In the event you’re after a quick and easy sweet potato soup recipe, you may love this recipe for Cream of Sweet Potato Soup which comes from the e book Cooking with Turmeric (by Garance Leureux). The recipe is vegetarian, vegan and really straightforward.
This recipe is sweet in the event you want to use turmeric in your cooking further normally given that principal spice in it is, guess what, turmeric!
Turmeric is such an unbelievable pure therapy with an numerous document of nicely being benefits – it’s not solely recognized to forestall most cancers and coronary coronary heart sickness, however it’s moreover a tremendous anti-inflammatory that may be utilized for joint ache discount and concurrently a attainable remedy for Alzheimer’s sickness.
I on a regular basis wished to include further turmeric recipes in my weight-reduction plan nonetheless I merely didn’t know strategies to make use of turmeric, apart from in lentil soup or when cooking brown rice! Nonetheless, there are so many different methods of together with further turmeric to your weight-reduction plan and introducing some new healthful recipes is just one of them.
The e book, Cooking with Turmeric has been despatched to me by a PR agency so that I may even see whether or not or not there have been any recipes inside the e book that I wanted to share on my weblog (I acquired a free copy). And positive, there have been many healthful recipes on this e book nonetheless I decided to pick out Cream of Sweet Potato Soup recipe and that’s just because I like soups and I would eat them any time of the 12 months, not solely in winter. Other than, sweet potatoes are so good for you, filled with beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A inside the physique (great antioxidant, good to your eye nicely being!).
This sweet potato soup could be very straightforward to make and doesn’t require many components. It’s not solely unbelievably healthful however it’s gluten-free too, and dairy-free! So good for these with delicate stomachs. To not level out that it’s fully vegetarian, vegan really.
The soup is creamy nonetheless not from dairy merchandise, the creaminess really comes from an oat flour which is used to thicken the soup.
The recipe doesn’t have ‘salt’ inside the document of components, nonetheless I would undoubtedly add it. It’s as a lot as you in spite of everything and in case you assume it doesn’t need any salt you’ll skip it!
Make this sweet potato soup inside the evening and have it the next day at work. I would be tempted in order so as to add some beans to it for some protein and naturally, one of many easiest methods to eat this soup is with some crusty bread. Yum!
What spices go correctly with sweet potato soup?
In case you had been questioning whether or not or not you must make the most of totally different spices (apart from turmeric) on this vegan soup, positive, in spite of everything, you’ll!
Sweet potato could also be very associated in flavour to carrots, so the spices you may use in carrot soup would work correctly proper right here. As an example, you could possibly probably go for a pinch of nutmeg, some cumin and chilly flakes (or you must make the most of one current, chopped crimson chilli).
Within the occasion you want your soups pretty spicy, merely add some curry powder and in case you want, a little bit little bit of ginger and cayenne pepper as correctly. You may moreover experiment with ground coriander.
What spices you make the most of in your sweet potato soup really depends upon your preferences. It’s not a nasty idea to experiment with fully totally different spice mixtures after which see which one is your favourite.
And now onto the sweet potato soup recipe…
Cream of sweet potato soup
Healthful gluten-free soup filled with antioxidants (vitamin A, turmeric)
- 500 g sweet potatoes or 1 pound
- 500 ml oat milk 2 cups
- 1.5 L water 6 1/three cups
- 2 tbsp oat flour
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- Black pepper to grind
Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F (Gasoline mark 4). Peel the sweet potatoes and scale back them into slices. Lay them in a tray and cover with oat milk and water. Bake inside the oven for 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are comfy.
Combine in a meals processor. Pour the soup proper right into a pan with the water and, over a gentle heat, stir inside the oat flour. This can provide your soup a deliciously thick and velvety texture. Go away to simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
Within the meantime, in a bowl, combine crushed garlic clove with the olive oil and turmeric powder – beat correctly until appropriately blended. Finish with a few good grinds of pepper. Drizzle this combine over your soup sooner than serving.
Within the occasion you want this soup and have to introduce further turmeric recipes into your weight-reduction plan, then it is potential you may take into consideration searching for Cooking with Turmeric e book (RRP: £8.99, Trendy Books, available from Amazon). The e book includes 40 delicious recipes ranging from spice mixes, oils, drinks, salads to smoothies and desserts.