Sweet Potato Soup

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Sweet Potato Soup 

Sweet potato soup, an unusual soup from the indigenous folk of KwaZulu-Natal, made from sweet potato, tomato, mixed vegetables, chicken stock, mixed herbs and garnished with slices of red bell pepper.

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Serves: 4
  • 500 g sweet potatoes

  • 1½ medium-sized tomatoes

  • 25 ml vegetable oil

  • 400 ml chicken stock 

  • 100 g mixed vegetables

  • 5 ml mixed herbs

  • salt to taste

  • parsley

  • red bell pepper to garnish

  1. Cook sweet potato in skin.

  2. Skin and mash cooked sweet potato.

  3. Dice tomatoes.

  4. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add diced tomato and simmer for 15 minutes.

  5. Add the sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, mixed herbs, stock and salt.

  6. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  7. Remove from the heat and add parsley.

  8. Garnish with bell pepper slices and serve hot.

Category: Starter

Cuisine: South African

Sub-Category: Indigenous

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