Red Pepper Coulis

Red pepper coulis

A coulis is a puréed sauce. Try this roasted red pepper coulis with soup, pasta, or tortilla chips.

Yield: about ½ c

Time: 5 minutes


  • blender or food processor
  • rubber spatula
  • bowl


  • ½ c roasted red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 t olive oil
  • 2 t red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • ½ t sugar (optional)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • hot sauce (optional)


Place all ingredients in the blender or food processor and purée until completely smooth.

Transfer to a bowl and let sit for an hour or so, to give the flavors a chance to marry.


Adapted from A Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The best vegetarian recipes, by Paulette Mitchell.

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Red pepper coulis