Red pepper coulis in a bowl close up

Red Pepper Coulis

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Can’t get enough of that roasted red pepper flavor that compliments hummus and other dishes so spectacularly? This red pepper coulis is the perfect dish enhancer for many different dishes! For those who don’t know, a coulis is a sauce made of puréed vegetables.

Red Pepper Coulis – The Perfect Dish Enhancer

There are a myriad of ways to serve this red pepper coulis. You can serve it with my Heavenly Oil-free Hummus recipe or Air Fryer Falafel recipe. You could use it as a savory pizza or flatbread sauce, swirl it in soups, line your plate with it as a bed for other entrees, or use it as a garnish. It’s tasty applications are endless!

red pepper coulis served with a falafel gyro
Air Fryer Falafel Recipe

Red Pepper Health Benefits

Red pepper is excellent for your body as well. In addition to many other vitamins and antioxidants, one red pepper has provides 169% of the Reference Daily Intake for vitamin C which is fantastic for your immunity [1]. The capsaicin in peppers is also known to aid in weight loss [2].

  1. Bell Peppers 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits – Healthline
  2. Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet –

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Red pepper coulis in a bowl close up

Red Pepper Coulis

This simple yet delicious red pepper coulis enhances the flavor of an array of different dishes. Use to enhance hummus, falafel, soup, pizza, and more!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 14 kcal


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  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a pan with parchment paper or spray with a little oil.
  • Cut red peppers in half, remove their stems, and remove seeds.
  • Place peppers cut side down in oven for 30-40 minutes, or until soft and nicely charred.
  • Remove peppers from oven and place in a food processor.
  • Add the red wine vinegar, salt, ground red pepper, and quartered shallot into the processor.
  • Process until smooth.



Calories: 14kcalCarbohydrates: 3.2gProtein: 0.5gSodium: 311mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gCalcium: 11mg
Keyword American, Coulis, Grilling Recipes, Healthy, Healthy food, Low Sugar, Mediterranean, Mexican, Plant based, Red Pepper, Summer Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian
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