I was raised on this soup by my babka and have to say she never used any other lettuce but butter lettuce, also called bibb lettuce. 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