Pepper Soup.

Serves: 4 | Difficulty: Medium
Prep Time: 10mins | Cook Time: 25-30mins |Total Time: 35-40mins.

Ingredients:

  • 2tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Red/Spanish Onion. (Chopped fine)
  • 2 Red Peppers 
  • 2 Green Peppers (replace with Orange if you don’t like Green.)
  • 2 Yellow Peppers
  • 1.5pints chicken stock
  • tsp Paprika

Method:

  1. Cut the peppers into 1/2 inch wide by 1 inch long strips.
  2. Melt 1tbsp of butter in a pan, cook the onions until soft.
  3. Add the peppers  and butter to the pan. Stirring every few minutes so that nothing sticks or burns.
  4. Add the stock and paprika to the pan and bring to the boil.
  5. Lower the heat and leave to simmer for 10minutes.
  6. Blend the soup and sieve to make smooth.
  7. Put back in the pan, season with salt and pepper to taste and simmer for a few more minutes. Try not to let it boil.

Notes:

Flour can be added to this recipe if you want to thicken it. It’s a nice rich flavour and isn’t bad for you (if you ignore the butter.) It’s nice served with some crusty brown bread.

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