Yellow Pepper Soup With Fresh Tomato Salsa

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

The Best Freezer Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. If serving soup right away, make salsa topping. If you are freezing soup, make salsa the day of serving.
  2. To make salsa:.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together tomatoes, onion, garlic, hot pepper, cilantro, half of the lime juice and salt. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. Taste, and if desired, add remaining lime juice. This will keep refrigerated for up to one day.
  5. To make soup:.
  6. Wash yellow peppers. Core, seed and split in half. With your hand flatten peppers slightly to they will lay on the grill nicely.
  7. Preheat grill or broiler. Roast peppers for about 15 minutes or until skins are charred black.
  8. Remove from heat and place in a paper bag. Seat bag and let sit for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from bag and skins should slide right off.
  10. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in stock, carrot, roasted bell peppers and banana pepper. Crumble in saffron.
  11. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until vegetable are very tender.
  12. Puree, in batches, in a food processor or blender.
  13. If freezing: cool and ladle into freezer containers. Seal and label. Freeze for up to 4 months.
  14. To Serve:.
  15. Thaw in fridge.
  16. When ready to serve, stir in 1/2 & 1/2 cream. Taste for seasoning.
  17. Ladle into chilled bowls and garnish with a spoonful of Fresh Tomato Salsa.