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Curried Honey Sweet Potato Soup

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Curried Honey Sweet Potato Soup

A soup recipe from the National Honey Board that uses both sweet potatoes and russets. Serve this hearty soup with a quick grilled cheese or simple salad on the side.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, peeled
  • 6 Cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 Pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium russet potato, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 Teaspoons salt
  • 6 Tablespoons honey, such as Orange Blossom
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 to 3 Teaspoons curry powder
  • ½ Teaspoon pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ Cup chopped fresh cilantro, optional

Directions

Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a soup pot. Add the onions and sauté until translucent, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add the stock, sweet potatoes, russet, and salt. Cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. purée the mixture in batches, then put the soup back over low heat and add 5 tablespoons of the honey, the bell pepper, curry powder, pepper, and ginger. Bring to a simmer, taste and adjust seasonings. Microwave the remaining 1 tablespoon honey for 5 seconds on High. Serve the soup drizzled with a little warm honey and sprinkle with chopped cilantro, if desired.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving339
Total Fat8g13%
Sugar15gN/A
Saturated2g9%
Cholesterol11mg4%
Protein13g26%
Carbs54g18%
Vitamin A856µg95%
Vitamin B60.8mg40.8%
Vitamin C57mg95%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K9µg12%
Calcium82mg8%
Fiber7g26%
Folate (food)63µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)63µg16%
Iron3mg14%
Magnesium68mg17%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)7mg37%
Phosphorus209mg30%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium1156mg33%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg25.9%
Sodium1425mg59%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg20.8%
Zinc1mg8%