Cynthia's Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup

"Red-pepper soup for late summer" by Michael Hastings. Recipe from "Jan Karon's Mitford Cookbook & Kitchen Reader". Keep a jar of roasted bell peppers in the pantry for dinner in a hurry. Recipe Swap, Winston-Salem Journal: August 24, 2011.

Yield: 6 servings
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  • 1 cup(s) chopped green onions or shallots
  • 2 tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 1/2 cup(s) chicken stock
  • 2 cup(s) jarred roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 2 14 1/2-ounce can(s) whole stewed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried basil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Sour cream, for garnish


  1. 1. Saute the onions in olive oil until soft. Add the chicken stock, red peppers, tomatoes, sugar and basil. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. 2. Remove the tomatoes and peppers with a slotted spoon and transfer to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth, and then return to the liquid. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with a dollop of sour cream.
September 2011

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