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Curried butternut and orange sweet potato soup

How’s the weather where you are? Is it cooling down yet? If so, I have just the thing. If not, let’s pretend it’s rainy and cold and you’re in desperate need of something soul-warming. How does soup sound?

Chef Mynhardt

SERVINGS

6-8 people

PREP TIME

20 minutes

COOK TIME

45 minutes

CURRIED BUTTERNUT AND ORANGE SWEET POTATO SOUP
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Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • Willow Creek coriander flavoured olive oil
  • 2 medium-sized butternuts, peeled, deseeded, and cubed
  • 2 medium-sized orange sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 Onions, peeled and chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 45 ml Pakco curry paste
  • 10 ml Hinds turmeric
  • 1 liter prepared vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 tin coconut cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Oven Temperature: 200 degrees Celsius
  2. Place the butternut and sweet potato cubes on a large oven tray, drizzle with the coriander oil, season to taste, and roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes until roasted and caramelised.
  3. Heat some coriander oil in a large pot and saute the onions, garlic, and ginger until lightly browned.
  4. Add the curry paste and turmeric and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the roasted butternut, sweet potato, and stock, and bring to a boil.
  6. Cook for 10 – 15 minutes until the soup starts to thicken.
  7. Blend with a stick blender until smooth, add the coconut cream, and season to taste.
  8. Cook for 2-3 minutes and serve.
Willow Creek blood orange flavoured olive oil

Willow Creek Olive Estate

Coriander Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil with natural Coriander flavouring

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