Sweet Potato Leek Soup - Thanksgiving Day 2

A Week of Thanksgiving Day 2

This is a to die for recipe for sweet potato leek soup, and to add to the Thanksgiving decor I decided to carve out these squash, which make perfect soup bowls.

Sweet Potato Leek Soup

2 32oz. Container of Chicken Stock 
4 Large Sweet Potatoes pealed and cubed 
1 Med White Onion chopped 
2 Sticks of butter 
1 Bunch of Leeks (3 stocks) wash well and chopped 
2 15oz can pumpkin puree 
6 Slices of Cooked bacon 
1 quart of cinnamon eggnog 1tsp Salt & 1tsp Pepper to taste

Jennifer Maring’s Sweet Potato Leek Soup. 
In Large stock pot heat on med and add 1 stick of butter and heat until melted and the butter turns a light brown and smells nutty then add chopped onions until soft.

Then add second stick of butter in 4 pieces and Leeks and saute while adding adding salt and pepper. Do this for about 5-8 min until leeks are bright green and soft.

Add Chicken broth to pot along with cubed sweet potatoes, pumpkin, and 4 pieces of bacon. Bring the mix- ture to a boil and cook until you can put a fork through potatoes.

In a blender add soup mixture and puree then put back into stock pot and add cinnamon eggnog and simmer for 20 min

Use last 2 pieces of bacon to make into bacon bits for soup garnish 
8-12 guests 
Prep time 10 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes 
Recipe Courtesy of Jennifer Maring and Together In Style...

sweet potato leek soup recipe

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Jennifer Maring is a photographer and video artist that has made creativity a lifestyle, and is a lead contributor to the Together In Style Website.