Bacon & Tomato Soup

October 28, 2018

Bacon & Tomato Soup

This post combines two of our favourite things: <3 bacon <3 and eating soup in the fall.

Bacon & Tomato Soup


  • 1 28-ounce can san marzano tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin basil olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons finely diced shallots
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil leaves
  • 5 strips thick sliced double smoked bacon, fried crispy and roughly chopped
  • 3 ounce tomato paste
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth*
  • Salt to taste
    • *Available from Well Seasoned


  1. 1 tablespoon chiffonnade basil, for garnish
  2. With a hand blender in the bowl puree the tomatoes and set them side.
  3. In a heavy pot heat the basil olive oil, add shallots and garlic - cook until soft. Add the chopped basil, bacon and tomato paste - continue to cook, stirring regularly. Add the tomato puree, cream, chicken broth, and salt to taste. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Pour soup into bowls and garnish with basil. Serve immediately.

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