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Goldcrest brings you a warming savoury soup for winter comfort

Tomato soup with balsamic and crispy bacon
Serves 6

  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 125ml (½ cup) Bertolli olive oil
  • 2 x 400g tins Goldcrest Tomato Soup
  • 1,5 litres chicken stock
  • 10ml (2 tsp) sugar
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 10ml (2 tsp) balsamic vinegar
  • 8 rashers streaky bacon, grilled
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Place the onion and garlic on a roasting tray and drizzle with 30ml (2 tbsp) of the oil. Roast until soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Pour the soup into a large pot and bring to the boil. Add the onion mixture, stock and sugar together with the remaining oil. Season, cover and cook for about 20 minutes.
  4. Ladle the soup into 6 serving bowls and drizzle with the balsamic vinegar. Place a rasher of grilled bacon in each bowl. Crumble the remaining bacon on top and serve with the crackers.