SPICY BELL PEPPER SOUP

November 23, 2017

Soup season!!! Prepare for some hearty, pick-me-up, weather-oustide-sucks soup recipes.
First up a colourful bell pepper soup. Pleasingly quick to cook this soup compels with quite a unique taste.

SPICY BELL PEPPER SOUP

  • 1.5l vegetable stock
  • 5 large red bell peppers
  • 1 small white onion
  • chilli [or spicy bell pepper powder]
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 200ml cream
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream [or crème fraîche]
  • 16 shrimp [or fish]
  • 1 medium potato [optional]

_ wash and deseed bell peppers

_ cut into small cubes

_ finely dice onion

_ peel and finely dice potato [adding potato will make the soup creamier but is not necessary for the taste]

_ heat oil in a large pot

_ sauté onions and bell peppers

_ season with salt and sugar

_ once the bell peppers start to soften add the stock

_ simmer until bell pepper is completely soft

_ puree soup

[if you want to get rid of any remaining bell pepper peel pieces pour soup through a fine meshed sieve]

_ mix in cream and pepper

_ season with more salt and sugar if necessary

_ put shrimp on a skewer, season and briefly fly in olive oil

_ serve soup with some cream and the shrimp skewers

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