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Sweet-Potato Chowder

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Sweet-Potato Chowder
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  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 large baking potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Saute bacon, onion, peppers, and garlic in large soup pot. Add chicken broth and continue heating. Puree sweet potatoes in food processor or blender. Whisk into broth mixture. Stir in potatoes and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Whisk in milk, curry powder, and pepper; heat, but do not boil. Serve.
Updated Monday, March 24th, 2003

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3 Responses to Sweet-Potato Chowder

  1. Anonymous November 30, 2005 at 11:55 pm #

    I love corn chowder and the sweet potato was an added bonus. I saved this one to my recipe box.

  2. Anonymous May 17, 2006 at 1:10 am #

    This soup is absolutely delicious and so easy to make.

  3. Anonymous March 27, 2007 at 10:02 am #

    I have made this at least 10 times and it is always a hit!

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