Friday, 28 June 2013

Bacon and Tomato Soup

Olive oil
2 small or one large onion, coarsely chopped
3-4 rashers of bacon, chopped
1 carrot, grated
2 tins of whole tomatoes
1-2 cups vegetable stock
2 tsp smoked sweet paprika

Sauté onion and bacon in olive oil for 10 mins over medium heat until onion is translucent and bacon fat is mostly rendered.
Add grated carrot and cook briefly
Cut stalks out of tomatoes and add to saucepan
Add vegetable stock and paprika.
Cook on low heat for 20 minutes.
Blitz with a a stick blender.
Reheat a bit and serve with excellent bread.

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