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Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup, by , is from Sonlight Children's Ministries Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tresie Wiersma
Added: Wednesday, November 12, 2008


2 tsp. olive oil
2 T. butter
3 c. yellow onions, diced
1 c. celery ribs, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
8 c. chicken broth
2 med. sweet potatoes, peeled & chopped
2 jalapeņo peppers OR 2 chipotle pepper or 2 pepperchini's
3 bay leaves
3 c. shredded chicken
1/2 c. chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 avocado chopped
tortilla strips

Heat oil & butter in large heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion & cook, stir occasionally about 10 minutes, add celery & cook another 10 minutes, add garlic, peppers, cumin, basil, salt and pepper. Cook about 1 minute. Add sweet potatoes, broth, chicken and bay leaves; bring soup to a low boil & simmer about 40 minutes. Remove bay leaves before serving. Top with cilantro, chopped avocado and or tortilla strips.

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Don't let the number of ingredients scare you, this soup is worth it!




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