Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 1 onion chopped fine
- 3-4 bacon slices (diced)
- 2 Tbs tomato paste
- 2 bunches celery, cut in 1/2 in. slices
- 1 qt. hot stock or broth
- salt & pepper
- 1/2 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (1 oz.)
Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onion and bacon; saute until onion begins to brown.
Stir in tomato paste and celery. Cook 5 minutes,stir occasionally.
Gradually stir in stock or broth. Cover and simmer 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Stir rice into soup/ Simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Pour into tureen or serve in
Sprinkle cheese over the top.
Serving Size: Makes 4 servings.