Green Tomato and Bacon Soup Recipe

  • 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
  • 1/2 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 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.