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Creamy Tomato Bacon Soup Recipe

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Lori Reed Garthwaite


4 slices bacon
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans (28oz ea) whole tomatoes in juice
1 cup chicken broth
1 Tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

Heat a large deep pot over medium heat; add bacon and cook until barely crisp, about 5 minutes.

Remove bacon to side - discard all but 1 Tbsp of the drippings

Add garlic and cook, stirring, over medium heat, 1 minute.

Add tomatoes and their juice, breaking up tomato pieces with your hands or a wooden spoon.

Add broth, sugar and black pepper; bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes w/lid ajar

Puree soup in batches in a blender or food processor

Return to pot, stir in cream until incorporated and heat through (2-3minutes)

Remove from heat and stir in vinegar

Garnish with crumbled bacon




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