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Chipotle Red Pepper Soup

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
  • Cook time:41 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Other:20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 small red bell peppers
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 drained canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil 18 minutes or until bell peppers are blackened. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 20 minutes. Peel.

Place bell peppers, broth, and next 4 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 13 minutes or until carrot is tender.

Place 1 chipotle chile and half of pepper mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Repeat procedure with remaining chile and pepper mixture. Return pureed mixture to pan; stir in half-and-half and salt. Cook soup over medium heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Ladle soup into 4 bowls. Top each serving evenly with sour cream and cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 128
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 3.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.4g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Iron: 1.0mg
  • Sodium: 852mg
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fiber: 2.0g
  • Calcium: 84mg
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