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Section: Vegetable: Hot
Recipe: Spicy Sweet Potato and Squash Soup

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Spicy Sweet Potato and Squash Soup
1 large butternut squash
1 large sweet potato
1 red chilli pepper (dried or fresh)
2 cloves garlic
1 litre chicken or vegetable stock

Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 4/180 Celsius/350 Farenheit.

Peel the sweet potato and cut it and the squash in half. Place on a baking
tray and brush with the oil. Put in the oven.

After about 30 minutes, add the peeled garlic cloves to the tray and
continue to cook for a further 15-30 minutes, until the vegetables are

After cooking, leave the vegetables to cool, the chop the sweet potato into
chunks; peel, deseed and chop the squah and put these, along with the
garlic and chilli into a blender.

Add the stock and blend until smooth.

This can be served immediately or cooled and then frozen.

This makes 5 generous servings of thick soup; if you prefer a thinner soup
just add more stock or water.

Comment: I added some thyme and basil.

Submitted by: SAFFSTAR. From: SparkPeople