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Bacon and tomato soda bread

Bacon and tomato soda bread

This yeast-free bread is easy to make and is a great way to use up either leftover ham or bacon and tomatoes.
By Love Food Hate Waste
Serves 6
Prep/Cook time: 30-45 minutes
Slices of soda bread filled with bacon

Ingredients

4 slices back bacon, chopped
Use up either leftover bacon or ham
4 spring onions, sliced
Use up what you have. Shallots work well here too.
100g cherry tomatoes, halved
450g plain flour
284ml carton buttermilk
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

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Recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7.

  2. Fry the bacon, spring onions and tomatoes for 3-4 minutes and allow to cool.

  3. Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda and 1 tsp salt in a large bowl. Mix in the bacon mixture. Make a well in the centre and pour in the buttermilk. Using your hands lightly knead to form a dough which should be soft but not sticky. Mould into a large round loaf.

  4. Place on a lightly greased baking tray and make a cross in the top with a knife. Bake for 30 minutes until golden and sounding hollow when tapped on the base.

  5. Slice and serve with leftover roast meat, ham or cheese.

Make the most of your leftovers
Store in
Airtight container
Time
2 days
Where to store
Cool, dry place
Reheat
Best served fresh. Oven bake until piping hot and reheat only once.

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