Zupas Roasted Red Pepper Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Sabia

This recipe is from a restaurant in the area called Zupas that I just learned about today. They shared two of their recipes with the public and this was one of them.

Top Review by LilPinkieJ

This is a very good red pepper soup. I have made it before, but this was slightly different. I added more celery, just because I love it. It didn't say if I should drain the peppers or not, so I did. I added a dash of white pepper. Also, I used 3 bay leaves - not so much for the flavor - but we have the tradition that the girl who gets the bay leaf in her bowl is the prettiest girl at the table. So I have 3 girls and need to add three ;) Made and Reviewed for Tag It Red - Thanks! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Start by melting 2 tablespoons of butter in a medium sized soup pot.
  2. When melted add diced onion, celery, thyme, basil, cayenne pepper, salt and garlic. Sautee vegetables for about 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Add the water, vegetable base, heavy cream, and roasted red peppers into the soup pot and bring to a simmer.
  4. Place the burr mixer in the soup and blend until the soup has a smooth texture. Add the bay leaf and simmer for an additional 20 minutes. pick out the bay leaf to finish.

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