Slow Cooker Red Pepper Coulis

This versatile sauce is easy to make in a slow cooker. It is delicious drizzled over cooked vegetables and tofu. You can also slather it onto bread as a sandwich spread.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium shallots, peeled and minced
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, seeded and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup plain unsweetened soymilk
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper


  • In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Sauté shallots and red peppers for 3–5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds more.
  • Transfer to a 4-quart slow cooker with the rest of the ingredients and cook on high for 2 hours. Using an immersion blender, purée the sauce. Store in covered containers in the refrigerator.