Sweet Potato And Roasted Plantain Soup With Fried Plantains Recipe

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Servings: 8


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  • 2 x ripe plantains
  • 1/4 c. pure maple syrup
  • 4 x sweet potatoes roasted, peeled,
  •     and mashed
  •     Pureed plantains (see above)
  • 8 c. vegetable stock
  • 1 c. coconut lowfat milk
  •     Salt to taste
  •     Freshly-grnd black pepper to taste
  • 1 x green plantain peeled, julienned
  • 2 c. canola oil
  •     Salt to taste
  • 1 c. creme fraiche
  • 2 tsp chipotle pepper puree
  •     Salt to taste
  •     Cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Glazed Plantains: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place plantain on a baking sheet and roast till skins are black and plantains are soft, remove and let cold. Peel and cut into chunks.
  2. Heat maple syrup over medium heat, add in the roasted plantain and saute/fry till caramelized. Remove with slotted spoon and place food processor and process till smooth.
  3. Soup: Place potatoes, pureed plantains and vegetable stock in a medium saucepan and cook for 30 min. Add in the coconut lowfat milk and cook for 5 min. Place in a food processor and process till smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Fried Plantains: Heat oil to 365 degrees in a medium skillet. Add in plantains in batches and cook till golden. Remove to a plate lined with paper towels and season with salt.
  5. Smoked Chile Crema: Combine creme fraiche and chipotle puree in a small bowl and season with salt
  6. Assemble: Ladle soup into 8 bowls. Drizzle with smoked chile crema and garnish with fried plantains and cilantro leaves.
  7. This recipe yields 8 servings.
  8. Comments: Original title as listed is "Sweet Potato and Roasted Plantain Soup with Fried Plantains and Smoked Chile Crema."


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 409g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 649  
Calories from Fat 499 77%
Total Fat 56.5g 71%
Saturated Fat 5.66g 23%
Trans Fat 0.22g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 970mg 40%
Potassium 488mg 14%
Total Carbs 38.53g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 11%
Sugars 19.0g 13%
Protein 1.67g 3%
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