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This 5-Ingredient Roasted Pepper Soup Is Winter Magic
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Hmoshman March 10, 2023
How much does this recipe make? Video makes it look like two quarts. Recipes should include this. Thanks.
Cathy R. February 18, 2022
Just finished making this soup. It was a bit tricky as I do not own a blender but have a hand held immersion one. In spite of this I was able to put it together and the soup looks and tastes delicious! Plan to serve it with some Naan bread and garnish with toasted walnuts. Thank you for a not too complicated and tasty recipe!
Jeff February 17, 2022
I just made this using cashews, and an equal mix of red, yellow, and orange bell peppers. I added less than a cup of water in the final blend to keep the final product on the thicker side. The soup is a little sweeter than I thought it would be, but not in a bad way; think butternut squash soup. I really like everything about this soup. It has great flavors, is super simple to make, is not time- or labor-intensive, and perhaps best of all, thanks to Emma’s excellent video, I learned a new technique for cutting bell peppers! Next time I’m going to try using fresh vegetable stock instead of water at the finish. Highly recommend this soup!
Ann February 13, 2022
Sorry someone didn’t like the walnuts … actually left the walnuts not fully puréed … to add a little texture - two generations of my family plus yesterdays dinner guests swooned over this soup. While millions watched the tv I went to the store for all the ingredients to make more!!! Thanks!
Neal R. February 11, 2022
I made this soup yesterday for my wife. She loves soup and I made it exactly as you did. Delicious. I even used the cold soup as a dressing for rotisserie chicken I had on my salad today for lunch. I just use a regular blender and was able to blend out the nut texture. I loved the simplicity of the recipe. Thank you!
Jan February 11, 2022
I made this. It tastes like an underlying layer of paste--the walnuts. Even Vitamix can't get rid of the texture of the soaked walnuts. Sorry, this is just awful.
Emma L. February 11, 2022
Sorry to hear that, Jan! Here are some other soup recipes in case you're looking for another: https://food52.com/blog/25156-best-soup-recipes
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I’m excited to try this new recipe, the video was great. Hoping for some big flavors from very little ingredients!
Lois February 8, 2022
Sounds delicious. I'm vegan. What would you suggest as a substitute for the feta cheese?
You could increase the quantity of nuts a bit and add a big spoonful of white miso or nutritional yeast.
sdtilt February 8, 2022
Any thoughts on a non-dairy alternative to the feta? I have a couple of ideas, but am curious if you've tried anything. thanks.
Hi sdtilt and Lois—you could increase the quantity of nuts a bit and add a big spoonful of white miso or nutritional yeast.
Allison B. February 8, 2022
I have a question: Can you substitute goat cheese for the feta? This soup sounds AMAZING.
Fun idea! Sounds delicious. For goat cheese, I would either skip roasting it or just keep a close eye on the oven. And then swap in lightly salted water instead of feta brine.
Susanna February 8, 2022
I know this sounds bonkers…but I just got two pounds of Anaheim peppers in a farm box. I wonder if I could take this in a more southwestern direction, maybe subbing cotija cheese and using pepitas instead of nuts? Those might not purée well, though.
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