Curried Sweetpotato Bisque
Craving Something Healthy
medium to large sweetpotatoes
2 lbs, peeled
low sodium vegetable or chicken stock
Chinese 5 spice powder
available in the spice section of the grocery store
Heat oil in a large stockpot.
Cut carrot and sweetpotatoes into 1-inch pieces, and leeks into 1/4 round slices.
Add leeks and carrots to oil in stockpot.
Saute approximately 10 minutes, or until leeks are starting to turn golden.
Stir in spices and let toast for about 30 seconds.
Add sweetpotatoes and chicken stock. and bring to a boil.
Turn heat to low, cover, and let simmer for 30 minutes, or until sweetpotatoes are tender.
Remove pot from heat, and puree soup until smooth, with an immersion blender or in a regular blender.
Add cream and stir to combine. Add salt to taste
Serve garnished with pepitos if desired.