4 red peppers, seeded and chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 small red chilli, sliced
45ml/3tbsp tomato puree
900ml/1.5 pints, chicken stock
Finely grated rind & juice of 1 lime
Salt & Black pepper
Cook the onions and peppers gently in the oil in a covered saucepan for about 5 minutes, stirring the pan occasionally, until softened.
Stir in the garlic and then add the chilli with the tomato puree. Stir in half the stock, and then bring to the boil. Cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
Cool, then puree in a food processer or blender. Return to the pan, adding the remaining stock, the lime rind and juice, and seasoning
Bring the soup back to the boil. Serv e with a few strips of lime rind.