This Red Pepper Soup is Healthy and Wholesome

Red pepper soup
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Looking for a meal that delivers some serious flavor, gorgeous color, and health benefits in under an hour? Then check out this simple, wholesome red pepper soup, which delivers essential vitamins and minerals, all while tasting like summer in a bowl.

Ingredients (to serve 4):

  • 3 large bell peppers
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tin of butter beans
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Deseed and quarter the peppers, roughly smash the garlic cloves in a pestle and mortar. Halve the onions.
  2. Heat the oil in a wide-based saucepan, and then add the peppers, garlic and onions. Keep stirring, cook through on a medium heat for about 10 minutes, until the onion is starting to soften.
  3. Add the beans (including their liquid) and the vegetable stock to the pan. Stir well and simmer for 25 minutes.
  4. You can leave the soup as it is, or blitz it in a blender or food processor. Season with salt and pepper, serve with some crusty white bread.

Simple, satisfying and nourishing, this red pepper soup is a great recipe for colder winter days.