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Sweet Potato Soup

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How can one possibly make Sweet Potato Soup? This was haunting me till I grabbed a cook book from the nearest store. Most of the time we are clueless about the cooking options with sweet potatoes. But this amazingly interesting yet easy preparation can make your cooking simpler. The USP for this dish is no doubt the bacon fat in which the Sweet Potato Soup is prepared. Why dont you folks try this out and give your views?
  Chopped onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery ribs 3 , chopped
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 1 Pound, peeled and sliced
  Bacon fat 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Freshly grated nutmeg To Taste
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cook onions, celery and sweet potatoes in bacon fat, covered and stirring often, 5 minutes.
Add stock, cover, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer until soft.
Puree, add parsley and reheat.
Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Pass a bowl of sour cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1353 Calories from Fat 497

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g85.9%

Saturated Fat 24.2 g120.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 117.2 mg39.1%

Sodium 2913.2 mg121.4%

Total Carbohydrates 166 g55.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.5 g73.8%

Sugars 55 g

Protein 48 g96.9%

Vitamin A 1311.9% Vitamin C 50.7%

Calcium 39.3% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe