Sweet potato, biltong and leek soup

Recipe from: 20 May 2014
sweet potato and biltong leek soup

Ingredients 10
Servings
Time 00:15
  • 50
    g
    butter
  • 100
    g
    biltong - finely sliced
  • 6
    leeks - thinly sliced
  • 1/2
    tsp
    coriander seeds - freshly ground
  • 1
    ml
    nutmeg
  • 3
    sweet potatoes - small peeled and cubed
  • 1
    medium potato- peeled and cubed
  • 1.25
    l
    vegetable stock - cold
  • 125
    ml
    cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
 

Method

00:50
 
In a large pot, heat the butter until bubbling.

Add ½ of the biltong, the leeks and spices and sauté until fragrant.

Add the cubed sweet potatoes/potatoes and sauté for a minute, then add the cold stock. Cover and bring to a gentle boil. 

Simmer gently for +- 35 - 40 minutes or until the potatoes are soft. Place in blender with the cream and remaining biltong and blitz until smooth.

Add more cream or stock for a thinner consistency. Season to taste.

Serve hot with crumbled blue cheese and crusty bread. Garnish with some biltong shavings.

Recipes reprinted with permission of Nina'sKitchen. To see more recipes, click here.
 

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