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Cold Sweet Potato Soup

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A sweet potato and leek soup, puréed with milk.

A delicious sweet potato soup, which is best served cold like a «Vichyssoise».

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 20 min Standing : 2 h
110 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

4 sweet potatoes, coarsely cut into 2 cm pieces 700 g
1/2 onions, finely chopped 100 g
1 leeks, finely chopped 300 g
1 tbsp butter, unsalted 14 g
4 cups vegetable broth, low-sodium 1 L
3/4 tsp curry powder 2 g
1/4 cup orange juice 65 mL
1 1/2 cup evaporated milk 7% 375 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful to purée the soup.

Method

  1. Prepare the vegetables : peel the sweet potatoes, then cut them coarsely into 2 cm pieces; finely chop the onion and leek.
  2. Melt the butter in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion and leek, then sauté 4-5 min, taking care not to let them to burn. Add the diced sweet potatoes and broth. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and cook about 20 min, partially covered, until the potatoes are soft.
  3. Purée the soup in a blender or food processor, then add the curry powder, orange juice, and evaporated milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, then cover and chill thoroughly in the refrigerator (about 2 hours).
  4. Serve cold.

Remarks

This soup keeps up to 7 days in the refrigerator or up to 4 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (260g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

110

Fat

2 g

3 %

Saturated 0.9 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

5 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

90 mg

4 %

Carbohydrate

24 g

8 %

Fibre

4 g

15 %

Sugars

6 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

128 %

Vitamin C

15 %

Calcium

5 %

Iron

9 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low  :
Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Fruits 0
Vegetables 1
Fats ½

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Soups | Low Saturated Fat | Artery-healthy | Heart-healthy | Vegetarian | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Sodium | Halal