Nov 102010
 

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the Ingredients

the Ingredients

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Butter

Butter

Adding Sweet Potatoes

Adding Sweet Potatoes

Adding Shallots

Adding Shallots

In the Pot

In the Pot

Stirring

Stirring

Added Curry Powder

Added Curry Powder

Stirring

Stirring

Stirred

Stirred

Added Flour

Added Flour

Stirring

Stirring

Stirred

Stirred

Adding Milk/Half and Half

Adding Milk/Half and Half

Added

Added

Adding Frozen Corn

Adding Frozen Corn

Adding Salt and Pepper

Adding Salt and Pepper

Everything and the Crushed Red Peppers

Everything and the Crushed Red Peppers

Stirring

Stirring

Ready to Cook

Ready to Cook

Boiling

Boiling

Steamy and Ready to Eat!

Steamy and Ready to Eat!

Curried Sweet Potato Chowder

1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup shallots, minced
3 whole sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (NOT YAMS!!!)
3 teaspoons curry powder
2 tablespoons flour
3 cups milk
1 cup half and half
2 cups frozen corn
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon crushed red pepper

In a medium saucepan melt margarine. Add shallot and sweet potato; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes. Sprinkle in curry powder and stir 30 seconds. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Add half-and-half, corn, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.

Cover and simmer 15 minutes(*) or until potatoes are done, stirring occasionally.

Spoon soup into 4 bowls.

*NOTES- First off let me say that I’m not a huge fan of the sweet potato, but I love this! I simmer it for about 30 – 40 minutes so that the potatoes are falling apart. If you like sweet potatoes and curry, you must try this. You can also add cooked ground chicken or turkey, I do this for my husband.