Smokey Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

6
Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

This delicious soup is made with fresh veggies only. Some are roasted, some are sauteed, but it is a wonderful nature flavor of Mother Natures sweet vegetables. To jack this up a notch, add a habanero pepper to the roasting process.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
approx 7 c
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • ROASTED VEGGIES

  • 6-8
    tomatoes
  • 1/2 large
    red bell pepper
  • 1/2 large
    yellow bell
  • 1/2 large
    orange bell pepper
  • 1
    habanero pepper, fresh, opt
  • 3 clove
    garlic
  • SAUTED VEGGIES

  • 1 1/2 c
    finely diced onion (approx 1 onion)
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely chopped carrots (approx 2-3 carrots)
  • 1 c
    finely diced celery (approx 1 rib)
  • 4-8 Tbsp
    olive oil/unsalted butter
  • REMAINING INGREDIENTS

  • 4 c
    rich homemade chicken stock (unsalted)
  • 2 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp
    cracked black pepper
  • ·
    coarse sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • THICKENER

  • 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1/2 c
    masa (corn flour)
  • GARNISH

  • ·
    **crumbled bacon
  • ·
    **grated cheese

How to Make Smokey Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut tomatoes and peppers in half. Remove stems and seeds from peppers. Place all on a spray oil coated baking sheet. Also place 3 cloves of garlic with skin ON, on baking sheet. Bake at 300° for 1 hr.
  2. Meanwhile, chop/dice onion, celery, and carrots. Place in a large soup pot with about 4 tbs. of butter or olive oil. Saute until completely tender, about 30-45 min. I like to place a lid on, it speeds up the process.
  3. Once roasted veggies are cool, remove skin from tomatoes and garlic. Place tomatoes, peppers, garlic, and sauteed veggies in food process and blend well until they resemble a puree. Return to soup pot.
  4. Add 4 c. of rich chicken stock. I use home made. Also add 2 tsp. smoked paprika, 1 tsp. cracked black pepper and a pinch of salt. Let simmer for 15 min. Add more salt if necessary. At this point, mix together 1/2 c. of hot water and 1/2 c. of flour or corn flour till it becomes a paste. Add to soup mix and stir with a whisk to combine well. Add chopped cilantro once soup is to taste.
  5. Garnish with crumbled cooked bacon and grated cheese or sour cream.

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About Smokey Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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