Tasty Thursday

This time of year soup always sounds good, and now you can make a huge variety of different soups for no more than five bucks! Try this tasty recipe from 100 Soups for $5 or Less by Gayle Pierce.

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup
1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 cups water
1 cup light cream
1/8 teaspoon paprika

Add potatoes, bouillon, salt, cumin, and crushed red peppers to water in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover, with lid slightly vented, and cook 10 minutes. Pour soup into a blender and purée. Pour soup back into saucepan over low heat. Stir in cream and cook 5 minutes more, stirring frequently. Ladle into serving dishes. Garnish each serving with a sprinkle of paprika.

Serves 4
Calories per serving 271
Fat per serving 11g

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