Sweet potato soup with maple syrup

Sweet potato soup with maple syrup

MAKES 6 SERVINGS 45 minutes
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INGREDIENTS

For the soup

  • 85 gr. diced onions
  • 70 gr. diced celery
  • 45 gr. diced leeks
  • 10 gr. garlic, minced
  • 2 kg. chicken stock
  • 680 gr. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 gr. ground nutmeg
  • 20 gr. maple syrup
  • 120 gr. evaporated skim milk
  • salt

For the garnish

  • 50 gr. whipped heavy cream
  • 50 gr. slivered almonds, toasted
  • 25 gr. raisins

DIRECTIONS

For the soup

In a soup pot, sweat the onions, celery, leeks, and garlic in a small amount of the stock until translucent. Add the remaining stock, potatoes, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Simmer until the potatoes are tender. Discard the cinnamon stick and puree the soup, using a food processor, blender, or immersion blender, until smooth and strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Chill from 8 to 12 hours, allowing the flavor to develop. Add the syrup, salt, and milk to the cold soup.

For the garnish

Serve hot or cold and garnish with the whipped cream, almonds, and raisins

For the soup

  • 85 gr. diced onions
  • 70 gr. diced celery
  • 45 gr. diced leeks
  • 10 gr. garlic, minced
  • 2 kg. chicken stock
  • 680 gr. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 gr. ground nutmeg
  • 20 gr. maple syrup
  • 120 gr. evaporated skim milk
  • salt

For the garnish

  • 50 gr. whipped heavy cream
  • 50 gr. slivered almonds, toasted
  • 25 gr. raisins

For the soup

In a soup pot, sweat the onions, celery, leeks, and garlic in a small amount of the stock until translucent. Add the remaining stock, potatoes, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Simmer until the potatoes are tender. Discard the cinnamon stick and puree the soup, using a food processor, blender, or immersion blender, until smooth and strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Chill from 8 to 12 hours, allowing the flavor to develop. Add the syrup, salt, and milk to the cold soup.

For the garnish

Serve hot or cold and garnish with the whipped cream, almonds, and raisins

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