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Superb Yellow Pepper Soup Recipe
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Superb Yellow Pepper Soup Recipe

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"I first tasted this sunny-looking soup at a luncheon hosted by a good friend," writes Linda Nilsen of Anoka, Minnesota. "It's simple and superb when served warm with a dollop of sour cream...or you can chill it for a refreshing change of pace in summer."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium sweet yellow peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Sour cream and minced chives, optional

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One 1-cup serving (prepared with low-sodium broth and without butter, salt and sour cream) equals 57 calories, 78 mg sodium, 3 mg cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 2 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the peppers, onion and potato in oil and butter if desired for about 4 minutes or until onion is tender. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute or until garlic is tender.
  2. Stir in the broth, bay leaf, salt if desired and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Discard bay leaf. Cool slightly; puree in batches in a blender. Return to pan. Stir in buttermilk; heat through. Serve hot or cold; garnish with sour cream and chives if desired. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Superb Yellow Pepper Soup in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p45

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One 1-cup serving (prepared with low-sodium broth and without butter, salt and sour cream) equals 57 calories, 78 mg sodium, 3 mg cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 2 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2011

My husband doesn't like peppers, but this sounded so good I thought I would make it. It was so good, and even he liked it! Very pretty too.

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