This is a lovely, creamy, filling soup – perfect for those Christmas school holiday days when you re so busy you need something super quick and easy but will give you lots of energy to keep going all afternoon.
I also believe this may just be exactly what Santa needs for him and Rudolph on Christmas night to keep them warm and give them lots of energy too.
Actually, here’s a great idea – why not print off the recipe for Santa to bring home – its super cold up there in the North Pole all the time – I bet the elves would go crazy for it!!
You can thank me later when you get an extra great present this year!!
[recipeinfo]Prep time – 20m | Cook time – 20m | Feeds – 4 kids[/recipeinfo]
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2 sticks celery
1 medium sweet potato
1 clove garlic
2 inch ginger
3 tablespoons rapeseed oil
600mls vegetable stock
Cooked alphabet pasta letters
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Thinly slice the celery and leeks, then rinse under cold water to remove any dirt.
Peel the carrots and sweet potato. Cut into small diced pieces.
Peel and finely grate the garlic and ginger.
In a large saucepan, heat the oil on a medium heat for 1 minute. Then add in the celery, leek, carrots and sweet potato. Cook for 5, stirring all the time.
Next pour in the vegetable stock and milk. Then add in the garlic, ginger and seasoning.
Allow to simmer for 20 -25 minutes until the vegetable are softened.
Use a handheld liquidiser and blend until the soup is smooth. Arrange the cooked alphabet pasta letters on top.
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