Cinnamon Swirl Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Yield: 4-6 servings

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 1 CUP chopped onion
  • 2 small celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 medium leek, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 ½ LBS sweet potatoes, peeled & diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 ½ CUPS chicken stock
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ TSP ground nutmeg
  • 2 TBSP maple syrup
  • SLR’s Spice of Life (or another salt-substitute) to taste
  • ¼ CUP scallions, chopped
  • 2 TSP ground cinnamon

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Directions

  1. Melt butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chopped onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add chopped celery stalks and leek, sauté mixture 5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Add sweet potatoes, 4 cups chicken stock, cinnamon sticks and nutmeg, and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  7. Remove cinnamon sticks and discard.
  8. Puree soup in blender until smooth then return to pot.
  9. Add remaining 1 ½ cups chicken stock and maple syrup to soup and stir over medium-low heat until fully heated.
  10. Season soup to taste with SLR’s Spice of Life.
  11. Ladle soup into bowls & sprinkle top with scallions and dash of cinnamon, stir top of soup with spoon to give a swirl effect.