Curried Sweet potato and Millet Soup

This soup is a lovely combination of flavors and texture. It has a mildly curry tastes, enhanced with the addition of orange and a hint of sweetness from the maple syrup!

 

 

Ingredients

1tbsp  vegetable oil

2 onions, finely chopped

2 carrots, peeled and diced

2 cloves of garlic, miced

2 stalks celery, diced

2tsp minced gingerroot

2tsp curry powder

1tsp grated orange zest

2 cups sweet potato puree

6 cups Homemade vegetable stock

3/4 cup millet, toasted

1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

1/4 cup maple syrup

Directions

In a large saucepan or stockpot, heat oil over medium heat for 30 seconds. Add onions, carrots and celery and cook, stirring until carrots have softened.

Add garlic, ginger, curry powder and orange zest and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add sweet potato and stock and stir well. Bring to a boil. Stir in millet. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until millet is tender and flavors have blended, about 30 minutes.

Add orange juice and maple syrup and heat through.

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