Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Kathy Williams


This is my favorite soup. So, so good with a good grilled cheese or a fat piece of french bread.


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20 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    good size red bell peppers, or 1 jar of roasted red peppers
  • ·
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried marjoram
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayanne pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    small rine of parmesian reggiano
  • 1 can(s)
    28 0z diced tomatoes
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, plus 1 teaspoon
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 -1/2 c
    heavy cream

How to Make Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup


  1. Roast Peppers: Rub oil on peppers and put them under a broiler turning them over until blackened on all sides. Place them in a paper bag and seal. Let rest for 15 mins
    Then peel, core and remove seeds. Chop peppers into pieces.
  2. Heat olive oil over moderate heat, add onion, salt and pepper. Cook until just soft, add garlic, bay leaf and tomatoe paste for 1-2 minutes more or until onions are soft.
  3. Add roast peppers, tomatoes, thyme, celery salt, marjoram, paprika, cayanne pepper, sugar, and the parmesan reggiano cheese rind.
    Cook over low-med heat until all tomateo juices are evaporated.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside the bay leaf and rind. Strain, saving the juices, and puree the mixture in a blender. Return to pot, return the bay leaf, and rine add the chicken broth and the strain juices. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer. Stir occasonally to keep the cheese rine from sticking to the pot.
  5. Meanwhile melt butter, stir in flour and cook for a minute. Ladle in 1 or 2 cups of tomato soup stirring until it begins to thicken. Add to soup and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Remove and toss bay leaf and cheese rine. Let rest for a minute or 2 and stir in heavy cream.

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About Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #tomatoe, #red pepper, #soup

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