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sweet potato potage soup

Sweet Potato Potage Soup


  • 200 g sweet potato
  • 30 g onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 120 ml chicken broth or soup stock
  • 240 ml milk or fresh cream
  • a little salt
Step 1

step 1:

Peel the sweet potato and cut in half. Slice each half into thinly slices. Peel the onion and slice thinly.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the butter in a pan and saute the sliced sweet potato and chicken broth until the sweet potato slices become soft.

Step 3

step 3:

Place the sauteed sweet potato, onion and soup in a blender or mixer, and mix very well.

Step 4

step 4:

Pour the mixture into a pot and heat. Add the milk (or fresh cream) and bring to a boil on medium heat. Stir in the salt and remove from the heat.

Satumaimo no potājyu-sūpu


This soup has just the right sweetness if you use Japanese sweet potato. The soup becomes creamier if you use fresh cream.