Roasted Red Pepper Soup (One Pot)

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Quick and easy roasted red pepper soup recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute meal is creamy, loaded with tomatoes & Italian herbs.

This is the best healthy soup and an easy weeknight meal that’s warm and comforting, just like this Tomato Basil Soup (One Pot) and my Easy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup (One Pot).

Easy Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup Recipe

How to make roasted red pepper soup/ Roasted red pepper tomato soup?

  1. Heat butter and oil.
  2. Saute onions and garlic.
  3. Mix in flour and cook.
  4. Add tomatoes, red peppers, broth.
  5. Blend and make soup smooth.
  6. Mix in sriracha sauce, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper.
  7. Let it simmer.
  8. Mix in milk.
  9. Garnish and you are done.

What sides to serve with creamy roasted red pepper soup?

  • Garlic bread
  • Breadsticks
  • Croutons
  • Grilled cheese sandwich
  • Salad
  • Crusty bread
  • Dinner rolls
  • Garlic bread
  • Pita bread

How to make make soup thick and creamy?

This can be accomplished by the addition of:

  • Cream cheese
  • Heavy cream
  • Half and half
  • Whole milk
  • Sour cream
  • Flour (That’s what I used in this recipe)
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe (One Pot Meal)

Soup garnish and toppings

-Herbs: Use fresh, roughly chopped basil, parsley, cilantro.

-Croutons: Seasoned croutons taste the best.

-Cheese: Shredded mozzarella and parmesan are best! Gouda cheese is also a classic choice.

Tips and Techniques

-Use nonstick pot to prevent sticking and burning.

-Use low sodium broth and unsalted butter to prevent soup from becoming too salty.

-If you don’t have vegetable broth, you can replace it with chicken broth.

-Adjust the amount of seasonings, based on your preference.

-Jarred roasted red peppers or homemade roasted red peppers can be used.

-Sriracha sauce is optional but highly recommended since it adds a subtle spicy kick. You can also replace it with 1/2 test red chili flakes OR even omit it altogether if you don’t like spice.

-All-purpose flour yields the best results. Don’t replace it with any other flour.

-If soup looks too thin at the end, cook without lid on medium heat until liquid is reduced and soup thickens to your desired consistency.

-If soup is too thick, thin it by adding some more broth or water at the end.

Other One Pot Soup Recipes

One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe
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One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Quick and easy roasted red pepper soup recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute meal is creamy, loaded with tomatoes & Italian herbs.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: roasted red pepper soup
Calories: 179 kcal
Author: Abeer

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 2 cans Crushed tomatoes 15 oz. cans
  • 1 jar Roasted red peppers 12 oz. jar
  • 2 cups Vegetable broth Low sodium
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce Optional
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 3/4 cup Whole milk Or heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Heat butter and oil in a nonstick pot  over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the onion and garlic and saute until fragrant. 

  3. Add flour and continue cooking until your have a thick paste that’s golden brown. Turn off heat. 

  4. Add crushed tomatoes, roasted red peppers, broth. 

  5. Use a hand held immersion blender to blend everything until smooth and there are no flour lumps. 

  6. Turn on heat to medium heat.

  7. Add sriracha sauce (optional), Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Mix and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes. 

  8. Optional: Turn off heat and mix in milk.

  9. Garnish with freshly chopped basil and/or parsley. 

  10.  Top off with seasoned croutons, prior to serving. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 179 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 1983mg83%
Potassium 869mg25%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1320IU26%
Vitamin C 62.1mg75%
Calcium 190mg19%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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