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Sweet Potato Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 500 gm sweet potato
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ tsp organic turmeric powder
  • Pink Himalayan salt and pepper – as per taste
  • 3-4 cups water
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme (herbs are optional and as per availability)
  • 2 tsp A2 cow ghee
  • ½ cup coconut milk (optional)

Steps:

  1. In a pressure cooker, add ghee over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes until tender.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add water (about 3-4 cups) and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover the pressure cooker.
  7. Reduce heat to medium and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  8. Turn off the burner.
  9. Open the lid and using a hand blender, puree the soup in the pot until smooth.
  10. Stir in thyme, turmeric, coconut milk (if desired) and salt and pepper as per taste and cook for 2-3 mins more.
  11. Relish and enjoy the super immunity boosting soup.

Variations:

  • Adding some coconut milk will bring about a creamy texture.
  • Can add fresh greens like spinach, spring onion – as per availability along with the sweet potato for more variations.
  • Top it with soaked pumpkin seeds too for the extra crunch.

Notes:

  • Sweet potatoes are rich in fibre and antioxidants that promote growth of good gut bacteria thereby contributing to a healthy gut.
  • It’s a great energy dense food options for individuals who feel weak and in need of energy.
  • They are great sources of beta carotene that boosts vision and overall eye health
  • Anthocyanin-rich sweet potato helps improve brain health by reducing inflammation.
  • Along with sweet potato that is a must-have during winter, the addition of cold-busting ingredients like garlic and black pepper helps keep the immune system in good shape.

DOWNLOAD PDF: SWEET POTATO SOUP

Relish the winter soup   with the rich flavour of spices and wholesome nutrition benefitting the entire family.

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