Roasted Red Pepper Soup
Yield: 4 servings
4.86 from 7 votes

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
This roasted red pepper soup is an excellent source of healthy vitamins – and it's delicious! One bowl will fill you up.

Ingredients

  • 4 large red bell peppers (roasted seeds removed)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 medium carrot (peeled and chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 tsp herbs de provence
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 3 cups fat free chicken broth (or vegetable stock)
  • 1 medium russet potato (peeled and chopped)
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fat free sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Instructions

  • To roast red peppers on the grill, place clean fresh red peppers directly on the grill top. You can also put them directly over the flame on your stove.
  • Turn your peppers frequently, as needed until the skin has turned completely black and starts to blister.
  • When the entire pepper skin has turned black, remove the peppers from the grill and place them into a bowl.
  • Cover the bowl with a lid or a dish to make it airtight to build up steam.
  • Let the peppers rest in the bowl for 10 minutes.
  • Uncover, remove from the bowl and the skin will slide off easily.
  • Cut the pepper in half to core and remove seeds.
  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onions, carrots, garlic, and herbs and saute until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the broth, roasted bell peppers, potato and wine.
  • Bring to a simmer over high heat.
  • Decrease the heat to medium-low and cover, simmer until the potatoes are very tender, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.
  • With an immersion hand blender, puree the soup in the pot with the sour cream until it is smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the grated parmesan and ladle into bowls.

Nutrition

Serving: 11/2 cups, Calories: 138kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 1.3g, Cholesterol: 8.5mg, Sodium: 770mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 5.8g
Blue Smart Points: 3
Green Smart Points: 3
Purple Smart Points: 2
Points +: 4