Saturday, January 24, 2009

Roasted Garlic & Sweet Potato Soup

1 whole head of garlic
1 red onion
1 large sweet potato, peeled
2 tsp olive oil
4 cups chicken stock
2 tsp chopped fresh thyme (or 1/2 tsp dried)
1/2 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp paprika
2 Tbsp finely chopped parsley
salt & pepper

To Do:
PREHEAT oven to 450 F
SEPARATE garlic into cloves and remove root end, but do not peel.
Cut onion into 1/2 inch thick slices. Cut potato into 1/4 inch slices.
Place garlic, onions and potato on baking sheet. Brush with olive oil.
ROAST for 15 min. turning once, or until brown.
REMOVE skin from cloves. In pot, combine garlic, onion, and potato with stock, thyme, curry powder and paprika. Simmer, covered for 15 min or until tender.
PUREE in food processor or blender. Return to pot; reheat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with parsley.
Make 4 servings.