Roasted Red Pepper Soup in a Jar

Keep one, share one! A mason jar filled with Roasted Red Pepper Soup makes a cozy fall or winter food gift (for yourself and your friends).

Roasted Red Pepper Soup in a glass Jar with a metal spoon
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Cool Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 50 mins
3, 1-quart gifts


  • 6 cup chicken broth

  • 2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • 2 cup orange juice

  • 4 7 ounce jars jars roasted red sweet peppers, drained (3 cups)

  • 2 large onions, chopped (2 cups)

  • 2 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. In a 4-quart Dutch oven combine broth, orange peel, orange juice, roasted peppers, onions, sugar, and salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool slightly.

  2. Place one-fourth of the soup mixture at a time in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Stir all together in a very large bowl. Cover and chill until cool; stir. Divide among 3 1-quart canning jars. Add lids, seal, and label. Chill up to 1 week.

Tag directions for each jar:

Keep chilled up to 1 week. To serve, bring just to boiling in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 579mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 122.8mg 614%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 202mg 4%
Folate, total 16.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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