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Green Tomato and Bacon Soup

Rated as 4.23 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a great way to use the green tomatoes at the end of the season. Freezes really well! I recommend serving it with a nice crusty bread."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 123
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place bacon in a stock pot over medium-low heat; cook and stir until bacon begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir onion and garlic into bacon; cook and stir until onion is tender, about 10 minutes. Add green tomatoes, vegetable broth, celery salt, bay leaf, and black pepper to bacon-onion mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tomatoes are tender, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 123 calories; 5.7 12.1 7.1 13 655 Full nutrition

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Like the first reviewer, I too replaced some of the green tomatoes with potatoes and I added a little bit of carrot for color too. I actually enjoyed the tartness the tomatoes brought to the sou...

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I made it like the original recipe. The soup was way too tart for my (and my family's) taste. It would be better with less green tomatoes and add potatoes, carrots, peas, celery, etc.. Also ...

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Like the first reviewer, I too replaced some of the green tomatoes with potatoes and I added a little bit of carrot for color too. I actually enjoyed the tartness the tomatoes brought to the sou...

I've wondered about using green tomatoes in soups before. I was surprised by the good flavor this soup had. With that said I knew 5 cups of green tomatoes would be too many for us. So I cut the ...

wasn't crazy about the flavor so I added carrots celery roasted jalapeno and 2 cans of baby peas what a difference .

This soup was wonderful. The bacon really helps with the tartness.

I used 32 oz. chicken broth instead of 3 cups vegetable broth and added fresh mushrooms , celery (sauteed in the bacon grease) instead of celery salt , 3 bay leaves, a little oregano and basil, ...

I'd made the Green Tomato Casserole recipe on this site, and while it was tasty, the texture was way too soupy and the shredded cheese most people recommended adding didn't melt right. (Probably...

Used 8 cups of sectioned green tomatoes. Added a bag of tiny purple potatoes, a large carrot, a couple handfulls of lentils, 4 smashed garlic cloves, a handful of sliced cremini 'shrooms and 4 c...

I made it like the original recipe. The soup was way too tart for my (and my family's) taste. It would be better with less green tomatoes and add potatoes, carrots, peas, celery, etc.. Also ...

We added a couple of small potatoes. Fantastic soup - added to my list of regulars. Tastes just like cabbage rolls.