Tangy, zesty, and full of flavor – this simple soup from features hummus. Yes – hummus!

Roasted Red Pepper and Hummus Soup

Ingredients

6 red bell peppers

1 large onion, chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

5 cups chicken or vegetable stock (“Mom” prefers organic vegetable broth)

1 package Sonny & Joe’s® Hot Enough Hummus

1 6-oz can of tomato paste

1 cup heavy cream OR non-dairy alternative such as Almond Breeze or Soymilk

Bouquet Garni: Fresh thyme, rosemary, bayleaf

Preparation

Roast peppers until skin darkens. Peel, seed and chop.

Heat oil in saucepan, and saute onion until soft.

Add red pepper, stock, bouquet garni, let simmer for 20 minutes, remove from heat, discard bouquet garni.

In food processor, combine hummus, tomato paste, cream or non-dairy substitute. Blend until smooth.

Gradually add to soup and cook for at least 10 more minutes, stirring frequently.

Garnish with reserved hummus and thyme sprig.

*Recipe and image courtesy of www.sonnyandjoes.com.*