February 28, 2012

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup....

It was a cold and stormy day today....
(possibility of snow tonight)
a perfect time to bring out the old crock pot
and fix some comfort soup
to warm the body and the soul!

Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup
2 lg. sweet potatoes peeled and diced
3 med. carrots cut into 1/2 " pieces
4 stalks celery cut into 1/2" pieces
2 leeks ( if desired) cut into 1/2" pieces (can use onion)
1 cup dried lentils
1 teaspoon curry powder
salt & pepper
1 tablespoon butter (or olive oil)
juice of 1/2 lemon

Combine all ingredients in the crock pot, add 6 cups of water. 
Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
SERVES 4
ENJOY!
calories 250   fat 3.5 g   fiber 10g   protein 12g

Stay Cozy,
Carrie

8 comments:

Carole said...

Looks nice I did an asparagus soup recently http://caroleschatter.blogspot.co.nz/2012/01/asparagus-soup.html

GARAGE SALE GAL ~ Deb's Earthly Delights said...

Yum. I picked up some sweet potatoes yesterday at the grocery store.
We are expecting some snow/ice tonight thru tomorrow. It may be a pj and soup day tomorrow.
Warmly,
deb

Julie Harward said...

Looks like we like our crock pots! I love sweet potatoes so much, this looks good. (Now if I can prove that I am not a robot! :)

Diane Mars said...

Now that looks so delicious... I am going to give that a try... I think I will wait for another cold day to arrive, looks like our weekend will be warm and sunny... but that is sure a comfort dish and I Love comfort food (: ox, Sis

nancygrayce said...

YUM! That looks great!

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Hi Carrie,
I've been meaning to come over and tell you I FINALLY tried your paper sack microwave popcorn recently. It worked perfectly. Thanks for the money saving tip. : )
Mary Lou

koralee said...

ok...I really need to get out my crock pot....I always forget about it. Thanks for the reminder. Happy March to you.

vivian said...

that sounds and looks amazing! copied the recipe down. Im gonna rtry is this week I hope!
also, the little choc cupcake above looks scrumptious too!
have a great week
xoxo
vivian

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