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10 Minute Roasted Red Pepper Soup

How was your Thanksgiving?  Hope it was happy, and full of warm family memories, and just enough food. Chances are you’re still finishing off the left overs, but just in case you aren’t, or you’re just sick of cooking and need a break from turkey, I thought I’d share one of my newest favorite soup recipes.  I pinned this from Food & Wine earlier in the fall, and it was an immediate hit with everyone in the family. It calls for hummus, which I think is weird in soup, and and initially that was scary to me. Not that I don’t like hummus, but in soup?? That’s weird right? I’m SO glad I tried it because it’s unbelievable tasty, very healthy, and best of all, super quick with minimal ingredients. Almost a no-cook soup recipe.

Feel free to use any leftover turkey instead of the chicken! Roasted Piquillo peppers come from Spain, and are available in the imported foods section of most grocery stores. If you can’t find them, substitute regular jarred roasted red peppers. Try a spicy hummus if you like more kick.


10 Minute Roasted Red Pepper Soup|Craving Something Healthy


10 Minute Roasted Red Pepper Soup


  • 1-12 oz jar piquillo peppers (drained)
  • 1-8 oz container classic hummus
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Chopped flat-leaf parsley


In a blender or food processor, combine the peppers with the chicken stock and hummus, and puree until smooth.

Transfer the soup to a medium saucepan. Add the rice and chicken, and bring to a boil.

Season with salt and pepper.

Ladle the soup into bowls, and garnish with parsley.


Slightly adapted from Food & Wine

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 942mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g 36%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

2 Responses to “10 Minute Roasted Red Pepper Soup”

  1. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I love the idea of using hummus in a soup–I never thought of that before!

    • Anne says:

      I agree it’s kind of strange, but really a delicious flavor! This recipe would be great in a veggie version too… Happy Holidays to you!

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