Spiced Sweet Potato Soup
Spiced Sweet Potato Soup is a delicious comfort food recipe from A Zest For Life cookbook.
Butter 15g (½oz)
Onion 1, peeled and sliced
Sweet potato 1 large, peeled and cut into even-sized chunks
Parsnip 1, peeled and sliced
Swede 175g (6oz), peeled and diced
Balti paste 1 tbsp
Vegetable stock 900ml (1½ pints)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Crème fraîche and naan bread to serve (optional)
In a large saucepan melt the butter over a low heat and add the onion. Cover and sweat for 5 minutes or until soft.
Increase the heat slightly and add the vegetables and balti paste. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in 800ml (28fl oz) stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 20 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
Remove from the heat, purée with a stick blender, add a little more stock if needed, and season to taste.
Top with a spoonful of crème fraîche if you like and serve with naan bread.