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Roasted Red Peppers

We tasted eight supermarket brands of roasted red peppers, both straight out of the jar and in Roasted Red Pepper Soup—to find the best-tasting red peppers.

What We Learned

We tasted eight supermarket brands of roasted red peppers, both straight out of the jar and in Roasted Red Pepper Soup—to find the best-tasting red peppers. Three were domestically grown and the others were products of Spain, Greece, and Turkey. Tasted plain, our tasters preferred firmer, smokier, sweeter tasting peppers in strong yet simple brines of salt and water. Peppers packed ...

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