Have just one sweet potato left in your pantry? This recipe is an easy way to put it to good use! Cube and sautÃ© your lonely spud with some celery and onion, then simmer in vegetable broth before blending smooth. Almost as easy as opening a can””and you get to spoon up fresh flavor and whole food nutrition with every bite!
Sweet Potato Celery Soup
2 Tbsp. butter
2 pounds celery, cut into 1 inch pieces, leaves discarded
1 large Vidalia onion, finely chopped
1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch cubes
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
6 cups vegetable broth
3 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
1. Heat butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add celery, Vidalia onion, sweet potato, sea salt and pepper; cook for 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
2. Add vegetable broth; cook for 20 minutes. Transfer mixture to a blender or food processor; pulse until smooth.
3. Return mixture to the pot; add orange juice. Mix well to combine.
4. Serve warm.
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