Add sweet peppers, hot pepper, onion, and garlic, cook for ~5 mins
Stir in broth, tomatoes, brown sugar, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper, cook for ~20 mins or until rice is ready
Add rice and stir, simmer for another 10-15 mins and serve
I like to make this soup in the winter, using frozen peppers and tomatoes from the summer. Just make sure to de-skin your tomatoes before use (either when you freeze them or by thawing and peeling the skin off before use).