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Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

This savory soup is fabulous and fast to make. ...MORE+ LESS-

Scaron
August 4, 2016

Ingredients

1
tbsp olive oil
2
shallots, chopped
2
cloves garlic, crushed
6
leaves sage
4
cups low-sodium vegetable stock or broth
1
lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1
tsp cinnamon
1
tsp sweet hungarian paprika
Salt and pepper, to taste

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and stir. Saute for 3-5 minutes until lightly browned.
  • 2
    Add the vegetable stock or broth, sweet potatoes, cinnamon and paprika. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Use an immersion blender to puree. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • for a pretty presentation, drizzle each serving with a little basil oil. To make it, simply combine some basil and olive oil in a blender and puree.

Nutrition Information

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