Roasted Pepper Potato Soup Recipe
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Roasted Pepper Potato Soup Recipe

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I really enjoy potato soup, and this rich creamy version is different than most I've tried. I like its lemon and cilantro flavors, but you can adjust the ingredients to best suit your family's taste buds. --Hollie Powell of St. Louis, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, undrained and chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 204 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 1154mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onions in oil until tender. Stir in the roasted peppers, chilies, cumin, salt and coriander. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in potatoes and broth; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in cilantro and lemon juice. Cool slightly. In a blender, process the cream cheese and half of the soup until smooth. Return all to pan and heat through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Pepper Potato Soup in Light & Tasty August/September 2004, p37

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Reviewed Nov. 24, 2015

"This was quite yummy. The lemon juice really brightened the flavor. It's a keeper!"

Reviewed Nov. 7, 2015

"This was surprisingly very good!! Definitely will make again."

Reviewed Oct. 24, 2015

"Will defiantly make again. I used chicken broth instead of vegetable and used fresh parsley from our garden since I had it on hand. Yum!"

Reviewed Oct. 17, 2015

"Sorry but this turned out awful, too much pepper flavor. Wast of time and ingredients"

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2015

"A great soup, we all loved it! Will be making it again, thank you!"

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