Smokey Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

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Smokey Sweet Potato Soup
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  1. In heavy skillet cook the diced bacon until crisp, remove bacon from skillet and reserve for other uses.
  2. To the same skillet with bacon drippings, add the chopped onion, leek and garlic; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until vegetables are soft, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Add the cut sweet potatoes and stir for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the chicken stock, thyme and nutmeg, bring to a boil.
  5. Partially cover and simmer over low heat until the sweet potatoes are tender, about 2o to 30 minutes.
  6. Transfer the potatoes, vegetables and most of the broth to the blender reserving remaining broth in a separate container.
  7. Puree the potato mixture until smooth, return the puree to the soup pot, add cream and thin with remaining broth to desired consistency.
  8. Season to taste with salt.
  9. To serve, reheat soup stirring often, garnish with sour cream and pickled jalapenos.
  10. The soup can be made ahead of time and reheated before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 259.14 Kcal (1085 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.13g 19%
Cholesterol 29.4mg 10%
Sodium 375.84mg 16%
Potassium 600.9mg 13%
Total Carbs 28.9g 10%
Sugars 8.05g 32%
Dietary Fiber 3.34g 13%
Protein 10.19g 20%
Vitamin C 19.6mg 33%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 22%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 107.2mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 77.24 Kcal (323 kJ)
Calories from fat 32.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.62g 19%
Cholesterol 8.76mg 10%
Sodium 112.02mg 16%
Potassium 179.1mg 13%
Total Carbs 8.61g 10%
Sugars 2.4g 32%
Dietary Fiber 1g 13%
Protein 3.04g 20%
Vitamin C 5.8mg 33%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 22%
Iron 0.4mg 7%
Calcium 32mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.5
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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