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Spicy Tomato Bisque with Bacon



  • 1-2 lbs tomatoes (Bay Produce work well), quartered
  • 3 carrots , chopped into roughly 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red onion (yellow for a more mild flavor), quartered
  • 3-5 jalapeno peppers (adjust for personal preference), diced
  • 3-5 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1 T olvie oil
  • 1-2 C chicken or veggie broth
  • ¼ C heavy cream
  • salt and pepper , to taste
  • 1 lb bacon , separated


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Place tomatoes, carrots, onion, jalapenos, and garlic in roasting pan. Add olive oil, salt and pepper, mix well. Roast pan in oven for 30-40 minutes.
  2. While veggies roast, fry the bacon.
  3. Once the veggies are done, place in food processor/blender. Add broth, cream and all but three strips of bacon. Blend until smooth with a uniform texture (it may take 3-4 batches depending on the size of processor/blender). Pour mixture into a soup pot. Heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Crumble remaining bacon and garnish bowls of soup with this. Sour cream and cilantro also make a great garnish for this soup.

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