Cream of Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup with Tuscan Herb Olive Oil

When you can’t beat the autumn (or winter) chill, warm up with this roasted pepper tomato soup, using our popular Tuscan Herb olive oil

Cream of Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup with Tuscan Herb Olive Oil
Serves 4
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Cook Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
  1. 2 - 28 oz. cans tomato puree
  2. 1/2 cup white wine
  3. 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  4. 2 large red bell peppers, roasted, seeded, peeled and chopped, or one jar of roasted red peppers, drained & chopped
  5. 3 tablespoons Tuscan Herb Olive Oil
  6. 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
  7. 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  8. 1 bunch fresh basil leaves washed, dried, & torn (reserving 6 small sprigs for garnish)
  9. 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  10. 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  11. 1 cup heavy cream
  12. sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste​
  1. In a medium (5+ quart) heavy stock pot, heat one tablespoon of Tuscan Herb Olive Oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion and saute until translucent, for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and saute for another minute.
  4. Add the white wine and reduce by half.
  5. Add the chicken stock, roasted peppers, tomato puree, basil leaves and oregano to the pot.
  6. Lower the heat to medium and simmer for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove the pot from heat.
  8. Using an immersion blender, puree the hot soup until smooth and creamy in consistency.
  9. Add the heavy cream and Romano Cheese and stir to combine.
  10. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Drizzle each bowl with approximately one teaspoon of Tuscan Herb Olive Oil and a sprig of basil.
  12. Serve immediately.
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Products Used in this Recipe

  • Our Tuscan Herb Olive Oil is an amazing proprietary blend of several herbs including Oregano, Basil, Garlic, and Rosemary. A total of 6 different herbs were selected, and then their essential oils were added in a precise ratio to a very high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The result: a superior Bread Dipping and Seasoning Oil that exhibits a superlative balance of fresh herb flavors. This is one our best-sellers!
    Tip: Pour it straight from the bottle for bread dipping, and to season grilled or roasted vegetables, meats and potatoes. Drizzle it on, after cooking or grilling to release the maximum amount of flavor. For a quick herb salad dressing, mix it 2 or 3 to one with our Premium White, Sicilian Lemon White, Aceto Balsamico di Modena 4 Leaf or even our Fig Balsamic Vinegar.

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