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Roast Tomato and Smoked Bacon Soup
- 40g butter
- 8 tomatoes roasted
- 1 onion
- 1/2 leek
- 2 celery sticks
- 3 garlic gloves minced
- 2 stock cubes
- 100ml double cream
- 100ml balsamic vinegar
- 150g smoked bacon
1 – In an oven tray place the tomatoes with the balsamic vinegar and a place of salt and sugar, roast in the oven at 200 degrees for 20 minutes.
2 – In a saucepan saute of the smoked bacon, onion, celery and garlic in butter.
3 – Add the tomatoes to the saucepan with the stock, cubes and simmer for 40 minutes.
4 – Add the double cream and blend.
5 – Add a pinch of sugar and taste for seasoning.