Easy Red Pepper Coulis Recipe

Red pepper coulis is mainly a combination of bell peppers and vinegar. It is a kind of thin sauce made of vegetables or fruit puree, which pairs perfectly with vegetable or meat delicacies. It is very easy to make. So, let’s have a glimpse of the recipe.

Red pepper coulis

To prepare red pepper coulis, blend red bell peppers, red wine vinegar, salt, spices, and oil in a blender. Then, sieve the paste from the sieving tool to remove the lumps. Your sauce is ready.

I like my red pepper sauce thick. But if you want a thinner with a more traditional consistency, simply add some chicken or vegetable stock.

Now, let’s get started with the step-by-step procedure for the recipe. First, let’s start with the ingredients. Before that, check out the other sauce recipes as well.

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What Equipment Will You Need To Make Red Pepper Coulis?

  • Blender – Blend the ingredients in a blender until they turn into a smooth paste.
  • Sieve – Using a sieve, remove all the lumps until thick enough.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Red Pepper Coulis?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 Minutes5 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Red Pepper Coulis?

  • Red Bell Peppers – You can use either fresh red bell peppers or roasted ones, depending on the flavor that works best for you.
  • Red Wine Vinegar – Red wine vinegar will add a pleasingly tangy flavor to red pepper coulis.
  • Salt – The salt will not only add flavor but also help thicken the sauce.
  • Grounded All Spice – Use grounded allspice while making red pepper coulis to add a sweet taste. 
  • Grounded Red Pepper – Red pepper will lend less floral with citrus notes and a more smoky and pungent flavor.
  • Olive Oil – Olive oil is essential to add a velvety texture.
Red pepper coulis

Steps To Make Red Pepper Coulis

1. Blending Is The Key

Start by removing seeds from red peppers. Once done, take a blending jar and add red bell peppers, red wine vinegar, salt, all spices, and oil.

Blend the ingredients until they turn into a smooth paste.

Now take a sieve remove all the lumps and thick enough. Now serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Calories33 kcal
Carbohydrates 1 g
Fat3 g
Sodium64 mg

How Will Red Pepper Coulis Will Look And Taste Like?

This red pepper coulis is versatile. You can switch from using it on desserts and snacks to using it on full-course meals. A super easy way to elevate any meal, this red pepper sauce is a real keeper!

Creamy, tangy, and smoky-sweet, the flavors are unique and comforting at the same time! And its remarkable versatility means this sauce can be used any day and any time to liven up any meal.

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Red pepper coulis

Red Pepper Coulis Recipe

This red pepper coulis (red pepper sauce) goes well with any dish. From your favorite stews, rice, or potato recipes, this sauce goes well with everything. Bright and rich red pepper coulis will enhance any dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 33 kcal


  • Blender
  • Sieve


  • 2 Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • cup Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Grounded All Spice
  • ¼ teaspoon Grounded Red Pepper


  • Add red bell peppers, red wine vinegar, salt, spices and oil blending jar of the food processor.
  • Blend the ingredients will they turn into a smooth paste.
  • Now take a sieve and remove all the lumps and thick enough. Now serve and enjoy.



Calories: 33kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 64mg
Keyword Red Pepper Coulis, Red Pepper Sauce, Tasty Red Pepper Coulis
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can red pepper coulis be frozen?

Yes. Store in a container with a tight-fitting lid or even in the wells of an ice cube tray to have servings easily available.

How long will red pepper coulis keep?

This sauce will keep for up to a week in the refrigerator or one month in the freezer.

What is best way to store red pepper coulis?

This coulis is best kept in a mason jar or glass container because the acidic deep red will stain plastic.

How do you thicken red pepper coulis?

You can also use starch – such as cornstarch, to thicken the sauce quickly – without reducing it. Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your liking: more/less garlic, paprika, etc. Or even add extra herbs/spices like fresh basil or parsley, etc.


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