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Salsa Senorita Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Salsa Senorita's Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes – cooked and smashed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper
  • ½ cup Salsa Senorita (any variety)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 oz. fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley leaves

 In a saucepan over medium heat, sauté oil and onion until onion is translucent.  Stir in Salsa Senorita cumin and red pepper.  Add stock to pan and bring to a boil.  Place half of stock mixture and half of sweet potato in a blender and blend until smooth.  Repeat process with remaining stock and sweet potato mixture.  Pour pureed soup into a large stock pot and add salt and re-heat.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley leaves and serve.  Serves 6. 

Easy tip:  Use leftover sweet potatoes from Thanksgiving dinner!

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