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Red Pepper Soup With Lime

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Ingredients
  Red peppers 4 , seeded and chopped
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Olive oil 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Red chili 1 Small, sliced
  Tomato puree 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter, 3 3/4 Cup)
  Lime 1 , finely grated for rind and juice extracted
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Shredded lime peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Shreds Of Lime Rind For Garnish)
Directions

1. Cook the onion and peppers gently in the oil in a covered saucepan for about 5 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally, until softened.
2. Stir in the garlic, then add the chilli with the tomato puree. Stir in half the stock, then bring to the boil. Cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Cool slightly, then puree in a food processor or blender. Return to the pan, then add the remaining stock, the. lime rind and juice, and seasoning.
4. Bring the soup back to the boil, then serve at once with a few strips of lime rind, scattered into each bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lime
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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