Bacon and Tomato Soup


  • 1 Brown Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 4 Rashers Bacon
  • 800g Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Vegetable Stock or Water
  • ½ Cup Fresh Basil
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt and Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil


In a pot, fry off chopped onions and bacon in the olive oil for 5 minutes, adding the chopped garlic and fry for a further 2 minutes. Pour in the chopped tomatoes with the stock/water, salt and pepper and paprika. Simmer for 15 minutes and blend till smooth. Finely chop the basil and stir through just before serving.