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Curried sweet potato soup with lime and cilantro

5
5
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
This Indian-spiced soup gets its rich, creamy texture from pureed sweet potatoes, not heavy cream. Lime adds a nice bright note.

Ingredients

olive oil

1 Tbsp, extra-virgin

uncooked onion(s)

4 cup(s), chopped

kosher salt

1 tsp

minced garlic

1 Tbsp

ginger root

1 Tbsp, minced

curry powder

2 tsp

garam masala

½ tsp

reduced-sodium chicken broth

6 cup(s)

uncooked sweet potato(es)

2½ pound(s), peeled, chopped (about 5 medium)

fresh lime juice

2 tsp, optional

cilantro

8 tsp, fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick pot over medium heat. Add onion and salt; cook, stirring often, until onion has softened, about 10 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, curry powder and garam masala; stir and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add broth and potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until potato is soft, about 15 to 20 minutes. Puree soup in pot using an immersion blender (or transfer to a blender and puree in batches). Stir in lime juice (if using) and serve each bowl garnished with cilantro. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Notes

This recipe would be equally delicious made with cubed butternut squash.

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