Sweet Potato Soup with Jalapeño corn Salsa

Author: Canadian Living

A spoonful of flavourful salsa adds zip to this sweet potato soup from the Make-Ahead Fall Feast menu in the November 2004 issue of Canadian Living Magazine.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups chicken stock
Topping:
  • 1 cup corn kernels thawed
  • 1/4 cup minced red pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, salt and pepper until softened, about 3 minutes.

Add sweet potatoes and stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

In batches in blender, pur?soup until smooth. (Make-ahead: Let cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate, uncovered, in airtight container until cold. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.) Return to clean saucepan; heat through.

Topping: In small bowl, combine corn, onion, coriander, jalapeño pepper, lime juice and salt. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Ladle soup into warmed bowls. Top each with spoonful of sour cream; spoon salsa over and beside sour cream.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 560 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 184.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 2 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 172.0
  • Vitamin C 37.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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