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Sweet Potato Velvet Soup


Number of Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 min Skill Level: Average


3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. butter
2 medium [Purple Sweetie] sweet potatoes
1 large onion, chopped
2 tbsp. lemon, juice
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 19oz /540ml can of black beans, rinsed and drained
Sour cream and chopped parsley as a garnish


1. In a large pot, sauté the onions in butter and oil.

2. Add broth and lemon juice, bring to a boil.

3. Peel sweet potatoes and cut chunks directly into the pot, one at a time to avoid discolouration.

4. Reduce heat, simmer over medium/low heat for 20 minutes or until everything is tender.

5. Add black beans and pepper, cook for an additional 2 minutes.

6. Using a blender, puree the soup until smooth.

7. Serve hot, with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of parsley if desired.

Helpful Hints:

If you can't find Purple Sweetie Sweet Potatoes, you can use regular sweet potatoes in this recipe. The purple variety give the soup better body.

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