Sweet Peppers Soup
From: James, New York, USA
Comments: Serve hot or cold.
Servings: 4
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] olive oil
  • 3 medium sweet peppers [1 green - 1 red - 1 orange], membranes removed, seeded and chopped
  • 1 potato, diced
  • 1 small leek, sliced
  • 1 Hungarian pepper, membranes removed, seeded and chopped [optional]
  • 2 cups [500 mL] chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup [80 mL] cream [15% m.s.g.]
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 rings sweet green pepper, membranes removed and seeded [to decorate]
  • 4 rings sweet red pepper, membranes removed and seeded [to decorate]
  • Heat olive oil into a large casserole.
  • Brown together chopped sweet peppers, potato dices, leek slices and, if desired chopped Hungarian pepper, for several minutes.
  • Pour in chicken stock; bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer for approximately 30 minutes.
  • Puree mixture into a food processor or a blender.
  • Stir in cream, salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot or refrigerate before serving cold, each serving garnished with a ring sweet green pepper and a ring sweet red pepper.