Yummy Stewed Tomatoes

Recipe by JenSmith
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fry the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until brown and crisp. Remove the bacon from the rendered drippings with a slotted spoon, drain it, and reserve.
  • Cut the bread into bite-size cubes, stir them into the hot drippings, and cook until lightly toasted. (Warning: they cook pretty fast, so don't leave them unattended!) Remove the bread cubes with a slotted spoon and reserve them.
  • Stir the celery and onion into the remaining drippings (there won't be much left), then cover and sweat the veggies for about 3 minutes, until soft.
  • Add the tomatoes and the remaining seasonings, cover again, and continue cooking for about 15 more minutes, until the tomatoes are juicy and tender. If they are down-right soupy, uncover and cook over high heat briefly to eliminate some of the liquid. Just before serving, mix in the reserved bread cubes and bacon.
  • Note: This can also be made using canned whole tomatoes. Just take a utility knife and chop the tomatoes while still in the can, then use as directed.
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