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Spiced Tomato Soup


  • 2 cups water
  • 5 pounds fresh tomatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon mixed pickling spice, tied in a cheesecloth bag
  • 3 large onions, chopped
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Whipped cream
  • Toasted slivered almonds


  • 1. In a large stockpot, bring the first eight ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until vegetables are tender.
  • 2. Remove from the heat and cool slightly; discard spice bag. Press mixture through a food mill; return juice to pan.
  • 3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir flour until smooth. Cook and stir until browned and bubbly; stir into soup. Add bacon and heat through. Garnish with dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 170 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 1518mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.


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