Creamy Sweet Pepper Soup

CREAMY and HEALTHY Sweet Pepper Soup!  This easy dinner recipe combines sweet peppers with chicken broth and rice.  This gluten-free recipe is easy to make and can easily be turned vegetarian by using vegetable broth.  This is the perfect soup for using up a bunch of peppers! 
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword pepper soup
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 410kcal


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 pounds sweet peppers - chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeds removed - minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic - minced
  • 6 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups cooked white rice


  • Pour olive oil in pot on medium-high heat.
  • Add sweet and jalapeno peppers and saute for 10 minutes until they soften up, continue stirring during this time.
  • Add garlic and thyme. Stir for 4 more minutes.
  • Pour chicken broth and red pepper flakes in. Stir to combine and continue heating for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and in batches add to your blender. Blend until creamy.
  • Add soup back to pot when done.
  • Add cooked rice and stir to combine.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Alternatively you can use a mixture of sweet and bell peppers in this soup.


Calories: 410kcal