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BLT Soup
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BLT Soup

By amzling89 (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A great dish as a cold starter for the summer or as a hot main course to warm you up through the winter.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 rashers of unsmoked bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp each of fresh chives, parsley, basil and marjoram
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 25g butter
  • Half an iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1L chicken/vegetable stock (can be more or less if desired)
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 3 large fresh tomatoes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 150ml whipping cream
  • 40g grated chedder cheese


  • STEP 1
    In a large pan heat the oil and add the chopped bacon and fry until brown. Stir in the butter and lettuce and cook for 2minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Remove from heat and add stock and tinnned tomatoes.
  • STEP 3
    Return to boil, season with salt and pepper. Add the fresh tomatoes and simmer for 5minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • STEP 4
    Blend in a food processor until almost smooth with fine lumps. Return to low heat, add the cream and stir, without allowing it to boil.
  • STEP 5
    Serve into dishes and add croutons and a sprinkle of grated cheese, if desired.
  • STEP 6
    Can also be done without the bacon, using vegetable stock for a vegetarian version.

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