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Sweet potato & curly kale soup

Sweet potato & curly kale soup

This is such a great soup if you've just battled through wind and rain to get home. Serve with muffins or crusty bread

Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 1 medium onion
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ leek
  • 2tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/4tsp chilli flakes
  • 150g curly kale chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes diced
  • 100g pearl barley
  • 1 pint of vegetable stock
  • 1tbsp parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

What you do:

  1. Put the onion, leek and garlic into a food processor and whizz until finely chopped, transfer to a medium sized saucepan with the olive oil and gently cook for 5 minutes so the vegetables are soft but not browned.
  2. Next add the ginger, chilli, sweet potato and stock, bring to a steady simmer for 10 minutes. Add the barley to the pan and cook for a further 15 minutes stirring every so often. Finally in goes in the kale and parsley continue cooking for 3-4 minutes, season to taste and serve.

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