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In this sensational soup, sweet potatoes simmer with tomato sauce, half-and-half, thyme, and cashews.

prep:
30 mins
cook:
1 hr 45 mins
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Max Servings:
8
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Bake sweet potatoes until soft, about 45 minutes. Remove potatoes, and set aside until cool enough to handle. Then peel, and place in a large bowl. With a large fork or potato masher, mash potatoes for 15 to 20 seconds (they do not need to be mashed smooth).

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  • Spoon the potatoes into a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in butter, water, tomato sauce, and half-and-half. Season with salt, pepper, and thyme. Stir in cashews, and mix well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer until cashews are soft, about 50 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

370.31 calories; 6.59 g protein; 52.36 g carbohydrates; 16.19 g fat; 21.72 mg cholesterol; 959.27 mg sodium.Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

HammockRider
01/11/2008
I really liked this and so did The Fam. made it as an appetizer for a "formal" family dinner where new people were introduced to the family and it went over big! I only used 6 cups of water but doubled the half and half. next time I might try heavy cream instead. I offered sour cream brown sugar and cinnamon as garnishes.
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Most helpful critical review

Anonymous
12/27/2010
this soup was very bland and uninteresting. the cashews got very soggy and squishy and generally unpleasant. I would not recommend this soup.
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Sugarfoot
10/19/2005
This recipe is from topsecretrecipies.com under Soup Nazi It's really good for an appetizer. Mild flavor. You may need to add more salt and thyme. Adding a little garlic can be fun too.
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Anonymous
09/23/2007
I liked it! I made some variations because of lack of ingredient and preference: Instead of: new ingredient tomato sauce & water: tomato juice thyme: cayenne turmeric onion powder extra: salt butter skipped: half & half pepper cashew Also to make it smooth after simmering for 10 mins let it cool a bit and pop it in the blender!
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HammockRider
01/11/2008
I really liked this and so did The Fam. made it as an appetizer for a "formal" family dinner where new people were introduced to the family and it went over big! I only used 6 cups of water but doubled the half and half. next time I might try heavy cream instead. I offered sour cream brown sugar and cinnamon as garnishes.
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Anonymous
12/27/2010
this soup was very bland and uninteresting. the cashews got very soggy and squishy and generally unpleasant. I would not recommend this soup.
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Anonymous
11/02/2006
This recipe was OK but it wasn't very interesting. Also you cannot get half and half in england.
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Stephanie Ou
10/27/2016
I had difficulty mashing the yam using a fork. I suppose the yam can be baked longer than the specified amount of time. I won't be using this recipe again