Thursday, November 12, 2015

Tomato Bisque Soup ~ with Coconut Cream

First Taste of Wintery Weather yesterday~ Perfect Night for Tomato Soup


  • 5 slices Thick Hickory Smoked Bacon- Roughly chopped
  • 1 No. 10 can of whole Tomatoes
  • ( I love the Large Can of Tomatoes from Costco) 
  • 1  onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 head of garlic~ roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 heaping tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 Cups Cream of Coconut 
  • ( Found at Trader Joes)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives


Cook Bacon in large soup pot.  Add the butter and Saute onion and Garlic  in butter and add the chopped tomatoes. Add bay leaf, sugar, cloves, salt, pepper and basil. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are thoroughly cooked, about 25 minutes. Smash Tomotoes with a wooden spoon until soup is desired consistency.  Add cream of coconut and heat through. Adjust seasonings to your liking.   Sprinkle with chopped chives.

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