Sunday, 15 December 2013

Sweet Potato Soup - with a dash of curry!

There seems to be a lot of sweet potatoes in the shops at the moment, so what better time of the year to make a hearty soup!

Ingredients (Serves 4):
  • 600gms of sweet potatoes
  • 50gms of butter
  • ½ large or 1 small onion
  • 700ml of decent chicken or vegetable stock
  • Heaped dessertspoon of curry paste
  • Salt & Pepper to taste.
  • Cream (as required)

Peels and chop the veg and heat with the butter and curry paste in a pan for a few minutes. (If using the Thermomix, chop on speed 5 for 6 seconds.)
Add the stock and simmer until soft. (In the Thermomix, 12 mins/speed2/100deg)
Liquidise using a stick blender (Thermomix 1 minute, speed 9)
Salt and Pepper to taste.
I tend to use Balti Paste but any form of curry paste to your preference will do.
Pour into a bowl, add a splash of cream if you want and  serve with some warm bread. sit in a chair by a fire and enjoy!

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