recipe of the week.

wow, its been awhile with the recipe posts.

but the drought is over.

I'm a pretty picky soup eater. but this one's a winner.

red pepper soup with basil cream from country living
serves 6
  • 3 clove(s) (small) garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 can(s) (15-ounce) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 jar(s) (12-ounce) marinated roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 2 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup(s) packed fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon(s) sugar
basil cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped fresh basil, for basil cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) freshly ground pepper
  1. Sauté garlic and onion with olive oil in large pot over medium heat for 6 minutes. Add tomatoes, red peppers, and chicken broth. Cook for 15 minutes.
  2. Add fresh basil, balsamic vinegar, and sugar and puree in a blender or food processor.
  3. For basil cream, stir sour cream and heavy cream together with chopped basil and salt and freshly ground pepper. Serve soup with dollop of basil cream and chopped basil.
perfect for cold, first day of snow kind of days. :)

1 comment:

kelly c said...

janet, in the words of emmy grace, "this soup is nummy, nummy, nummy!!!"

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