Mary's Two Potato Soup
Two Potato Soup recipe
white part only, carefully washed and chopped
red pepper flakes
cut into 1/2 inch cubes, white
sweet potatoes, or yams
cut into 1/2 inch cubes
sweet red bell peppers
or green, and yellow, finely chopped, for garnish
Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan or dutch oven over medium heat.
Add the leeks, garlic, and red pepper and sauté until the leeks are translucent, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.
Add white and sweet potatos, and return to a boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer gently until the potatos are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.
Purée in a blender or food processor until smooth and return to the pot.
Bring the purée to a simmer, then reduce the heat.
Stir in the curry powder, garlic powder, turmeric, lemon juice, and mint.
Simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes until the flavors have mingled.
Serve hot with a sprinkle of chopped peppers.