Islander Tomato Soup

July 26, 2015
Photo by Nancy Phillips
Author Notes

A hearty, earthy, fresh tomato and coconut soup. —Nancy Phillips

  • Makes 3-4 servings
  • 4 ripe plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup tomatoe paste
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 4 pieces smoked bacon, sliced 1/4" bits
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste
In This Recipe
  1. Fry bacon pieces. Not too crisp. Add onion, garlic, coconut and fresh tomato.. Saute.
  2. Blend in tomato paste.
  3. Add chicken stock. Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Add milk. salt and pepper to taste. Heat till desired temperature. Do not let it boil.
  5. Ladle into individual bowls and top each with coconut flakes..

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