Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup


1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces

1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into chunks

1 medium sweet onion, peeled and sliced

3 cups low-sodium chicken broth

2 cups water

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 tablespoon honey

4 cloves fresh garlic, sliced

cayenne pepper to taste

1 bay leaf

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Combine all the ingredients (except black pepper) in slow cooker. Cover, cook on low 6-8 hours.

Remove bay leaf and put in a blender. Puree the soup in batches. Stir in ground pepper and serve. I added a dollop of sour cream.

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Jolene - EverydayFoodie said...

This sounds like a very healthy soup!!! Yummmmmm!

Beth said...

Sounds good! I made something similiar to this awhile back, but your version using the crockpot makes it even easier.
Hugs, Beth

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

I can almost smell the deliciousness of this soup. Warm and smooth and full of great ingredients.
This is a keeper!

Shirley said...

I love squash soup so I'm figuring I'm going to love this soup. Looks delicious!

Kathleen said...

I think I would like this! It looks delicious!

Haden News said...

I love that this soup is made in crock pot!!! Sounds and looks delicious:)

Sarah said...

Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing. ~ Sarah

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

This sounds delicious and heaven knows it's still soup weather here! I love sweet potatoes and could eat them every day.