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Recipes - Sweet Potato Leek Soup

Recipe Name

Sweet Potato Leek Soup

Submitted by dbcarlson
Recipe Description I tried this recipe in an effort to find a sweet potato recipe the family would like. It worked. I always serve this at Thanksgiving.
Quantity 8 Quantity Unit cups Servings  
Prep Time (minutes) 10 Cook Time (minutes) 30 Ready In (minutes) 40
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Amt. Measure Ingredient
leekLeeks - white & pale green parts, sliced
tablespoonsolive oil, extra virgin
largeOnion, chopped
cups, cubesYam or sweet potato, 1 1/2 pounds peeled and diced
cupschicken broth, low sodium, and fat free
teaspooncayenne pepper
Sequence Step
1Cut off and disczrd dark green leaves and roots from leeks. Cut each lengthwise, up to core. Rinse under running water, fanning leaves to remove any grit. Slice the leeks.
2In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and leeks. cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 7 minutes or until soft. Add sweet potatoes or yams and broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 to 25 minutes, or until potatoes are fork-tender. Cool slightly. Puree soup in a blender or food processor. Blend in pepper

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