Thursday, July 05, 2007

Leek, Sweet Potato and Tomato Soup Recipe

Here's another great soup recipe suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Leek, Sweet Potato and Tomato sounds like an unusual combination, but these combine well to make a very colorful and tasty soup. It is also is a very healthy and low calorie option for anyone who is trying to lose weight.

Leek, Sweet Potato and Tomato Soup

2 Leeks, sliced
2 tins of chopped tomatoes
400g of Sweet potato, chopped
1.5 Pints of vegetable Stock
Low fat Creme Fraiche

(1) Lightly fry the leeks in a pot with a small amount of oil. Add a couple of tablespoons of water and let the leeks sweat in the pot with the lid on for 5 minutes
(2) Add the chopped tomatoes, leeks and sweet potato to the pot
(3) Stir in the vegetable stock mixture and bring to the boil
(4) Put a lid on the pot and allow the mixture to simmer for 20 minutes
(5) Use a hand blender to blend the mixture into a smooth soup
(6) Finally serve the soup and add a little creme fraiche to each bowl
(7) Season with salt and pepper

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