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Directions for: Spicy Sweet Potato Soup with Crispy Tortillas


Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

¼ cup olive oil

3 onions, peeled and chopped

4 cup chicken stock

2 large sweet potatoes, washed and grated

1 chipotle pepper, in adobe sauce

1 tsp ground cinnamon


The Garnish

1 small bunch cilantro, minced

½ cup sour cream

Salt and pepper

1 flour tortilla


Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Place a large soup pot over medium-high heat and add oil and onions. Sauté until golden brown.

3. Add the stock and grated sweet potatoes and stir.

4. Bring to a simmer and add chipotle pepper, cinnamon and salt.

5. Continue to simmer until potatoes have softened.

6. Puree in a blender, or with an immersion blender.

7. Adjust seasoning and, if necessary, adjust the thickness by adding a cup or so of water.

The Garnish

1. Stir cilantro into sour cream and season with salt and pepper.

2. Roll tortilla into a cigar shape and slice thinly.

3. Place on a baking sheet and bake until crispy, about 15 minutes.

4. Top each bowl of soup with a dollop of sour cream and a handful of the tortilla chips.

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