Spanish Red Pepper Soup

Inspired by Spanish Romesco sauce, this delicious soup is flavorful without being too heavy, and it’s a snap to make using pantry staples you probably already have on hand! Serve it as a side dish, as a light meal with a sandwich, or in shot or espresso glasses for an elegant appetizer.

1⁄2 (16-ounce) jar Natural Grocers® Brand Organic Roasted Red Pepper Strips
1 (14.5-ounce) can Natural Grocers Brand Organic Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
4 organic garlic cloves
1 teaspoon Natural Grocers Brand Bulk Organic Ground Smoked Paprika
4 tablespoons Natural Grocers Brand Almond Butter
1⁄2 teaspoon Natural Grocers Brand Bulk Real Salt
2 cups organic vegetable broth
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  Natural Grocers Brand Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for drizzling
2 tablespoons minced organic parsley
Optional toppings
  Natural Grocers Brand Bulk Roasted Salted Pumpkin Seeds
  Natural Grocers Brand Bulk Organic Pinon Nuts, toasted
  crumbled feta cheese, or dairy-free feta

1. Combine the red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, paprika, almond butter, and salt in a blender and process until smooth.

2. Transfer to a large saucepan and add the broth, stirring to combine. Gently heat for 10-15 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vinegar.

3. Divide into serving bowls and garnish each with a drizzle of olive oil, minced parsley, and optional toppings of your choice.

per one serving

Calories Carbohydrates Protein Fat Fiber
174 kcal 13 g 5 g 12 g 4 g

Recommended Beverage: Wine

Recommended Style: Bordeaux Red Blend

Recommended Brand: Chateau St Julian Bordeaux Superieur Red Blend