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Bacon and Tomato Soup

 
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Stomach warming goodness, this is my version of my Mom's classic recipe.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

2

hrs

Ready

2

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

16 ounces tomatoes, canned, crushed
or fresh crushed
4 ounces bacon
diced
1 large onions
finely chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
or one cube
*
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon paprika
1 x black pepper
to taste
*
2 ounces light cream (half&half)
1 x basil
for garnish
*

Directions

In a medium saucepan, fry the bacon and onions until the bacon is crispy and onions are translucent.

Add the flour and cook stirring for two minutes making a roux.

Add the beef bouillon granules, sugar, tomatoes and paprika. Bring to boil then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 1½ hours, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat, add the cream and black pepper to taste.

Divide into 4 bowls, top with basil as a garnish if desired.

Perfect to warm the belly on a cold winter day.

Serve with goat cheese crostini and salad to make a complete meal.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 197g (6.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23753% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 810mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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