For a refreshing and delicious soup, try this beautiful sweet pepper recipe made with shallots, orange peppers, tomatoes and thyme. It's easy to make and can be prepared in under and hour.
Fry the shallots and sweet peppers in the olive oil for 6-8 minutes. Add the tomatoes, thyme, bay leaf and stock and cook everything for approximately 20 minutes on a low fire until the vegetables are soft. Purée the soup, using a sieve if necessary. Season with salt and pepper.
Add a dash of crème fraîche to the pepper soup just before serving. Sprinkle with basil. Delicious with mature farmhouse cheese biscuits.