1 sm. onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cups vegetable bouillon 1 sweet potato, peeled & cut in bite sized chunks lemon juice 1 cup tomato juice chili powder salt and pepper Tabasco, to taste fresh basil

Fry onion, garlic, pepper & sweet potato over med. heat for about 10 mins. Add tomato juice & vegetable bouillon & purée mixture to a smooth consistency. Cook soup on a low heat. Season with salt, pepper, chili powder, lemon juice & Tabasco. Allow soup to simmer for 15 mins. Garnish soup for serving with the basil leaves cut in very fine strips.

From the Eatwell recipe files. Origins unknown.