13/01/2017

Budget Series: Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup (v)


Serves: 4 | Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins

Ingredients:

- 500g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks (95p)
- 300g carrots, peeled and cut into chunks (45p)
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions, finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1l vegetable stock
- 100ml crème fraîche, plus extra to serve (90p)

Total: £2.30

Instructions:

1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/ gas 7 and put the sweet potatoes and carrots into a large roasting tin, drizzled with 2 tbsp olive oil and plenty of seasoning. Roast the veg in the oven for 25-30 mins or until caramelised and tender.

2. Meanwhile, put the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil in a large deep saucepan and fry the onion over a medium-low heat for about 10 mins until softened. Add the garlic and stir for 1 min before adding the stock. Simmer for 5-10 mins until the onions are very soft, then set aside.

3. Once the roasted veg is done, leave to cool a little, then transfer to the saucepan and use a hand blender to process until smooth. Stir in the crème fraîche, a little more seasoning and reheat until hot. Serve in bowls topped with a swirl of crème fraîche and a good grinding of black pepper.
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6 comments

  1. This looks really gorgeous! I love the vegetarian recipes.But I don't like potatoes.I only eat french fries only.Other potato recipes I never tried out my life.But though the recipe it looks interesting and I want to make once for my dinner.Soups are very health dishes for me.I usually tried variety soup.So This Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup also.When My wife coming from the office college essay writing service , I will tried with her.Thanks for sharing the dish!

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    1. You don't like potatoes!? How can you not!!? Do give this recipe a try, you may be surprised!

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺️💓

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  2. This looks so delicious! I've been on the look out for something cheap and filling to take to work since I find myself gravitating towards hummus and falafel every. single. day. Will give it a go!

    - Sarah
    www.moonandforest.co.uk

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    1. Love a good falafel, but yes, do try it and let us know!

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺️💓

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  3. I really liked the recipe for this delicious and very useful soup. He helps me to eat the right food.

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  4. Cooking is my hobby and I have to admit that it's a good recepies for my little daughter.

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