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By: Positive Care  05/12/2011

Oct 11th, 2011


1 onion – peeled, trimmed and diced

3 red peppers – deseeded, quartered and sliced

1 medium sweet potato – peeled and quartered lenghtways

1 tablespoon of olive oil

1 clove garlic – peeled and sliced

1 vegetable stock cube

Salt and pepper


Heat oil in large saucepan and gently cook vegetables with garlic until soft, but not brown – stir regularly.

Crumble stock cube into pan and add water.

Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 miutes until all vegetables are tender – stir occasionally.

Remove pot from heat and leave to cool for 20 minutes.

Blend the soup – be careful of splashes – untilsmooth

Return to the pan and heat gently.

Season with pepper.

Garnish each bowl with fresh basil.

Sweet potato or yam contain 50 times more vitamin E than ordinary white potato.

Vitamin E helps to protect heart and blood vessels as well as promoting healthy skin and boosting immune system.

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