Green Tomato and Bacon Soup


This green tomato soup with pieces of crispy bacon is a great way to use green tomatoes at the end of the season. The soup freezes really well! I recommend serving it with nice crusty bread.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • 8 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 small red onion, chopped, or more to taste

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste

  • 5 cups chopped green tomatoes

  • 3 cups vegetable broth

  • ½ teaspoon celery salt, or more to taste

  • 1 bay leaf, or more to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place bacon in a stockpot over medium-low heat; cook and stir until bacon begins to brown, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is tender and bacon is crispy, about 5 to 7 minutes.

  3. Add green tomatoes, vegetable broth, celery salt, bay leaf, and black pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tomatoes are tender, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
6g Fat
12g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 655mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 37mg 183%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 401mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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