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June 2015

Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

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This is another one of my Eskort Editions recipes – been working on a winter recipe booklet with them (which you can download here: Eskort Heart Warmers Recipe Booklet) So I will be posting all the healthy delicious recipes that we came up with!

Winter = Soup time. End of story.




Sweet Potato & Carrot Bacon Soup
Serves 6
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
  1. ESKORT Streaky Bacon 200 g, chopped & fried to serve
  2. 1 kg sweet potatoes
  3. 500 g carrots
  4. 30 ml olive oil
  5. 4 sprigs fresh rosemary, chopped
  6. 5 ml salt
  7. 1.5 l chicken stock
  8. 120 ml coconut milk
  9. 30 ml honey
  10. fresh chives, chopped to serve
  1. Chop the sweet potatoes and carrots and roast at 220°C for 40 minutes.
  2. Bring the chicken stock to a simmer, add roasted veggies, rosemary and coconut milk.
  3. Simmer for 5 – 10 minutes.
  4. Using a stick blender blend the soup in batches until smooth.
  5. Once blended bring back to a simmer, add salt and honey, simmer for 10 minutes. Add 1 or 2 cups of hot water if your soup is too thick.
  6. Serve with crispy Bacon and fresh chives.
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