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Creamy Red Pepper Soup

Rated as 3.62 out of 5 Stars

"'Everyone loves this soup's taste, but no one guesses that pears are the secret ingredient,' says Connie Summers of Augusta, Michigan."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a Dutch oven, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender. Add potatoes, red peppers and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from the heat. Add pears; let cool.
  2. In a blender, cover and puree in batches. Return to the pan. Stir in cayenne and black pepper. Cook until heated through.

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shirley,seattle

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I'm sorry, I don't like to leave a bad review, but this just lacked flavor. I almost tossed the batch, but then was able to salvage it with cumin, greek yogurt, and sweet corn kernals to make i...

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shirley,seattle

Great soup! One of my personal favorites. Sometimes I roast my own red peppers but jarred peppers work quite well in a pinch. I added a little more garlic to suit my own taste as well. I make th...

Thank you for this wonderful soup, I felt like I had presented a resturant quality soup. I did roast my own peppers as I had them on hand from my garden. Other than that I did not change anythin...

WHile not the strong taste, it went well with dinner guest. The teen crowd did not enjoy the soup, but adults found it OK. Not a bad soup with a large dinner as it is light enough in flavor.

I'm sorry, I don't like to leave a bad review, but this just lacked flavor. I almost tossed the batch, but then was able to salvage it with cumin, greek yogurt, and sweet corn kernals to make i...

Cut recipe in half. Roasted 1 large red pepper and 1 green pepper in the oven coated with olive oil at 375 for about 45 minutes. Used Better Than Bullion dissolved in 2 1/2 cups water. Followed ...

very good.

I half a large jar of peppers that I wanted to use up and it just happened to be the same amount that was called for in this recipe. I didn't care for the potatoes in this and it didn't seem to...

Overall not a bad recipe...Yes, mild however I teamed it with pulled pork sandwiches and it was nice. First used the onions and garlic as called for, but then used 6 small red peppers fresh from...