The simple soup recipe includes sweet potato with its distinctive flavor and color, combined with a touch of orange and fresh coriander.
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes
Ingredients: Sweet Potato and Onion Soup
1kg sweet potatoes
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 carrot, diced
2 onions, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
300ml unsweetened orange juice
600ml vegetable stock
225ml low fat natural yogurt
2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
Salt and pepper
Fresh coriander sprigs
Preparation Method: Sweet Potato and Onion Soup
Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan and add the sweet potatoes, onions, carrot and garlic. Sauté the vegetables over a low heat, stirring constantly for 5 minutes until softened.
Pour the vegetable stock and orange juice and bring to boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes and carrots are tender.
Transfer the mixture to a blender in batches and process for 1 minute until pureed. Return the puree to the saucepan.
Stir the yogurt and coriander and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve the soup in warm bowls and garnish with coriander sprigs and orange rinds.
Cook’s Tip: Sweet Potato and Onion Soup
This soup can chilled before serving, if preferred. If chilling, stir the yogurt into the dish just before serving. Serve in chilled soup bowls.