Monday, November 16, 2009

A Top Chef Thanksgiving: Recipe du Jour

Top Chef Season 6 cheftestant Jesse Sandlin's Sweet Potato Soup with Ginger, Brown Sugar, and Cayenne Pepper (appetizer)

5 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
1 rib celery, chopped
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1 quart heavy cream
1 quart water
Dash of ground cayenne
Salt and pepper

1. Combine all ingredients in a stock pot and cook until potatoes are tender.

2. Transfer contents to blender and liquefy until soup consistency.

3. Strain through chinois and adjust seasoning.

To Serve:

1. Pour soup into a bowl.


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