Sweet potato orange soup

Sweet potato orange soup

Sweet potato orange soup

 

Ingredients

 

Sweet potatoes- 2 large pieces of I pound each

Carrots- 2, peeled and thinly sliced

Celery stalk- I piece thinly sliced

Orange- 1 piece juiced and zested to get 1 cup fresh juice

Bacon fat- 1 tablespoon melted

Fresh thyme- 2 sprigs

Chicken stock- 2 cups

Sea salt- to taste

Coconut milk- for garnishing or optional

3 tbsp- olive oil

Onion- 1 small

Garlic- 1 clove

Pepper

 

Method of cooking

 

In a three quart saucepan, take olive oil and sauté onion and garlic in it with spices till it becomes soft for about five minutes. Cook it till the onion becomes translucent.

Add peeled and chopped potatoes and stir and cook for five minutes before adding the chicken stock.

Add orange peel, chicken broth and bring both these ingredients to boil.

Reduce heat and cover the saucepan to simmer until the sweet potatoes become tender. Let it cook for 20 minutes.

Remove the pan from heat and uncover it for cooling it slightly.

Work in small batches for blending the sweet potatoes in blender will the mixture becomes smooth.

Pour the mixture in the saucepan again and then add pepper and orange juice.

Heat it on low flame but do not boil the mixture.

After returning to heat, add the fresh orange juice and adjust all the seasonings.

Heat each serving of sweet potato orange soup with thinly sliced orange half cartwheel slices, sliced green onion and dollop of sour light cream if desired.

For adding more thickness to the soup, you can add more sweet potatoes into the soup.

If the soup is too thick, you can also add water or chicken stock to the soup.

 

Time for Cooking –

40 minutes

 

Nutrition facts-

Calories from fat- 8

Calories- 115

% daily value

Total fat- 0.9g

Trans fat- 0.0g

Saturated fat- 0.1g

Cholestro- 0 mgh

Potassium- 731mg 21%

Sodium- 399mg 17%

 

Total carbohydrate- 25.4g 8%

Sugars- 0.8g

Dietary fibers- 3.8g 15%

Protein- 1.4g

Iron- 4%

Calcium- 2%

Vitamin A- 3%

Vitamin C- 26%

 

 

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