Roasted sweet potato & carrot soup
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Ingredients

  • 500 g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks Sweet potato sweet po-tate-toe Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…
  • 1300 g carrots, peeled and cut into chunks Carrot ka-rot The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…
  • 13 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  • 12 onions, finely chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
  • 12 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 11 l vegetable stock
  • 1100 ml crème fraîche, plus extra to serveHeat oven to 220C/200C fan/ gas 7 and put the sweet potatoes and carrots into a large roasting tin, drizzled with 2 tbsp olive oil and plenty of seasoning. Roast the veg in the oven for 25-30 mins or until caramelised and tender.
  • 1 Meanwhile, put the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil in a large deep saucepan and fry the onion over a medium-low heat for about 10 mins until softened. Add the garlic and stir for 1 min before adding the stock. Simmer for 5-10 mins until the onions are very soft, then set aside.
  • 1 Once the roasted veg is done, leave to cool a little, then transfer to the saucepan and use a hand blender to process until smooth. Stir in the crème fraîche, a little more seasoning and reheat until hot. Serve in bowls topped with a swirl of crème fraîche and a good grinding of black pepper.

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