Two Potato Soup Recipe

Step 1

Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan or dutch oven over medium heat. Add the leeks, garlic, and red pepper and saute until the leeks are translucent, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add white and sweet potatos, and return to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer gently until the potatos are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.

Step 2

Cool slightly. Puree in a blender or food processor until smooth and return to the pot. Bring the puree to a simmer, then reduce the heat. Stir in the curry powder, garlic powder, turmeric, lemon juice, and mint. Simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes until the flavors have mingled. Serve hot with a sprinkle of chopped peppers.

Serves 6.

Posted by Alison Meyer. Courtesy of Fred Peters.

Things You'll Need

  • 4c Chicken stock or broth
  • 1tb Olive oil
  • 4c Leeks, white part only,
  • -carefully washed and
  • -chopped
  • 1ts Garlic, minced
  • 1/2ts Ground red pepper
  • 2c White potatos, cut into 1/2
  • -inch cubes
  • 1c Sweet potatos, cut into 1/2
  • -inch cubes
  • 1ts Curry powder
  • 1/2ts Garlic powder
  • 1pn Turmeric, to taste
  • Sprig mint
  • 1tb Lemon juice
  • finely chopped red, green, and yellow peppers for garnish

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