Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Red pepper and garlic on a baking tray ready for roasting

Written by McDonald, T.  |  Date 4th of March 2021

If you suddenly end up with a lot of red peppers, this is a great way to use them.  This is spicy and rich and just the thing while the whether is still cool. 

Serves 2

Time - 1hr

Ingredients

  • 4 red bell peppers
  • 0.5 onion
  • 3 sun-dried tomatoes or/and 2 fresh tomatoes quartered
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and whole
  • 2 tsp of red chilli chutney 
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method 

Step 1 - prepare the peppers and garlic

  1. Cut the peppers into chunks and spaed out evenly on a oiled baking tray.
  2. Add salt and pepper and spray on some more oil.
  3. Roast in the oven with whole peeled cloves of garlic for about 40 minutes at 200C.

Red pepper and garlic on a baking tray ready for roasting
Red pepper and garlic

 Step 2 - prepare the other veg

  1. Finely chop the onion and sauté in a pot with a little olive oil and cumin seeds until the onions soften and go translucent.
  2. Add the roasted peppers, garlic, tomatoes, red chilli chutney and vegetable stock to the pot and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth-ish and let simmer for 5 - 10 more minute
  4. Server while still hot

Peppers in a pot with the other ingredients before blending.
Peppers in a pot with the other ingredients before blending.

Results 

Spicy rich flavour.  Great with some crusty bread. 

Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Soup

I hope that you liked this blog and if you do try this recipe, please let me now how you got on and what it turned out like. You can leave a comment in the comments below.

 

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