Roast Red Pepper & Tomato Soup
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Roast Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

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Serves 4

A delicious warming soup stacked with vitamins & minerals. Perfect when you have a cold.

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Ingredients

  • 3 Deep red peppers, halved & de-seeded.
  • 1 White onion, unpeeled & halved.
  • 4 Cloves of garlic, unpeeled.
  • 2 Sticks of celery, sliced & chopped.
  • 500g Plum tomatoes.
  • 450ml Vegetable stock.
  • 2tbsp Olive oil.
  • 2tbsp Tomato puree.
  • 1tbsp Sundried tomato paste.
  • 1tsp Flaked chilli.
  • 25g Butter.
  • Salt & coarsely ground black pepper.

Method

    1. Pre heat oven to 200šC/gas mark 4. Place the pepper & onion halves (cut side down) along with the plum tomatoes & garlic cloves into a baking tray & drizzle with the olive oil. Bake at the top of your oven for 30 mins or until the vegetables are roasted & tender.
    2. Meanwhile melt down the butter in a large pan over a medium heat and saute the chopped celery for 4-5 mins. Not too hot, don't burn the butter.
    3. Make up the vegetable stock adding the tomato puree, sundried tomato paste & the chilli flakes. Mix well and then add to the sauteed celery. Remove from the heat.
    4. When the baked vegetables are ready remove the peel from the onion & garlic cloves roughly chop them & add them to the pan along with the plum tomtoes. Place back on to a low to medium heat & using a hand blender blend until the soup is smooth.
    5. Season to taste & gently simmer until the soup is at a comfortable edible temperature. Do not allow the soup to boil. Serve with ciabatta bread & enjoy the moment.

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Joshtheamateur
10th Mar, 2015
5.05
This was possibly the greatest thing I have ever tasted, registered for the sole purpose of rating 5* and I am normally against veg and i eat red meat nearly every night. Amazing. No I am not going overboard!
ley30
13th Jan, 2015
5.05
Lovely, lovely, lovely..... I used tinned tomatoes and red and yellow peppers. I also used coconut oil as another commenter had suggested. I will definitely be making this soup again. Yummy!!!
Gom
6th Aug, 2014
My new favourite soup! Used regular tomatoes instead of plum and had no sundried tomato paste, celery or chili flakes (whoops!) but put a spoon of chili powder and a knob of butter in with the stock instead, along with the tomato puree. Also used coconut oil instead of olive when roasting the vegetables, tasted incredible! Would definitley reccomend trying that.
d3gu
24th Jun, 2014
Made this delicious soup today, very easy and quick! Instead of using sundried tomato paste & puree, I just roasted some sundried tomatoes along with everything else and it turned out great :)
dwatson27
22nd Jun, 2014
Made for the first time today. Very tasty! Will be serving as a soup dish and using any leftovers as a stock for homemade chicken curry. Lovely. 5 stars
bevtabor
16th Jun, 2014
Gorgeous soup, sweet and full of flavour. Followed the recipe. Felt it needed a little more stock. Husband loved it. Will make again!
Falkirkscottie
17th Mar, 2014
Didn't have plum tomatoes and purée to hand so I used Italian chopped tomatoes with a hint of basil and 1/2 jar of Ragu sauce. Followed the recipe for everything else and the result was delicious. Definitely a keeper and a recipe that will on my rolling menu. Thanks for sharing
Jen1961
13th Mar, 2014
5.05
Super easy and full of flavour. I didn't have tomato paste so I added an extra tbsp of tomato purée. My favourite soup to date. Thanks for sharing.
james888
27th Jan, 2014
Delicious Soup! Will definitely be making this again. I read some of the earlier comments and tips before making and I also added a sweet potato. I didn't have any sun-dried tomato paste, used 1/2 teaspoon of chilli flakes and 1/2 teaspoon of paprika. I used 3 x romano peppers as thats what I had in the fridge, 250g mixed piccolo tomatoes with plum tomatoes (only because I sometimes find tomatoes too over-powering) Blended it and then pushed it through a sieve....perfect! I loved it, my husband loved it and the workman laying our floor :)
parkerchrissy
28th Dec, 2013
Great soup - just before serving I fried some chopped up chorizo. Served the soup with a blob of crème fraiche and the crispy chorizo. Was gorgeous - and would make with or without the topping

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