Creamy sweet potato and fennel soup with parmesan wafersUser Submitted Recipe
Italian Style Soup
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
500g fennel, chopped
500g sweet potato, peeled and chopped
3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup sour cream, for serving
1 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon nigella or poppy seeds
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Heat butter in a large heavy-based saucepan, add onion and garlic, cook until softened. Add fennel, sweet potato and stock, simmer covered for 15-20 minutes until very tender.
Puree mixture until smooth, add milk and cheese. Season to taste. Heat gently without boiling. Adjust consistency with extra milk if required.
For parmesan wafers, combine all ingredients and drop tablespoonfuls onto a lined baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 5 minutes until golden and bubbling. Allow to cool 5 minutes until crisp.
Ladle soup into bowls and dollop with sour cream. Serve with parmesan wafers