My day will start out by getting up at 4:00 am and getting to work by 5:30am. I made most everything the night before which was yesterday, last night, after work. I will be so ready to spend some time with the family today and relax before the big Black Friday, which we will be at work at 1:30am ( yes that's right 1:30 am in the morning! )
This is a comforting soup to start out with before the big dinner. I would like to take this time to wish all my readers a very Happy Thanksgiving , enjoy your families, good conversationm great food and be Thankful as we are to be together today. We all have many things to be thanksful and grateful for if you are all sharing your day with family.his. That's just one of our many blessings that I am truly grateful for, family, taste, good health and the love we all have for each other. I wish for all of you a healthy safe and loving Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks again for your continued support. Tomorrow is going to be a very long day! Claudia
Starter for Dinner today:
Sweet Potato Soup
6 cups cubed peeled sweet potatoes (about 3 large)
3 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 tbsp minced ginger root
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
3 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
pinch of cinnamon
In saucepan combine potatoes, stock and ginger; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Meanwhile, toast almonds in dry skillet over medium-low heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden.
Place into a food processor or blender (or if you have an immersion blender into a medium sized sauce pan. Puree until smooth.
Return to saucepan, whisk in coconut milk, lime juice, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through.
Ladle into bowls; sprinkle with almonds and coriander, parsley for garnish.
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