The Good News Sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene, essential for vision. The soup uses only one cup of the ginger broth; the rest makes a terrific cooking liquid for grains like quinoa. Best Vegetable Soups

Adina Niemerow
December 2008

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil with the onion, garlic, ginger, lemongrass and sweet potato. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes until the potato is tender.

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  • Transfer the sweet potato to a blender. Strain the broth; add 1 cup to the blender and reserve the rest for another use. Puree the sweet potato soup.

  • Return the soup to the saucepan. Stir in the sambal oelek, season with salt and simmer until heated through. Pour the soup into a bowl, top with the cilantro and serve with the lime wedge.

Notes

One Serving 216 cal, 0 gm fat, 0.0 gm sat fat, 51 gm carb, 6.8 gm fiber.