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Recipe: Caramelized sweet potato soup with maple syrup

Recipe: Caramelized sweet potato soup with maple syrup Author: Style At Home

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Recipe: Caramelized sweet potato soup with maple syrup


Ingredients
  • ¼ cup butter, cubed
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into medium dice
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 4 – 5 cups chicken or vegetables stock, preferably homemade
  • Salt and pepper
  • Crème Fraiche (see below)
  • Chopped chives

Crème Fraiche
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup 35% cream
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Sweat the onion until translucent. Stir in sweet potatoes and maple syrup; sauté until golden and caramelized, about 15 minutes. Add 4 cups stock and simmer until sweet potatoes are tender. Puree mixture in food processor in batches. For a very smooth soup, pass through a mesh strainer as well. Add additional stock to achieve desired consistency. Season to taste. Ladle into individual bowls, top each with a dollop of Crème Fraiche and sprinkle with chives

For creme fraiche
Combine ingredients in a small bowl; whick to blend. Cover and let stand at room temperature about 24 hours until thickened. Refrigerate until required.

Makes about 6 servings of soup

 

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