Peppery Sweet Potato Sage Soup
How To Make Peppery Sweet Potato Sage Soup Recipe

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A creamy delicious tasting peppery sweet potato soup bursting with flavor, the addition of lots of cracked black pepper and fresh sage leaves sets this soup apart from any other, it is wonderful! A good choice to include in a Thanksgiving menu or anytime throughout the year.
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Peppery Sweet Potato Sage Soup
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Recipe Type: soup, sweet potato, sage, cream

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 20 min
Yield: 6 cups


2 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves sliced thin
4 cups chicken broth
4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled, diced 1/2-inch
2/3 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cracked black pepper coarsely ground
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated Nutmeg
fresh sage leaves
for garnish


In a large saucepan over medium heat sauté celery, onion and garlic in butter until tender; add broth and potato; bring to a boil, cover, lower heat to a simmer, continue cooking for 5 to 10 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft.

Transfer potato mixture to a food processor and puree until smooth then return to the saucepan; add cream, finely chopped fresh sage leaves, salt, 2 teaspoons cracked pepper and freshly grated nutmeg. Garnish this wonderful tasting potato mixture with fresh sage leaves and serve.

Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay

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