Sweet potato and tomato soup

05/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Recipes, Soups

Everyday (NSW)
GREEN (ACT)

Makes 20 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 brown onions, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped or crushed
  • 8 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato, cubed (2x2cm)
  • 6 cups, reduced salt chicken stock
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder or cayenne pepper (optional)

Method:

  1. Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil until soft.
  2. Add tomatoes, and sweet potato to the saucepan.
  3. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add stock and cayenne pepper or chilli powder.
  5. Cover and bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until potato is tender.
  7. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  8. Blend until smooth in a blender or with a stick blender.

 

Serving suggestion:

Serve with a wholemeal roll.

Nutrition information:

 Per serve (1 cup)Per 100g
Energy (kJ)268133
Protein (g)2.71.4
Fat- Total (g)1.10.6
Fat- Saturated (g)0.20.1
Carbohydrate- Total (g)9.74.8
Carbohydrate- Sugar (g)4.22.1
Sodium (mg)19697
Fibre (g)1.90.9