Sweet potato and lime soup

Recipe from: 5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 8
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 1
    Tbs
    Butter
  • 1
    Tbs
    Olive Oil
  • 1
    Onion (chopped)
  • 2
    Knobs Of Ginger (one sliced,one grated)
  • 1
    kg
    Sweet Potatoes (peeled and chopped)
  • 750
    ml
    Chicken Stock
  • 3
    Tbs
    Lime Juice
  • 1
    c
    Full -Cream Organic Milk
 

Method

 

Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp olive oil in a medium saucepan and sauté 1 chopped onion and a sliced knob of ginger until softened.

Add 1 kg (about 6) peeled and chopped sweet potatoes and fry for a few minutes more.

Add 750ml chicken stock, bring to the boil and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the potato is tender.

Blitz until smooth and then stir in the juice of 1½ limes (about 3 tbsp), a finely grated knob of ginger and a cup of full-cream organic milk.

Season to taste and serve with lots of chopped fresh coriander.

On the side serve pita breads brushed liberally with olive oil, topped with thinly sliced garlic and lots of sea salt flakes and toasted until crispy.

If you are entertaining you could make the breads from scratch using home-made pizza dough.

 

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