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Spicy Potato Soup
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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 6
A substantial winter soup by Gary Rhodes that packs a bit of a punch. Recipe from Gary Rhodes Time to Eat.
2 tablespoons sunflower oil or 2 tablespoons peanut oil
1/2 ounce butter
1 large onion
1 tablespoon curry powder, more if you like
2 large baking potatoes, cut into roughly 1/2in cubes
2 cups milk
2 cups water
salt and pepper
1 vegetable stock cube
2 teaspoons mango chutney (optional)
1 tablespoon cilantro leaf (optional)
1. Warm the oil and butter together in a saucepan and add the chopped onion.
2. Cover with a lid and cook over a medium heat for a few mins before adding the curry powder.
3. Add the potato and continue to cook for a further 5-10 minutes
4. Pour the milk and water over the potatoes, then sprinkle in the vegetable stock cube.
5. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15-20 mins until the potatoes are completely tender.
6. Season with a pinch of salt and blitz in a blender until smooth.
7. For a slightly sweet touch, add the mango chutney, a teaspoon at a time to suit your taste, liquidizing until smooth.
8. Divide the soup into bowls, finishing with the cilantro leaves if you have them.