sweet pepper consomme recipe

Sweet Pepper Consommé Recipe

In Chili & Soup by Dave DeWittLeave a Comment

This vegetarian consommé can be substituted for vegetable stock in any recipe. The flavor of peppers dominates this powerful, spiced up broth. It is an elegant example of a first course soup that can precede any entree. Find more great recipe ideas here.

sweet pepper consomme recipe

Sweet Pepper Consommé Ingredients

  • 4 red bell peppers, seeds removed, quartered
  • 4 green bell peppers, seeds removed, quartered
  • 2 green New Mexico chiles, seeds removed, quartered
  • 6 large ripe tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 3 whole bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt (or less to taste)
  • 6 quarts boiling water


  1. In a large stockpot, combine all ingredients except the water. Pour the boiling water over the ingredients and boil for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours.
  2. Remove from the heat and cool. Strain through a fine sieve lined with cheesecloth.


The following two tabs change content below.
Publisher | Christened the "Pope of Peppers" by The New York Times, Dave DeWitt is a food historian and one of the foremost authorities in the world on chile peppers, spices, and spicy foods.

Latest posts by Dave DeWitt (see all)

Leave a Comment