Tomato Bisque With Garlic Croutons

Recipe by LilPinkieJ
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • For the Tomato Bisque: In a large soup pot melt bacon fat, add onions and celery. Cook onions and celery until translucent, do not brown. Add tomatoes, basil and cook for 2 minutes. Add tomato juice, V-8 juice, tomato paste, chicken stock and simmer 15 minutes. Add heavy cream and bring back to a boil. Turn off heat and add the tub of cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • For the Garlic Croutons: In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Place the ingredients on a baking sheet and bake at 325°F until a golden brown, approximately 15 minutes.
  • Final Presentation: Place soup in bowl, add croutons in soup and garnish with chives.