Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Soup

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  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 50 minutes

Ingredients

1large sweet potato
1/2large sweet onion, diced
2 carrots, diced
1large clove garlic, minced
3tablespoons olive oil, divided
sea salt and pepper to taste
900milliliters chicken or vegetable stock
1cup cooked quinoa
1/2cup panko crumbs
1tablespoon butter
1/3cup grated parmesan
parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Peel and large dice sweet potato. Place sweet potato on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with 2 Tbsp. olive oil and sea salt. Roast in the oven for 20 min.
  3. In a large pot saute onion and carrot until tender. Add potato to the onion mixture and add the chicken stock. Simmer for 20-30 min. until all vegetables are completely tender.
  4. With a hand blender or standup blender mix until pureed. Adjust seasoning. Add quinoa and reheat.
  5. For the panko topping, melt the butter in a small fry pan and add the panko and cook until lightly browned. Add the parmesan and stir to combine.
  6. Top each bowl of soup with the panko crumbs and garnish with the parsley.

Recipe courtesy of Tara Noland, a nurse turned family cooking blogger who enjoys developing easy, fast and healthy meals to serve the family. Find more family friendly recipes at http://noshingwiththenolands.com


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