|Cream of Celery Sweet Potato Soup by Kelly Teater|
Cream of Celery Sweet Potato Soup
4 cups sliced celery
3 cups diced sweet potato
1 large sweet onion diced
1 1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon minced crystallized ginger
2 bay leaves
2 cups chicken stock
4 cups water
1-2 cups milk or cream
2 tablespoons butter
Place veggies in a large stock pot or dutch oven and add butter.
Saute for about 5-10 minutes to soften.
Add ginger and garlic and saute for 2 more minutes.
Add water, broth and bay leaves and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
When veggies are translucent, use a hand blender to blend soup, leaving a few chunks.
Add milk and let simmer for another 20 minutes to reduce and thicken soup.
Serve!!! Makes 10 servings.Nutrition Facts 10 Servings Amount Per Serving Calories 69.8 Total Fat 0.9 g Saturated Fat 0.5 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g Cholesterol 2.9 mg Sodium 175.4 mg Potassium 244.5 mg Total Carbohydrate 13.3 g Dietary Fiber 2.2 g Sugars 2.0 g Protein 2.6 g Vitamin A 109.4 % Vitamin B-12 0.0 % Vitamin B-6 7.7 % Vitamin C 19.5 % Vitamin D 3.8 % Vitamin E 1.4 % Calcium 7.5 % Copper 4.1 % Folate 5.8 % Iron 2.4 % Magnesium 2.8 % Manganese 9.8 % Niacin 1.9 % Pantothenic Acid 2.8 % Phosphorus 3.1 % Riboflavin 4.0 % Selenium 1.2 % Thiamin 3.6 % Zinc 1.4 % *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.