Find your recipes and restaurants here

Biltong, leek and sweet potato soup

Recipe from: 9 December 2013
recipes soups biltong

Ingredients 11
Servings 6
Time 00:10


  • 50
  • 100
    finely sliced biltong
  • 6
    leeks - thinly sliced
  • ½
    freshly ground coriander seeds
  • 1
  • 3
    small sweet potatoes - peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1
    medium potato - peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1.25
    cold vegetable stock
  • 125
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Biltong shavings for garnish


In a large pot, heat the butter until bubbling.

Add 1/2 the biltong, the leeks and spices and sauté until fragrant.

Add the cubes potatoes and sauté for a minute, then add the cold stock. Cover a 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 OR chilled with microcress and bruschetta.

Garnish with some biltong shavings.

Recipe reprinted with permission of BitsOfCarey. To see more recipes, click here.

Read more on: holiday  |  soups  |  recipes

NEXT ON FOOD24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.